Communications Coordinator II - Housing - Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability

From CivicInfo BC - February 21, 2018

Communications Coordinator II - Housing - Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability

Requisition ID:10023


The City of Vancouver is 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 and Function
As a member of the Corporate Communications team, the Communications Coordinator IIHousing works on a variety of strategic communications projects being undertaken by Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability, as assigned by the Director of Corporate Communications.

This position is responsible for managing critical issues related to key strategic initiatives that are highly visible, time-sensitive, and carry a high degree of exposure for the City of Vancouvers operations and reputation, as related to the Citys new Housing Vancouver strategy.

The position has a strong strategic 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, presentations and web and social communications and liaising with other government agencies and stakeholders as required.

On a day-to-day basis, the position advises departmental managers, senior planners and other City staff on communications matters related to key initiatives related to the Housing Vancouver strategy.

Specific Duties/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Position Requirements
Education and Experience:Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Business Unit/Department:Office of the City Manager (1010)
Affiliation:CUPE 15 Non Pks
Employment Type:Temporary Full Time
Position Start Date:March 2018
Position End Date:March 2019
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-027: $40.48to $47.82per hour

Application Close: March 2, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more aboutour commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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