As the Sr. Public Affairs Counsel you are an experienced public affairs/public policy strategist with a keen understanding of the Atlantic Canadian regulatory and public policy environment. You demonstrate impeccable strategic writing skills under demanding timelines, are an excellent communicator, and are experienced in developing public stakeholder engagement strategies. You are experienced at supporting a company’s regulatory strategy, are able to skillfully articulate positions on a wide variety of subject matters and possess expert knowledge of the government decision making process.
As an ambassador of Atlantic Lottery, you will live our social responsibility values internally and externally. You support Atlantic Lottery’s commitment to transparency by facilitating the fluid exchange of information between Atlantic Lottery and key stakeholders, including shareholders, government officials, regulatory bodies, community interest groups and other audiences as appropriate.
Content Creation/Strategic Writing: Support Atlantic Lottery’s commitment to transparency by facilitating the prompt and fluid exchange of information between Atlantic Lottery and key stakeholders.
Strategy and Analysis: Identify and analyze public policy matters of interest to Atlantic Lottery; recommend and implement strategies to support the organization’s mandate of providing a safe and regulated gaming experience to Atlantic Canadians.
Narrative Building: Works collaboratively with the communications team in identifying opportunities to tell Atlantic Lottery’s story. Supports the communications team by providing timely updates on public policy matters and relevant industry trends.
Regulatory Affairs: Support Atlantic Lottery’s commitment to regulatory compliance and performance optimization.
- Undergraduate degree in public policy, public relations, journalism, political science or related discipline. Legal training considered an asset.
- Minimum seven years of progressive work experience. An equivalent combination of education and/ or experience will be considered.
- Superior strategic/business writing skills.
- Ability to produce high-quality work under demanding timelines.
- Working knowledge of the government decision making process.
- Ability to travel and/ or work extended hours as required.
- Bilingualism considered an asset.
Our players have been having fun and “dreaming big” since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.
The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today’s Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees, who are the heart and soul of our business. We offer everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the internet.
With games come winners – big and small wins every day – but the best thing about lottery games is that when you choose to play with us, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities. That feels good!
There are many reasons why we choose to work at Atlantic Lottery (AL) and one of the most important is feeling a sense of belonging and pride in being part of a company that exists to make Atlantic Canada a better place. AL wants to give back by investing in you through career development and growth that enhances your skills and leaves you feeling energized to come to work each day. We believe our most important asset is our people and we want you to progress at the pace of your talent and to the degree of your commitment. Does this opportunity fit within your development interests?
At Atlantic Lottery, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.