Job Posting Details

City of Grande Prairie

Manager of Strategic Communications and Intergovernmental Affairs

Job Description

The Manager of Strategic Communications and Intergovernmental Affairs is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of communication strategies and plans, designed to enhance the City’s overall strategic communication efforts and reputation related to City business, initiatives, programs and services. This role ensures consistent, credible and professional communications by overseeing the development and execution of all mediums used for City communications (traditional, digital and emerging).  The role also provides communication support and advice to City Council, CLT and Department Managers and serves as the Public Information Officer (PIO) in municipal or regional emergencies.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Manager of Strategic Communications and Intergovernmental Affairs will oversee the Citizen Contact Centre, the Communications Technology group and Intergovernmental Affairs.
What We Offer

At the City of Grande Prairie, we recognize and value that people have lives outside of work. We offer flexibility with scheduling, have higher than minimum vacation entitlements and comprehensive benefits that not only cover you when you're sick but encourage you to be well. We have wellness events, social activities, community fundraising activities and a supportive work environment where you can grow your career.

The City of Grande Prairie is proud to be an Employer of Choice 
The successful candidate will be a proven performer with at least seven years of progressively more complex experience in managing communications and/or public affairs programs including at least two years in a comparable senior position that includes supervisory experience. 
An undergraduate degree in communications, public relations, journalism or related field is required.  Experience in a municipal or public sector setting and/or professional accreditation are considered assets.

How to Apply
Please apply through the City of Grande Prairie's applicant tracking system at the following URL:
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Contact for Position

City of Grande Prairie
Grande Prairie AB


Job Location
Grande Prairie

Job Level & Type
  • Senior Level
  • Full Time Permanent Staff Position

Listing to be posted until:
Monday, August 28, 2017