Communications Coordinator - Vancouver, BC | British Columbia Securities Commission | | 18/07/16
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Communications Coordinator full-time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: British Columbia Securities Commission ()
Category: Communications, Copywriting / Writing
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Company Overview

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating securities trading in the province of British Columbia through the administration of the Securities Act.


Communications Coordinator

Communications and Education

British Columbia Securities Commission

Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, the British Columbia Securities Commission administers the Securities Act. Our mission is to foster fair and efficient capital markets and a competitive securities industry. We are an independent agency accountable to the legislature and the public through the Minister of Finance.

Job Overview

Would you like to join the team of professionals who work to protect investors in BC? As a Communications Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the Communications and Education division’s overall communications and education programs. This involves developing investor and industry education materials to support the division’s programs, and helping administer communications for educational seminars and corporate outreach programs. Importantly, you will coordinate and contribute to research to identify trends or investor needs and that guides all our public awareness marketing campaigns. You will also assist or lead in the production of publications such as the BCSC annual report, BC Capital Markets report, and investor or industry guides and materials, as well as assist in social media activities, including: writing blogs, curating articles and content, developing tweets and other online communications. The successful candidate will also provide internal communications support such as developing content for the staff intranet, and maintaining information databases and communication support files.


A self-starter and team player, the successful candidate also has:

  • A post secondary degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or related field

  • A minimum of two years of experience in Communications or related field

  • Strong writing, editing and proofing skills (including writing for websites, blogs and newsletters)

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • The ability to manage multiple assignments and work independently

  • The ability to analyze data and a strong attention to detail

  • The ability to do some travel, and work some evenings and weekends

  • Experience with content management systems, social media websites, web analytics, and other multi-media software applications

  • Strong MS Office skills including PowerPoint, spreadsheet development & management, and database management.

  • An understanding of the financial services industry is an asset. Media relations skills would also be an asset as you may support this function on occasion.

    We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment, and a competitive compensation package that includes a defined benefit pension plan and four weeks of annual vacation. Apply online by

    July 29, 2016. Competition 16:112. Candidates must be authorized to work in Canada. Investment restrictions apply. We are an equal opportunity merit-based employer.

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