Director, Communications

Back to Blogs Posted: January 28, 2022
Capilano University
Published
January 28, 2022
Location
2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Business leader
Job Location
Hybrid
Application Deadline
Until Filled
Membership #
6209415

Description

What you'll do:

Among your duties, you will:

  • Develop strategic communication plans to proactively distinguish Capilano University as an exceptional post-secondary learning environment.
  • Oversee the release of timely, accurate information to ensure all members of the campus community have the information they need to engage with the University in meaningful ways.
  • Direct an exceptional team of communications professionals in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of communications and public relations activities, both internal and external.
  • Ensure evaluation systems are in place to monitor and report progress on communications activities
  • Work collaboratively with the President’s Office, Institutional Research, IT Services, Marketing and Digital Experience, Development and Alumni Relations and leaders at all levels to ensure informative, accurate, timely and brand-aligned reporting and communications.
  • Monitor emerging issues for reputational impact, recommends and prepares appropriate responses.

What you'll bring:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in journalism, public relations, communications, political science or highly related discipline.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a public sector environment or large, complex organization.
  • A minimum of five (5) years media and public relations experience.
  • A background in, or exposure to, government relations.
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

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