Manager Communications

Back to Blogs Posted: August 13, 2021
City of Prince George
Published
August 13, 2021
Location
Prince George, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional

Description

Let Your Creativity, Engaging Writing Skills and Ability to Connect with People Shine in This Critical Role

About Our Community:

Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects local residents, businesses, resources and agricultural products to markets around the world.  And it is only a short drive to almost anywhere in Prince George – spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you!

 

About Our Organization:

The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, the City offers a safe and supportive workplace in which to serve our community!

 

About The Opportunity:

In this very fast-paced environment, you will provide leadership in public messaging and communications to ensure the effective and timely distribution of information from the City to the community.  In doing so, you will develop, implement, and oversee various strategic communication plans and initiatives designed to support Council’s priorities and work with all City departments to raise awareness of civic operations and projects.  You will also be involved in conducting research and analyzing data on a wide range of complex and confidential issues as well as preparing reports, recommendations and action plans for Council and senior administration.

 

About Your Background:

You have a university degree in Communications, Public Relations, Public Administration or a related discipline as well as significant experience in a strategic corporate communications role, preferably in the public sector.  Previous leadership experience in a formal supervisory capacity is essential.  Along with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, you have demonstrated knowledge and experience with multiple communication channels, including print and electronic materials, websites and social media best practices and media relations.  A resourceful thinker and excellent communicator, you are able to anticipate emerging issues and trends and develop effective strategic communication plans.

 

Why You Will Love Being the Manager, Communications for the City of Prince George:

  • Use your positive energy to coach, inspire and foster high standards within your communications team.
  • Deliver exceptional internal and external communications with a high level of professionalism.
  • In this exempt position, we offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Please apply in confidence by September 8, 2021 to:

 

http://princegeorgejobs.prevueaps.ca/jobs/

 

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More information about living and working in Prince George and a detailed job description can be located on our website.

 

The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; we will be in contact with candidates selected for an interview.

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