Senior Manager, Communications & Community Relations

Back to Blogs Posted: March 25, 2024
Abbotsford School District
Published
March 25, 2024
Location
Abbotsford, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional
Job Location
On-Site
Specific Date (Application Deadline)
04/24/2024

Description

Senior Manager, Communications & Community Relations
Abbotsford School District
Abbotsford, BC

Éy swáyel. We acknowledge that the Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Semá:th First Nation and Mathxwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers.

Located in the heart of the Fraser Valley, the Abbotsford School District (“the District” or “Abby Schools”) comprises of 46 schools attended by over 20,700 students in elementary, middle, and secondary schools.

The District now seeks a new Senior Manager, Communications and Community Relations to provide critical strategic communications counsel to the executive leadership team and the Board of Education. Reporting to the Superintendent/CEO, the Senior Manager is responsible for the development and execution of high-value strategic communications that promote awareness about the school district’s vision, strengths and achievements, and enhance the organization’s overall reputation and brand. The Senior Manager, Communications and Community Relations will oversee all district communications methods and tools, including the district website, ensuring the school district maintains its status as an innovative, responsive, and accountable organization. The compensation range for this role is $102,050 to $127,562 plus benefits.

The ideal candidate brings progressively senior experience in communications or public affairs with an organization of a similar size and complexity. An exceptional communicator, the candidate brings considerable experience with the methods, practices and techniques for preparing and disseminating material for public information, promotion and publicity purposes and is well-versed in web communications and social media methods. The preferred candidate also demonstrates knowledge of current issues in public education and the ability to deal with sensitive issues, including experience responding to media enquiries and crisis communication management.

This position is based in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

To explore this opportunity further, please go to the following link: https://boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/2411

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.

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