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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
IABC/Toronto e-Lert
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In this issue:

  1. Calling all IABC/Toronto members – We’re looking for volunteers
  2. IABC/Toronto’s Annual Meet our Leaders event – September 13
  3. PIC presents: The Power of the Inbox – September 7
  4. NEW! Video storytelling workshop – September 27
  5. Early Bird closes September 2! Change is the New Black for Communications – October 27
  6. Deadline to apply for the next CMP exam fast approaching - September 1
  7. Silver Leaf Awards program: early bird deadline ends September 2
  8. On-demand webcast: Presentation skills and storytelling strategies
  9. 14 New CareerLine job postings open to IABC/Toronto members


IABC/Toronto is looking for dedicated volunteers for the 2016-17 board year. Volunteers are the backbone of IABC/Toronto. Ninety per cent of services provided to members are planned by an enthusiastic team of volunteers.

By becoming involved in IABC/Toronto, members find increased opportunities to network, enhance skills, gain new experiences and have fun while making an impact.

There are a variety opportunities available that highlight different skill sets and time commitments. The volunteer application form lets members identify interests, and for IABC/Toronto to assign volunteer responsibilities based on interest.
 

Ready to Apply?

Complete a volunteer form and submit to toronto-info@iabc.to. We will confirm once received.

We highly recommend submitting a volunteer form sooner than later as often positions fill fast. You must be a current member of IABC/Toronto to volunteer.

IABC/Toronto’s Annual Meet our Leaders event


Tuesday, September 13, 6 to 8 p.m., SpeakEasy 21, 21 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
 
Want to meet this year’s chapter leaders? How about providing input on the chapter plans for the next 10 months? Here is your chance to network with chapter leaders, learn about volunteer opportunities with IABC/Toronto and connect with fellow communication professionals.

Register Today!

Check out more about this unique venue by going to http://www.speakeasy21.com/
 
Registration fees: (include admission, refreshments, networking)
  • $10 plus HST: IABC members ($11.30 with HST)
  • $30 plus HST: Non-members ($33.90 with HST)

PIC presents: The Power of the Inbox


Wednesday, September 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Metro Hall, Room 310, 55 John Street, Toronto
 
Have you considered offering email marketing services to your clients? Ever thought about developing your own contact list and using it to grow your indie business?
 
Join us as we kick off PIC’s new season with a great opportunity to learn about the power of the inbox. You won’t want to miss this jam-packed, interactive session with Javed S. Khan, a digital marketing expert and champion of small- and medium-sized businesses.
 
You’ll discover the purpose of email marketing and what it can do for your clients’ organizations as well as your own business. Learn how to boost open rates, promote engagement and save time when planning and creating great content.
 
Networking begins at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation follows at 7 p.m. sharp. There is no charge for this event.
 
Register by August 31!

Tuesday, September 27, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Doubletree by Hilton Toronto, Victoria Room, 108 Chestnut St., Toronto
 
Join award-winning independent writer, director and producer James Hyslop for an entertaining and hands-on 90-minute session on storytelling in corporate videos.

The evening session will include a 60-minute workshop on the elements of video production, followed by group assignments on a specific scenario, for example crisis management, a product launch, corporate image, a cause or CSR initiative, etc. Groups will present their stories to James Hyslop for feedback and discussion.
 
This workshop is intended for mid- to senior-level communication, marketing and PR professionals.
 
CMPs: This session may qualify for up to five points of professional development.
 
Registration fees: (include admission, refreshments, workshop and networking)
  • $50 plus HST: IABC member early bird rate by September 12 ($56.50 with HST)
  • $58 plus HST: IABC member rate after September 12  ($65.54 with HST)
  • $88 plus HST: Non-member rate ($99.44 with HST)  
Register now

Early bird closes September 2 – Change is the New Black for Communications

What are the communicator’s connoisseur choices for helping executives successfully lead the transformational organizational changes that are becoming the new norm?
 
Join trusted senior communication and change experts Annette Martell and Jody Humble to learn how and why CEOs’ primary leadership trait today is “change agent.” 
 
In this session, you’ll learn:
  • What change management really looks like
  • What opportunities senior communicators can pursue to support their executives’ change lineup
  • How to expand your communication team’s skills to incorporate change management capabilities
  • How to productively partner with in-house or consultant change management practitioners
CMPs: This session may qualify for up to five points of professional development.

Registration fees: (include admission, refreshments, networking)
  • $50 plus HST: IABC member early bird by September 2 ($56.50 with HST)
  • $58 plus HST: IABC members after September 2 ($65.54 with HST)
  • $88 plus HST: Non-members ($99.44 with HST)
Register now

Deadline to apply for the next CMP exam is September 1.


Become a certified communicator and take your career to the next level. IABC/Toronto is delighted to host the next Communication Management Professional (CMP) certification exam on October 22. Deadline to apply for this cohort of the CMP program is September 1.
 
The Communication Management Professional (CMP) certification is aimed at the generalist/specialist level, and is designed around ISO (17024), an international standard for professional certifications.
 
Key dates:
  • September 1: application deadline for October exam.
  • October 8: exam registration deadline
  • October 22: CMP exam
For more information about the certification program or to apply, visit the Communication Management Professional Certification website or email gccc@iabc.com.

Silver Leaf Awards program: early bird deadline ends September 2


IABC Canada is searching every corner of the country on a quest for communication excellence. The Silver Leaf Awards program is a tribute to leading edge work delivered by smart thinkers across Canada. You could be among them, so get ready to share your work and tell Canada your story.
 
The Silver Leaf Awards program offers opportunities for recognition and professional development, and provides content that contributes to our profession’s body of knowledge.
 
The early-bird deadline is September 2. Learning more about the Silver Leaf Awards program.
 
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On-demand webcast: Presentation skills and storytelling strategies


Available until December 3

When you or your team make a presentation you should be telling a story – and your audience should be on the edge of their seats. If that’s not happening, you need to watch Marilyn Barefoot’s Presentation Skills & Storytelling Strategies on-demand webcast. 
 
Recorded from the live IABC/Toronto workshop last fall, this 75-minute session will give you:
  • The steps to effective story structure
  • 12 incredibly simple steps to presenting your ideas
  • How to emotionally connect with your audience
Fees:
  • $45 plus HST: IABC/Toronto Members ($50.85 with HST)
  • $75 plus HST: Non-members ($84.75 with HST)
Purchase this webcast today!

14 New CareerLine job postings open to IABC/Toronto members


Advertise your communication/PR positions on CareerLine and join the growing number of companies using this targeted service. Anyone can post a position (members and non-members) for the same flat rate of $230 + HST per posting. Once your posting is live, it will be communicated via an e-Job notification email and on social media.

Postings are accessible to IABC/Toronto’s 1200+ members in the GTA. For more information or to post a position, please visit http://toronto.iabc.com/careerline/.

Some of the latest positions posted on CareerLine include:
  • Senior Manager, Corporate Communication (Senior)
  • Digital Communications Specialist (Intermediate)
  • Coordinator, Business Development, Marketing & Communications (Junior)
  • Freelance Marketing Consultant (Freelance)
  • Marketing and Communications Consultant (RFP)
To view all postings, go to http://toronto.iabc.com/careerline/careers/.

IABC/Toronto members can sign-up for free e-job alerts by going to http://toronto.iabc.com/careerline/job-alerts/.

Questions? Contact us at 416-968-0264 or toronto-info@iabc.to
 
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