Director, Communications

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Financial Institutions Commission (BC Public Service)
Published
April 24, 2019
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Ministry of Finance
Vancouver

Director, Communications
$90,900.08 – $118,400.03 annually

This position is excluded from union membership.

A unique and challenging opportunity to apply your skills and passion for organizational communications and engagement

The Financial Institutions Commission (“FICOM”) regulates pension, financial services and mortgage brokers industries in British Columbia. This regulation is designed to protect the public against the insolvency of financial institutions, prevent improper market conduct in the financial services and mortgage broker sectors, provide deposit insurance for members of B.C. credit unions and ensure the solvency of pension funds. 

The Director, Communications is FICOM’S (Financial Institutions Commission) primary media contact and spokesperson responsible for media relations, strategic communications planning, brand development, internal communications, and issues management, with a focus on the development of strategies for engaging with consumers and the public. If you have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in working with a staff of talented professionals and have a passion for communications and engagement, we encourage you to apply to this challenging and rewarding opportunity.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or English and 
  • 7 years experience in public relations, corporate communications or media relations in a large organization. Preference may be given to experience in a regulatory/governmental environment.
  • 2 years demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

For more information and to apply online by May 6, 2019, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/59652

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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