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Corporate Communications Advisor – 12 Month Term

The City of Yellowknife
Published
December 19, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $81,053 - $97,744
Department
Economic Development and Strategy

Description

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application. We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for the right person to join and work alongside the dedicated and community focused team of professionals in its Economic Development & Strategy Department as the Corporate Communications Advisor for a one year term.

Duties

Under the general direction of the Manager, Economic Development & Strategy, the incumbent is responsible for leading the strategic administration, implementation and operation of the City’s communications programs. Through regular direction from the Manager, Economic Development & Strategy, the incumbent assists with the implementation of policies, strategies and campaigns to ensure the communication objectives of the City are met.  The incumbent works collaboratively with all departments within the City of Yellowknife to provide support and advice to ensure proper external communication goals are met and processes are followed so that outstanding customer service is achieved.

Qualifications

This position requires a degree in a Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years related experience, which should include community engagement within a government or dynamic corporate environment.  The position requires a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain co-operative and constructive relationships with individuals at all levels of organizations. Expert knowledge of best practices in strategic communications planning, public relations and media relations is essential, as are excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills. You must be able to work under pressure and manage projects with tight timeframes and within strict deadlines.

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $81,053 - $97,744 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including monthly housing and vacation travel allowances and relocation assistance.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than Jan 15, 2023.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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