Communications Business Partner – Internal

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Technical Safety BC
April 28, 2021
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional, Strategic advisor


The Opportunity

The Marketing & Communications team develops and leads Technical Safety BC’s corporate brand strategy, communications, and marketing programs to build awareness, enhance familiarity and improve the safety behaviour of the public, stakeholders, clients and colleagues.

The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the strategic development and execution of all internal communications and employee engagement programs with an aim to build understanding of Technical Safety BC’s business strategy, culture and values within the organization. This position will actively drive change management efforts through company-wide employee communications, across existing and future communication channels and vehicles including new and emerging technologies.

The position must simultaneously manage, coordinate, and execute a number of complex internal communications projects within stringent timelines and budget parameters. Projects include, but are not limited to, organizing the quarterly employee Town Hall Meeting and the Annual Public Meeting.

Status: Regular, Full-Time, Union
Number of Positions: 1
Pay Rate: $36.42/hr - $42.17/hr
Location: Vancouver
Reports to: Leader, Marketing & Communications

You will be responsible for:

Relationship Building

  • Engages and builds relationships with critical internal stakeholders (including HR, project management, IT) to identify organizational internal priorities that require change management or awareness.

Delivering Insights & Analytics

  • Support the business intelligence team through communication around organizational data insights and analytics.
  • Monitors internal sentiment through effective channels that allow for feedback, debate and discussion.

Content Creation

  • In working with executives and board members, creates and executes on an editorial calendar for thought leadership content and provide an editorial point of view in the creation of individual deliverables that aligns on key communications goals. Ensure the thought leadership agenda ties into and supports TSBC’s strategic plan.
  • Pitch and secures new speaking engagements; respond to roster of incoming speaking opportunities. Manages relationships with key organizations and event partners.
  • Identifies storytelling opportunities and develops content to support an efficient free flow of information suitable for internal publication.

Continuous Improvements & Measurements

  • Manages and drives continuous improvement of all internal communications platforms, including but not limited to the corporate intranet (Confluence), screens, email, chat, physical signage and other methods of communication.
  • Determines success measures, sets targets and reports regularly on progress against goals.

You have:

  • Degree in communications or public relations, supplemented by a minimum of 5 years’ experience in internal and/or executive communications.
  • Understanding of the technical disciplines regulated by Technical Safety BC is an asset.

You can be described as:

  • Empathetic – you know how to focus on, and show empathy for, how employees experience and interact with our company.
  • A great storyteller – who recognizes that compelling content is a strategic tool.
  • A problem solver – you have the ability to identify potential concerns, and to respond to issues and enquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Comfortable with change – can quickly establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communicator – you use your exceptional communication skills to work effectively with a diverse group of people with different levels of technical background to get the job done.
  • A strategic leader – you have strong business and financial acumen. You can lead cross functional teams to achieve strategic objectives.

About Technical Safety BC

Technical Safety BC (formerly BC Safety Authority) is an independent, self-funded organization that oversees the safe installation and operation of technical systems and equipment across the province. In addition to issuing permits, licenses and certificates, we work with industry to reduce safety risks through assessment, education and outreach, enforcement, and research. Through simplification of our initiatives we promote understanding and engagement, making safety accessible to everyone. As society changes, we create and adopt new ideas, skills, and tools that will enable us to meet the safety challenges of a highly-connected world.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the safety system in B.C. We are strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. Technical Safety BC welcomes those who would contribute to further diversifying our organization, as we are an equal opportunity employer.

Our values guide our work.

  • We See Genius in Diversity
  • We Foster Confidence
  • We Make the Complex Simple
  • We Adapt

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and include a writing sample! To learn more about Technical Safety BC or to view a full list of our current opportunities, please visit our website at

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