Career Opportunity: Marketing & Communications Specialist

Company or Organization: APEGA

Position Title: Marketing & Communications Specialist

Position Type: Full time – permanent

Position Description and Qualifications: Marketing & Communications Specialist
Full-time, Temporary (18 months)
Location: Edmonton
Competition #21-15

Together we can help shape the present and future practices of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Marketing & Sponsorships Manager, the Marketing & Communications Specialist develops and implements APEGA’s marketing and communication activities for internal and external clients to achieve APEGA’s strategic and business goals. This involves building relationships and developing marketing and communications plans and programs to maintain and enhance APEGA’s reputation and brand as regulator of the professions.


  • Maintaining consistent corporate brand voice across divisions, product lines, events, and programs
  • Collaborating with design, production, and distribution teams to ensure collateral and promotional materials support marketing programs with business units (internal clients)
  • Collaborating with the communications team to identify and employ appropriate tactics that address each plan’s goals and objectives
  • Gathering result data and produce reports for clients and the management team to show progress and identify improvements planning and execution of promotional and educational digital assets
  • Working with internal resources and outside consultants as needed—such as photographers, videographers, production designers—to ensure successful creation and delivery of materials
  • Collaborating with external public relations consultants who are tasked with creating APEGA’s public relations and media strategy
  • Researching, writing, and distributing news releases, backgrounders, media advisories, and public service announcements for events, initiatives, and programs
  • Creating, reviewing, and updating departmental documentation, including standard operating procedures, manuals, policies and guidelines
  • Keeping current with industry trends and actively researching and implementing best practices in internal and external communications

Competencies, Skills & Attributes

  • Competencies: Exemplifying Integrity, Fostering Communication, Results Orientation, Service Excellence, Teamwork, Creativity and Innovation, Integrated Marketing Communications, Media and Public Relations, Partnering, & Writing Skills
  • Copywriting skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, set priorities, and meet tight timelines
  • Requires a strong ability to build professional and productive relationships with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders, including working with diverse groups to engage and develop consensus
  • Working and theoretical understanding of project management practices
  • Requires the demonstrated ability to communicate ideas with ease and clarity, and approach tasks with tact and diplomacy.


  • Post-secondary education in marketing, public relations or communications
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency with digital content and social media. Experience in photography and videography is an asset
  • 3-5 years marketing and communication planning experience including digital media advertising, basic web content, and database management
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in environments working with legislation, regulations or where policies or rules govern practice apply
  • Equivalencies may be considered
  • This position will work remotely to start and will transition to the APEGA office when appropriate and within government guidelines. Employees are required to have a designated confidential workspace at home with quality internet.

Closing Date: Until successful candidate is found

How to apply: If you are interested in this position, please submit your cover letter and resume, including your salary expectations, as one pdf document (file name: LastName_FirstName.pdf) to Human Resources at
Please note, each submission needs to clearly indicate the competition number of the position you are applying for. If you are submitting a resume for multiple positions, please ensure you send a separate submission for each competition. Thank you for your interest in APEGA. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

About the Company or Organization: Want to be part of a team that makes a difference? Come be part of the change. Since 1920, APEGA has been regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience to serve the public interest in Alberta. We are looking for energetic people who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. You are committed to serving the community with integrity, accountability, and innovation, and capable of delivering exceptional service. If you reflect these values, have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make a difference through your work, and are passionate about acting in the best interest of public safety – then come be a part of our diverse and inclusive team!

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Closing Date: May 1, 2021

This career listing expires at 11:59pm on Saturday May 1st, 2021

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