Communications Coordinator II - Zero Waste Backfill

From CivicInfo BC - February 7, 2018

Communications Coordinator II- Zero Waste Backfill

Requisition ID:9481

The City of Vancouveris striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada'sGreenest Employers.With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose & Function
As a member of the Corporate Communications team, the Communications Coordinator II (Zero Waste) works on a variety of strategic communications projects undertaken by the Zero Waste division of Engineering Services, as assigned by the Director and Manager of Corporate Communications and in conjunction with the General Manager, Engineering Services.

This position is responsible for managing critical issues related to key infrastructure projects that are highly visible, time-sensitive, and carry a high degree of exposure for the City of Vancouvers operations and reputation, such as public realm cleanliness, landfill and transfer station upgrades, and the single use item and zero waste strategies.

The position has a strong strategic and community relations focus including: developing communications strategies that support successful business outcomes; creating, or supervising the creation of various communications tools to inform the public about key initiatives, their expected impacts and the opportunities for public involvement; liaising with the media on issues and questions related to the key initiatives, and arranging interviews with staff or elected leaders as appropriate; developing, or supervising the development of a wide range of written materials, including news releases, backgrounders, speeches, presentations, social media campaigns and advertisements; and liaising with other government agencies and stakeholders as required.

On a day-to-day basis, the position advises the GM, senior and departmental managers/leaders, senior staff and other City staff on communications matters related to key infrastructure projects.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Works as an integral part of the Communications team, under the supervision and direction of a Communications Manager to:

Education and Experience:

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