This position will be used to fill one full-time permanent and one temporary full-time role for 20 months. The pension and retirement benefits are only applicable to full time permanent role.
Join our growing team in Grande Prairie, Alberta!
Creative, strategic and committed to excellence? If that's you, we want your resume!
As a Senior Communications Advisor with the County of Grande Prairie, you'll work with employees, community members, stakeholders and elected officials to build and implement strategic communications plans using a variety of creative tools. As the third Senior Communications Advisor on our team of eight communications and marketing professionals, you will have the chance to specialize in specific service areas. This means you can focus your expertise and make a significant impact in areas that align with your interests and strengths.
About the job:
The County's Communications & Marketing department works to protect and enhance the municipality's reputation, while advancing its strategic and operational policies, programs, services and initiatives. Our team coordinates and provides corporate communication services for the organization, including internal and external communications planning and implementation, media and stakeholder relations, issues management and crisis communication, marketing, brand management, and digital media. The department also provides communications support to County Council as part of the Corporate Services Division.
Under the direction of the Communications and Marketing Manager, this Senior Communications Advisor role provides strategic advice on complex and longer-term communications issues, projects, and initiatives. In other words, no two days are ever the same.
We're offering a hybrid, 35-hour work week with paid or banked overtime at a 1.5x rate. Relocation assistance is also available!
Why Join Us?
Team Expansion and Growth
: Expansion of the Communications and Marketing department brings new opportunities and possibilities. Being the third Senior Advisor on the team, you'll have the opportunity to move into a business partnership model with specific specializations areas. You'll collaborate with the other members of the Senior Communications team and to make an impact to our organization.
: As the third Senior Communications Advisor on our team, you will have the chance to specialize in specific service areas. This means you can focus your expertise and make a significant impact in areas that align with your interests and strengths.
Hybrid Work Environment
: We offer a hybrid work model that combines the best of both worlds. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home and from our modern office space, allowing you to thrive in a comfortable and productive work environment.
35-Hour Work Week with Overtime Benefits:
We value your time and effort. With a 35-hour work week, you'll have more time for yourself and your passions. Plus, any additional hours worked beyond the regular schedule will be compensated with overtime paid out or banked at a 1.5x rate.
Middle of Everywhere
: Discover the perfect blend of a small-town feel with big-city amenities. Located in northwestern Alberta, the County of Grande Prairie is a vibrant and rapidly growing economic region. Enjoy affordable housing, short commutes, and a wide range of cultural, recreational, business and educational opportunities. Explore the breathtaking landscapes, visit the renowned dinosaur bonebed and museum, and experience the friendly communities that make this area truly special.
: We understand that relocating can be a significant step. To make the transition smoother for you, we offer relocation assistance to support your move.
: When you join our team, you'll have immediate access to comprehensive health coverage without any waiting period. This means that from day one, you and your eligible dependents can take full advantage of our health insurance plans, including medical, dental and vision coverage.
LAPP Pension & Retirement Savings (permanent employees only):
The County of Grande Prairie participates in the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) and optional registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) through payroll deduction by Canada Life Assurance Company. As a permanent member of our team, you'll get the opportunity to reap all these benefits from day one.
Retirement Savings (permanent employees only):
The County of Grande Prairie offers an optional registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) through payroll deduction by Canada Life Assurance Company. As a member of our team, you'll get the opportunity to participate in this benefit from day one.
Please note that once your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email. If we require any additional information we will contact you. We thank everyone for their application, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications received we can only answer questions at the interview stage.
The County of Grande Prairie recognizes and values the principles of fair hiring practices. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact email@example.com and we will work with you to meet your needs.
You are encouraged to apply online by following the link: https://countygp.prevueaps.ca/jobs/20581.html
- This posting may be used for future vacancies or to fill more than one position
- This posting may be open until a suitable candidate(s) is/are found.