Communications and Public Affairs specialists play a vital role in informing Canadians about the Department of National Defence's (DND) and the Canadian Forces' activities at home and abroad. They write and edit material for a variety of audiences and coordinate the graphic design of DND publications and Web sites. They conduct communications research, analysis and planning, offer strategic communications advice, manage communications projects, facilitate media relations, develop public outreach programs and organize events and exhibitions.
DND employees in the communications and public affairs area include:
Employees working in the area of communications and public affairs typically belong to the Information Services (IS) Group.