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BC Public Service COMM O 21R – Senior Communications Advisor Full Time in Victoria, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Victoria BC CA

Position:
COMM O 21R – Senior Communications Advisor
Location:
Victoria, BC

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. The strategic plan, From 12 to 21 , is an ambitious program of business…

** For this opportunity, please DO NOT apply by submitting your profile/resume on the BC Government Hiring Services website. Applications must be made via the directions listed below. **

Senior Communications Advisor
Communications Officer 21
Salary Range: $54,415 to $62,043 per annum
Victoria, BC

As one of the largest pension benefit administrators in Canada, the BC Pension Corporation is a fast-paced and evolving organization with a challenging mandate. We provide comprehensive pension services as the administrative agent for the boards of major BC public sector pension plans. The Corporation is embarking on a transformational business plan that will change the way we serve our members and our employers. The strategic plan, From 12 to 21 , is an ambitious program of business transformation that supports high service levels and cost-effective delivery through better use of technology, improved business process and continued attention to staff training and development.

It’s the ideal setting for a consultative team player who thrives in a strongly collegial, results-oriented, client service delivery environment. The Senior Communications Advisor reports to the Assistant Director and is responsible for developing and implementing external communications to support the programs and initiatives of the five public sector pension plans within the mandate of the Pension Corporation. The Senior Communications Advisor provides expert communications advice and direction to Boards of Trustees, senior executive and plan staff, and manages the development and execution of all communications materials. The Senior Communications Advisor ensures that the corporation effectively connects with members, member unions and associations and pension plan employers, through the planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of strategic communications initiatives. The Senior Communications Advisor provides a full range of content services for the corporation, including researching, writing and editing a variety of communications materials for print and electronic publication.

Qualifications:

Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Communications, Journalism, English, Public Relations).
  • Minimum of (4) years’ of experience in the following:
    • developing a wide range of content for publication;
    • web writing, editing, marketing and speech writing;
    • communication planning;
    • using software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, desktop publishing (In Design, Photoshop or Illustrator).
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the required job qualifications as listed in the selection criteria above. Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.

To learn more about the Senior Communications Advisor position, please visit our website at www.careers.pensionsbc.ca .

Regular employees must have their supervisor’s approval in writing before applying on a temporary assignment. Please attach the approval notification when applying on the competition.

If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at [email protected] .

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level. An eligibility list may be established. A written assessment and oral interview will be conducted as part of this competition. Applicants who are selected for testing will be required to complete an assessment at home using the following computer software/systems:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Internet access

Only applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted to move to the next stage (at-home written assessment and/or an interview). All candidates are notified of the outcome of the competition once it has been completed.

** For this opportunity, please DO NOT apply by submitting your profile/resume on the BC Government Hiring Services website. Applications must be made via the directions listed below. **

To apply:

Email your resume to [email protected] with a subject line:

Last Name, First Name, Resume – Competition PC16:46992

Contact: Human Resources

Tel: (250) 356-6533

Email: [email protected]

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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