Career Opportunity: Communications Coordinator

Company or Organization: City of Edmonton

Position Title: Communications Coordinator: (Public Information Officer I)

Position Type: Full time – temporary

Position Description and Qualifications: Job Number: 37871

Are you a passionate communications professional looking to apply your creative energy and talents to meaningful work that serves your community?

Do you have great ideas on how to inform City of Edmonton employees about programs related to Employee Services and a range of initiatives that support the City’s commitment to creating and sustaining a positive employee experience?

Join the Employee Services Integrated Marketing Communications team and help contribute to making Edmonton a great city!

With a focus on our Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent in this dynamic work environment, you will:

  • Assist in providing strategic communications advice and planning for clients and programs within Employee Services department
  • Help Communications Advisors develop and implement integrated communications plans involving a range of activities and projects
  • Research, draft and proofread web content, ad copy, news releases, brochures, social media and other communication materials
  • Coordinate production of communication materials (e.g., print, posters, leaflets, brochures, guides, newsletters, videos and advertisements) and liaise with suppliers and other members of the Communications and Engagement department to ensure products meet objectives and specifications, on time and within budget
  • Assist with the coordination for internal channels and internal events
  • Review content and provide approvals of web pages so they can be published on the City’s website
  • Support the work of colleagues within the broader Employee Services integrated marketing communications team
  • Achieve results with a commitment to a respectful and inclusive style

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a 2-year post-secondary Diploma in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or English, or a related discipline
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a designated corporate communications, public relations, public affairs, public information or related position
  • Knowledge of, public relations, corporate communication principles, corporate marketing principles and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to gather technical information from clients and translate it into accessible communications materials
  • A proven ability to deliver quality communication products and advice on time
  • General knowledge of advertising, media, social media, design coordination and print production
  • Proven track record of building effective working relationships with marketing communications staff, clients and internal groups at all levels of an organization; demonstrated respectful and inclusive working style
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with the demonstrated experience creating formal business documentation
  • Experience and proficiency with contemporary computer technologies (e.g. Google platform, Adobe Suite, etc.)
  • Ability to work after hours or on-call as needed

Applicants may be tested

We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 temporary, full-time position for up to 11-months

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Salary: $33.960 – $42.694 (Hourly)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: RF/KC

Classification Title: Public Information Officer I
Posting Date: Oct 31, 2019
Closing Date: Nov 14, 2019 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to): 1 – Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department: Communications and Engagement
Work Location(s): 11th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4

How to apply:https://recruitment.edmonton.ca/job/CITYA000C6982/Communications-Coordinator-Public-Information-Officer-I?jobsource=LinkedIn&src=SNS-102

Closing Date: Nov 14, 2019 11:59:00 PM (MST)

This career listing expires at 11:59pm on Thursday November 14th, 2019

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