Marketing and Communications Specialist (Public Engagement)

Back to Blogs Posted: September 8, 2022
City of Burnaby
Published
September 8, 2022
Location
Burnaby, Canada
Job Type
Job Location
On-Site
Application Deadline
Until Filled

Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is specialized communications, marketing and public engagement work across all City departments. An incumbent is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating communications, marketing, and public consultation projects, activities and programs; researching, writing and editing a variety of communications, and public engagement materials; identifying, assessing, anticipating emerging issues and trends; planning and implementing community consultation and engagement on publicly sensitive issues; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. Develops marketing, communications and public engagement plans, strategies and tactics; identifies the need for and enlists the support and participation of appropriate partners, stakeholders and subject matter experts. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related discipline plus considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Considerable knowledge of communications, marketing and public engagement principles, practices, methods, techniques, and related technology. Considerable knowledge of the City’s requirements, programs and activities and regulations, rules and policies governing the work. Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, execute and evaluate marketing, communications, and public engagement plans. Ability to research, write, and edit a variety of materials related to the work and to communicate effectively orally and in writing through various media to internal and external audiences. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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