The City of St Albert has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Corporate Communications & Marketing Manager to join our organization.
In this role you will establish direction for the communications function, provide day to day management of the City’s internal and external corporate communications and corporate marketing initiatives, execute effective communications and provide City leaders and Council with advice.
The individual we are recruiting brings a depth and breadth of knowledge in strategic communications and marketing, media relations, issues management, multimedia development and brand management.
You will lead and support a team of 6 individuals including Communications Advisors, Graphic Designer & Multimedia Coordinators and a Web Coordinator. The individual should be someone who can fit within, lead and adapt in an ever changing and challenging municipal organization.
University degree or college diploma in public relations, communications or a related field
Progressively responsible experience in communications/marketing, with five years at a senior level.
Municipal government experience is an asset.
Accreditation and /or membership in IABC or CPRS are desirable.
Highly developed management skills including supervision, budget management, decision making and strategic planning.
Strong communication and relationship building skills are essential, as is the ability to work in a collaborative and fast-paced, high-volume environment.
Above average ability to write for various audiences and mediums
High level of tact, judgement, political astuteness and sensitivity, and problem solving skills are essential.
Hours of Work:
You will work a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks).
$89,771 – $109,220 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.