Director, Communications and Marketing
Permanent, full-time – 35 hours per week
$124,105.80 - $155,009.40 / annum
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 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 Director, Communications and Marketing.
Reporting to the General Manager of Corporate Services, the Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all City of Leduc communication plans and strategies, marketing campaigns, media inquiries, and public relations activities, both external and internal. The Director will demonstrate strong political acumen in the monitoring of emerging trends and issues, and in the delivery of all services including sensitive and critical communications such as issues management, emergency management and crisis communications. You have a way with words, both written and spoken, and will guide Council and senior leadership team members to ensure effective message delivery for all internal, external, media and public relations events. This position requires a solid grounding in service delivery and project management. You are a collaborative team member with a proven track record of building strong partnerships.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience managing communications and/or marketing functions in a progressively senior leadership role, as well as 3 years of government experience preferably in a municipal setting. For this position, a Master’s Degree in one the following fields: Communications, Public Relations/Affairs, Business Administration or another directly related field is required or an equivalent combination or education and experience will be considered. As the corporate spokesperson for the organization, you will respond to media inquiries and plan complex public relations responses. The successful candidate will be a born leader, mentor and team builder who can inspire a team to help execute a strategic vision. You are familiar with a municipal environment and understand the legal and reputational obligations of governments to identify an emerging crisis, protect people and property, manage complex risks and restore public services. As part of the hiring process you must be willing to provide a current Criminal Records Check.
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at:
Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on November 7, 2019. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Posted Date: Oct 22, 2019
Closing Date: Nov 07, 2019