The Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council is accepting proposals from communications professionals and firms to support media relations and government relations for the Connecting Edmonton Seniors initiative.

Key Responsibilities include:

Media relations

  • Work with stakeholders to identify stories that would be appropriate for TV, radio and newspaper
  • Secure media coverage to raise awareness of social isolation of seniors and initiatives/organizations addressing social isolation
  • Provide media relations advice and training to stakeholders

Government relations

  • Develop and frame strategic objectives for communicating sector priorities
  • Identify points of contact with all orders of government to advocate for sector priorities
  • Lead training with stakeholders on effectively connecting with governments

This is a three-month contract ending February 2020. Proposals will be accepted until noon on December 5, 2019.

Review the Stakeholder Engagement Request for Proposals for more details.