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City of St. Albert Communications Advisor Full Time in St. Albert, AB

City of St. Albert

Branch St. Albert AB CA

Position:
Communications Advisor
Location:
St. Albert, AB

As Alberta’s ‘Botanical Arts City’, St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of…

Cultivate your Career: As Alberta’s ‘Botanical Arts City’, St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. We take pride in our work, strive for innovation and are committed to continuous improvement. We care about each other and our residents, and focus on creating positive customer service experiences. We are proud to contribute to making St. Albert the #1 place in Canada to raise a family.

The Opportunity: The City of St. Albert is committed to excellence in communications and is seeking a Communications Advisor to take on a new position in our growing Corporate Communications and Design team.

As the Communications Advisor, you will enhance the City’s communication and engagement with residents, internal and external stakeholders by providing communications support for your assigned departments, programs and projects.

You will provide communications advice, develop and manage social media and the City’s online presence, develop and implement communication and promotional plans, write, and liaise with media. You will also be involved in issues management, web content, project management and coordination (liaise with clients and graphic designers), and event management.

The person we seek has great interpersonal skills, enjoys collaboration and building relationships. They will draw upon their experience and expertise to provide sound advice as a strategic business partner to the clients they support.

Qualifications: Completion of post-secondary education in Communications, Public Relations or a related discipline.
A minimum of five years of related work experience as a communications professional working with diverse stakeholder groups.
Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to write a variety of content across multiple formats and to a variety of audiences.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while juggling competing priorities and a large volume of work.

Hours of Work: We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a regular day off every two weeks). There is a requirement to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Compensation: $70,660 to $85,967 per annum. In addition, we offer a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: St. Albert, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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