Communications Advisor

Back to Blogs Posted: February 22, 2024
Published
February 22, 2024
Location
Kelowna, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional, Strategic advisor
Job Location
Hybrid
Specific Date (Application Deadline)
03/05/2024
Membership #
31655

Description

Lead the conversation on the future of our city!

Are you an experienced communications professional looking for new challenges and a job that makes an impact where you live? Join the Communications Department at the City of Kelowna, where you will work closely with a team of creative colleagues to deliver campaigns and projects that bring awareness and engagement to our rapidly growing community.

Communications Advisors have strong writing, research and interpersonal skills to help define goals and recommend strategies to reach the right audiences with the right content on the right channels. Flexibility to balance priorities and multiple projects is critical, as you will have multiple business partners you support in your portfolio. As an advisor, you get to create a vision and execute it, while also being surrounded by knowledgeable peers and leaders who will shape and contribute to your success.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a university degree in Communications or Public Relations and at least four years of related employment experience that includes writing and delivering strategic communications plans, media relations and issue management, and digital or social media focused communications campaigns. Experience with web content management, design software and digital engagement tools will be preferred.

Help create Kelowna as a City of the Future. Our diverse and dynamic team strives to innovate to make things better, work as one team, serve proudly and lead responsibly. Live, work and play in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Kelowna boasts miles of lake access, public areas and outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, healthy and connected neighbourhoods, and a world-renowned College and University. You’re only a quick link to the world via the Kelowna International Airport.

Grow your career in an organization that supports employee work-life balance and career and professional development. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position with an hourly rate starting at $43.87 per hour plus employer-paid comprehensive benefits, an earned day off program, paid vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans.

For further information or to apply, please check our website at www.kelowna.ca/careers
Applications must be received by end of day March 5, 2024.

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the closing date are thanked for their interest

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