Communications Coordinator – Community Relations

Back to Blogs Posted: February 16, 2018
BC HOUSING
Published
February 16, 2018
Location
Burnaby, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
New to communications, Established professional
Membership #
111426

Description

Communications Coordinator - Community Relations

BC HOUSING

Job ID: 2661

Short Term/Full Time (approximately 1 year)

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), BC

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for a wide range of communications and community relations activities, with the primary emphasis being on supporting public engagement strategies for major new construction, redevelopment and renovation initiatives; coordinating tenant communications; and assisting with program outreach to increase awareness of BC Housing’s role in developing, protecting and maintaining affordable housing in British Columbia.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of a college diploma in communications.

One to two years directly-related experience in communications or public engagement, including experience coordinating events, working directly with the public and various stakeholders and creating a variety of materials. Some experience in the public sector preferred.

A suitable combination of education and experience acceptable to the employer.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Good writing and editing skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work with graphic designers, agencies and contractors
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines and pressures, with scrupulous attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Strong ability to work with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and PowerPoint
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner

Please review the full Job Description prior to applying at www.bchousing.org/careers 

To apply for the job please visit www.bchousing.org/careers and submit an application

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