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Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a permanent, full-time Supervisor, Communications position available within the Community Services Department. Reporting to the Director, Community Services, the Supervisor, Communications leads the development, implementation and evaluation of communication and public engagement strategies. This position develops, implements, and monitors the Parkland County communications strategy and supervises Communication Services staff. Operationally, this position will also be required to oversee Communications Services in providing support to internal departments, including communications planning and implementation, strategic management of emergent issues, coordination of communications initiatives and production of communication materials, tools, and resources.
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Communications, Public Relations, or a related field.
Five years of relevant communications experience with a minimum of three years direct experience for the public sector is required.
Previous supervisory experience is required.
Well-developed interpersonal, public speaking and media relations’ skills, as well as excellent writing and editing skills.
Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office and print related applications.
Familiarity with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) and the Municipal Government Act (MGA).
Membership with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) or the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is preferred.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Rate of Pay: $78,281-$97,851 per annum
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Sept 30, 2021
Closing Date: Oct 13, 2021