The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Community and Partner Engagement department is looking for a temporary full time Communications Coordinator to join their team for approximately two (2) years.
This is an excellent opportunity for a communications professional looking to excel in a position that requires high-energy, creativity, strategic thinking, and the ability to balance multiple priorities and liaise with a range of stakeholders. In this role, you will coordinate and implement communications and public engagement strategies and issues management for various City initiatives. You will support a variety of City departments to roll out large, complex projects, activities, programs and initiatives to enhance community engagement and awareness. You will develop and deliver strategic communications plans, coordinate promotional and advertising materials, coordinate events, research, write and edit a variety of material for public and media including for print, social media, web and media. You will provide strategic advice to staff engaged in communication activities and proactively identify opportunities to share good news stories or respond to and mitigate emerging issues. Additionally, you will prepare informational videos; coordinate awareness campaigns; and support photography requirements.
Your qualifications include a post-secondary degree and experience in municipal communications, engagement and public relations with experience working on large projects such as capital or transportation. Knowledge of communications and engagement processes/best practices, IAP2, issues management and digital proficiency. Considerable knowledge of strategic public engagement and communications, and excellent written communications with the ability to write in a conversational tone and a background in graphics design round out your technical skill set. A valid class 5 BC Driver’s License is required.
For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.
$39.50 – 46.64 per hour
(Pay Grade 25, January 2021 rates)
Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately each three-week scheduling cycle.
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at www.cnv.org by Sunday, January 30, 2022.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.
Maintaining the health and safety of our workplace is of paramount importance. In that regard, the City has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine policy applicable to all of its employees. Compliance with this policy is a condition of employment, and the condition in particular is that employees must either: (1) be fully vaccinated, and have provided the Human Resources Department with proof of same; or (2) be determined by the City to be exempt from this requirement for reasons of accommodation under the B.C. Human Rights Code.