Communications Manager, Engineering portfolio

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City of Vancouver
January 25, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
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The City of Vancouver is looking for a Communications Manager to serve the Engineering Services portfolio of clients.

Reporting to the Director, Civic Engagement and Communications, the manager oversees a group of five communications professionals and suppliers or contractors as needed. The manager is the primary contact for Engineering Services for all matters of strategic communications, and is responsible for communications planning and implementation.

Engineering projects and programs reach every Vancouver resident in some way, from Zero Waste programs to water and sewer, from public space use to transportation and streets. The pace and variety of work in this portfolio, and in the department, make this a very engaging role. Solid experience in media relations, issues management and project communications is required.

Minimum education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in progressively senior communications roles
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing employees, project teams and contractors

Knowledge of and/or experience with public engagement best practices will be a definite asset.

View the detailed posting and apply online via our web site. Please note the deadline to apply is February 7, 2019.

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