Josef Jurkovic

Josef Jurkovic is a founder and managing director of the CEC. He has over 35 years of public and private sector experience across diverse areas of internal and external communications, media relations, stakeholder and public consultations, branding and marketing. In over 20 years as a trainer, coach, facilitator and consultant, Mr. Jurkovic has undertaken projects for well over three hundred government, business and non-governmental organizations in Canada and abroad. Mr. Jurkovic is a frequent conference speaker on internal communications, employee engagement and on public sector branding and positioning. He regularly delivers professional development workshops and coaching sessions on:

  • Communications Skills for Non-Communicators;
  • Client Service Excellence
  • Effective Messaging;
  • Effective Presentations;
  • Employee Engagement;
  • Government Branding and Positioning;
  • Internal Communications;
  • Issues, Risk and Crisis Communications;
  • Media Relations;
  • Oral Briefing Skills;
  • Personal Branding Strategies;
  • Portfolio and Horizontal Communications;
  • Professional Communicators Competencies;
  • Public Consultations and Citizen Engagement;
  • Public Sector Marketing;
  • Stakeholder Communications;
  • Strategic Communications Planning;
  • Writing Briefing Notes and Memorandums for Senior Managers
  • Writing Effective Notes, Minutes and Records of Proceedings; and
  • Writing Effective Media Lines and Press Releases.

Mr. Jurkovic is an active member of the International Association of Business Communicators. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Public Relations Society and of the Executive Board of the Canadian Society for Training and Development Ottawa-Gatineau chapters.