At the City of Leduc, our mission is People. Building. Community. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Teamwork, Service, and Respect guide our conduct and contribute to a healthy culture. If you are self-motivated and would like to work as part of a progressive organization and enjoy a fast- paced environment, then this may be the opportunity for you. We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Communications Officer.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing Services, this position develops and delivers the city’s corporate messaging through various mediums to meet the communication needs of the organization and its ratepayers. The Communications Officer must work collaboratively and professionally with client groups throughout the organization to provide quality communications support through strategic guidance and superior writing and editing skills. They must be nimble in their approach – able to meet deadlines and balance competing priorities – and experienced with building strong, respectful relationships both within and outside of city administration. The Communications Officer is a conduit for two-way communication with the city, and will proactively lead media relations efforts to strengthen and guard the reputation of the City of Leduc.
The successful candidate will have a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or a related discipline with a minimum of five years of corporate communications experience. Experience with municipal government and/or emergency communications will be considered assets. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Software and Microsoft Office is required for this position. The successful candidate will also provide a current Criminal Record Check as part of the hiring process.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at: www.leduc.ca/jobs
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on October 21, 2020. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $81,863.60 - $102,302.20/ annum
Posted Date: Oct 01, 2020
Closing Date: Oct 21, 2020
Job ID: 20-70