Career Opportunity: Communications Officer, City of Leduc

Company or Organization: City of Leduc

Position Title: Communications Officer

Position Type: Full time – permanent

Position Description and Qualifications: Posting ID: 18-47

Communications Officer
Permanent, Full-time – 35 hours/week
$80,262.00 – $100,300.20 / annum

At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building. If working for this kind of progressive organization is of interest, you should know that we’re currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Communications Officer to provide expertise for communication-related functions for our rapidly growing City.

Reporting to the Manager, Communications and Marketing Services, this position will be responsible for communications support for the areas of Inter-governmental Affairs & Corporate Planning, Executive and Council, as well as public engagement and internal communications. The successful candidate should also be adept at social media, strategic communications planning, and brand integrity.

The Communications Officer will work collaboratively with all levels of the organization, and external stakeholders, as required. This position must professionally represent the organization and maintain a positive working relationship internally and externally, with all media and community stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism with a minimum of five years of corporate communications experience. Experience with municipal, provincial or federal government is an asset. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Software and Microsoft Office is required for this position. The successful candidate will also provide a current Criminal Record Check as part of the hiring process.

How to apply: If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at: www.leduc.ca/jobs

Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on May 3, 2018. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing Date: May 3, 2018

This career listing expires at 11:59pm on Thursday May 3rd, 2018

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