Communications and Marketing Coordinator (Writer)

Back to Blogs Posted: November 6, 2023
City of Burnaby
November 6, 2023
6161 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, Canada
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The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is specialized communications and marketing work in developing and coordinating communications and marketing campaigns for the City of Burnaby. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator gathers, compiles, writes and edits clear, concise copy and information across a wide variety of platforms such as marketing material, speaking notes, media releases, presentations, newsletters, website and social media content, video scripts, editorial content, and other written material to a variety of audiences. This includes content creation for a wide variety of City programs, services and key initiatives. The incumbent also participates in developing internal communications and marketing strategies and plans; provides guidance and advice to internal clients and collaborates with colleagues and clients to implement campaigns; coordinates event logistics and evaluates same; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include degree in communications, marketing or a related discipline plus considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Considerable knowledge of communications and marketing principles, objectives practices, methods and techniques related to the work performed; of the City’s requirements, programs and activities and regulations, rules and policies governing the work. Ability to write and edit a variety of materials and to communicate effectively orally and in writing through various media to a variety of audiences; to work on several projects simultaneously and respond to competing priorities. Ability to use equipment and software used in the work. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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