Communications Officer

Back to Blogs Posted: May 3, 2018
Regional District of North Okanagan
May 3, 2018
Coldstream, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional



(regular, full-time)

The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and explore.  With its diverse landscapes and extraordinary recreational opportunities, our residents enjoy a comfortable balance of work-life activities. With a regional population of 85,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We are seeking qualified applicants for a newly created, full-time position of Communications Officer. The successful candidate will have a valid BC driver’s licence, a degree related to communications, public relations or journalism, with two years of experience in a corporate or public administration communications environment. Consideration will be given to applicants with an equivalent combination of education and experience.

You are detail oriented, innovative and engaging. You have demonstrated abilities to develop effective communications strategies, including use of social media, and employ them for diverse audiences using industry standard technologies and software. You are exceptional in all forms of communication and are comfortable speaking to groups of varying sizes. Expertly managing sensitive information while exhibiting tact and diplomacy are essential skills in this role.

The Communications Officer will conduct corporate communication initiatives and will work closely with all departments to serve the diverse needs of our residents. A key function of this role will be to effectively manage deadlines with a consistent approach and messaging to promote and build awareness of local government services.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a full-time position with an attractive salary, extensive benefits package and compressed work schedule.

Resumes with covering letters, quoting Competition No. 18-11, will be accepted

until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 to:


Human Resources

Regional District of North Okanagan

9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, BC V1B 2K9

Fax: 250-550-3763 Email:


We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

No telephone or email enquiries please.

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