The City of Calgary Career Opportunity
Reference # 202468
Closing Date: 24-MAY-2013
Basic Job Information
Posting Title: Communication Advisor
Business Unit/Section: Water Resources/Water Communications
Location: 625 - 25 Avenue S.E.
Union/Position: CUPE Local 38/Temporary (up to two years)
Compensation: Pay Grade 11
$34.89 - 38.38 - 40.30 - 42.31 - 44.43 - 46.65 per hour
Hours of Work: This position works a standard 35 hour work week. Please note that occasional after hours response to emergency situations may be required.
Business Unit Information
Water Resources and Water Services (WR&WS) together manage the quality and delivery of Calgary's water supply - from the river, to our taps and back to the river. We protect public health by ensuring a clean and reliable supply of water and by treating wastewater. We also manage storm water drainage, respond to floods and contribute to the conservation of our precious water supply. We're proud of the high standards we uphold. You will play a significant role in ensuring that Calgary's environment is protected for current and future generations.
Meaningful, challenging, contributing, opportunities - are these the words you want to use to describe your work? We are looking for a highly-motivated and skilled communications generalist interested in utilizing their expertise to contribute to the Water team. You thrive on delivering the full suite of communication expertise including: reputation/issue management, employee communications, media relations, strategy development, stakeholder engagement, tactical implementation, writing, social media and digital/web solutions. Primary duties include:
· Develop and implement communications and marketing plans.
· Implement, monitor and evaluate the progress of communication strategies.
· Collaborate with in-house creative agency to deliver communications collateral such as print materials, social media, and web solutions.
· Write, edit and produce a variety of communications tools.
· Provide advice and coach leaders on all aspects of communications.
The City prides itself on providing a good work/life balance and competitive compensation package including excellent benefits and pension. The City offers career development and advancement opportunities in a wide range of fields. You will join a collaborative and highly performing communication team that is respected and trusted for its expertise. This position will be based out of the Water Centre - a building located minutes from downtown, and that has all the amenities a person could ask for - gym, bike rental program, natural lighting, windows that open, and a recycling and composting office program.