The Town of Strathmore provides a range of services and programs that promote the well being of the Strathmore community, “Where Quality is the Way of Life”. Striving to be a leader in municipal administration and operations, the Town has a strong and engaged team focused on delivering these services to the citizens of Strathmore.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Strategic and Administrative Services, the Communications Strategist provides communications and marketing initiatives to the Town of Strathmore Municipal Building and Strathmore Commons construction project team.
The Communications Strategist provides strategic counsel in executing communication plans, including identifying opportunities, analyzing challenges and seeking creative solutions. The incumbent develops and implements marketing and communications plans, ensuring the Municipal Building and Strathmore Commons construction project communication plan is completed. The position also manages the traditional media interactions, serves as a focal point for media, responds to any communication requests regarding the new Municipal Building construction project and ensures messages are shared with an appropriate spectrum of media types.
Provide communications and marketing support to the Town of Strathmore Municipal Building and Strathmore Commons Town Hall Project Team.
Overseeing social media communications for the Municipal Building and Strathmore Commons
Writing and editing content for online and print publications, including on the Town website, and any other Community communications.
The position also writes, assembles and produces key documents for internal and external audiences including creating and managing web content, graphic design tasking, and supporting all members of the Municipal Building and Strathmore Commons project team with related communications tools as appropriate.
Undergraduate degree in Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years related experience with strategic communications planning and implementation preferably in a local government setting
Experience with social media strategies and channels
Organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and on several projects simultaneously, to prioritize, and to meet strict deadlines
Expertise in the areas of relationship building, project management and marketing strategy
Success in this position requires the following abilities: initiative, strategic and analytical thinking, clear written & verbal communication, teamwork, political acumen and customer focus
Ability to use good judgment, tact and diplomacy
Experience in producing a variety of communication vehicles aimed at various audiences
Experience writing in a journalistic style for print and online publications
Able to work collaboratively with others on the project and the Town, and to work with design, communications, and printing departments
Depending on business needs related to the project may require attending meetings outside of normal business hours
Application Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter and resume outlining relevant experience and qualifications, quoting the competition number TOS2019-30 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This competition will close on Friday, October 11, 2019.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.
This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Oct 10, 2019 Closing Date: Oct 11, 2019