|Communications Assistant (Full Time - Exempt)
|*If you want to work for a forward-thinking, creative employer, then this opportunity is for you! The City of Chilliwack takes great pride in its focus on providing excellent service to its citizens and we are looking for a like-minded candidate to join our team in this critical role in our Administration Department.
||City of Chilliwack
This posting closed on
April 14, 2017
at 4:30 PM
||E1702 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
||Reporting to the Communications Manager, you will prepare and distribute a variety of materials to support strategic communications of the City on behalf of Mayor and Council and all City departments.
||Responsibilities include website updates, social media posts and responses, written communication, ad placement and development, event planning and attending events in order to strengthen positive brand recognition of the City and enhance citizen engagement in municipal government.
You will also provide administrative support as required for the Administration Department, including answering phones, contributing to correspondence and providing coverage for vacation and sick time.
For this dynamic position, you must have superior oral and written communication skills, with the ability to deal effectively with members of Council, management, the public, all levels of staff and the media; Ability to maintain confidentiality on all sensitive matters; Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and integrity.
||A four-year degree from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Media Communications, Journalism or a related field.
||- Experience within a related field, preferably including hands-on experience in local government or another public sector organization;
- Knowledge of and ability to utilize current social media tools;
- Knowledge of good communication principles and practices especially as they relate to strategic corporate communications, issues management and media relations;
- Knowledge and experience using InDesign, Photoshop and/or other graphic design programs;
- A valid BC Driver’s License.
||We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package for this exempt position, as well as a great work environment that prides itself on employee satisfaction.
||If this job is a good fit for you, apply at jobs.chilliwack.com and upload your fully detailed resume and cover letter in PDF format.
||8550 Young Road
||March 31, 2017 08:30 AM
||April 14, 2017 04:30 PM