In Medicine Hat you'll find feel at home in a welcoming and amenity-rich city that hasn't lost Its 'small town' feel. And here at the City of Medicine Hat, you'll have a part in shaping how people perceive, experience, and enjoy the city - tomorrow and beyond.
The Public Relations Advisor will provide direct support to Mayor and Council, while working in alignment with the City's Corporate Communications Department's Strategy to deliver strategic social media support and management, coordination of media relations, promotions of City Council activities and events, correspondence with stakeholders, and developing speaking notes/speeches for public events.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Our ideal candidate
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to communicate with honesty, diplomacy, and tact in an open and political environment.
Strong marketing, issues management and promotion skills - using cutting edge marketing and communication tactics and strategies.
Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to recognize and attend to multiple priorities and deadlines.
Strong understanding of various social media platforms and solid experience working in various media platforms.
High standard of ethics, integrity, and discretion.
Successful completion of a bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Five (5) years' experience in a similar role.
An equivalent combination of management approved education and experience may be considered.
In 2021, the City of Medicine Hat received the 'Innovative Approach to Economic Supports' award from the Province - a recognition of its many initiatives toward building a prosperous and resilient city. The City's Business Innovation Grant, one of the initiatives the award highlighted, has helped local businesses take the leap, one local business in particular introduced Paddleboard Yoga!
Paddleboard yoga, anyone? THAT'S INNOVATION MEDICINE HAT STYLE!
Apply Now: https://medicinehat.prevueaps.ca/jobs/
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Apr 19, 2022
Closing Date: May 04, 2022