Job Posting Details

Alberta Securities Commission

Communications Coordinator

Job Description
Communications Coordinator (12-month maternity leave contract) (Competition 2018.27) Our organization: The Alberta Securities Commission is the industry-funded regulator responsible for administering the province's securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets. The Communications and Investor Education Division provides strategic communications counsel and support to all areas of the ASC to engage and educate internal and external stakeholders. The team promotes consistent, relevant and timely communication through media relations, investor education, corporate communications, public information and internal communications. The opportunity: This role provides support to the Communications and Investor Education division, helping the team deliver programs and activities that advance the ASC’s mandate externally and promote a positive corporate culture internally. Key responsibilities include: • Planning, coordinating and evaluating internal events. Events include: Employee town halls, the Employee Annual General Meeting, Stampede Breakfast, Staff Holiday Party, Kids Holiday Party and the United Way campaign. • Providing support for external events (i.e. industry events, ASC breakfast seminars, investor education initiatives) by: attending trade shows, booking venues, maintaining participant lists, distributing invitations, organizing audio/visual and ordering catering. • Creating and posting content on ASC external and internal websites (includes writing, editing, photo editing and video production where required). • Managing employee recognition programs (e.g. service awards) and volunteer programs (United Way). • Conducting research to support new communications & investor education initiatives. • Assisting in the creation and distribution of news releases and general media relations support. • Providing office support such as preparing correspondence, booking meetings and teleconferences, photocopying and filing.
• A degree in communications or business and three to five years of relevant experience including special event planning and web administration; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. • Proven communication skills, both verbal and written. • The ability to manage multiple complex projects while maintaining close attention to detail. • A team-oriented, professional and results-driven attitude. • Proficiency with the use of social media technologies preferred. • Proficiency in MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint; HTML & Sharepoint experience strongly preferred.

How to Apply
Visit our website to submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by February 5, 2018. More information about working at the ASC including our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be found on our website at Online applications will receive an automated confirmation. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

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Contact for Position

Alberta Securities Commission
Calgary AB


Job Location

Job Level & Type
  • Intermediate Level
  • Full Time Contract Position

Listing to be posted until:
Friday, February 16, 2018