Be part of creating a city of the future
We’re looking for creative, innovative individuals with a passion for serving the local community and making Kelowna a city of the future. We’re proud to offer a competitive compensation package including, career and professional development, paid comprehensive benefits and vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans.
Our operations are diverse, requiring a variety of positions as well as different levels of skill and education. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive, accessible work environment where collaboration, understanding and mutual respect bring out the best in all of us. In this way, we hire and celebrate our employees based on task capability, performance and demonstrated commitment to our core values.:
- We innovate to make things better
- We work as one team
- We serve proudly
- We lead responsibly
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The successful candidate will have a post-secondary certificate in a legal secretary or paralegal program, relevant legal / real estate experience and have strong attention to detail and communication skills.
This position is for a part-time/term assignment from approximately October 2021 to March 2022.
Are you an experienced communications professional looking for new challenges and creative opportunities? Join the Communications Department at the City of Kelowna, where you will support City-led projects and programs that deliver services to citizens and advance community vision. A Communications Advisor leads communications and community engagement on projects that advance the City’s strategic priorities through a corporate service delivery model. You will have key internal business partners within the City that you guide, support and deliver a full suite of services, from media event planning to issue management, to internal and external communications strategies and tactics for both traditional and digital channels.
Engage your strong writing, research and interpersonal skills to develop and implement communication plans, public participation strategies and public awareness campaigns. As a creative communicator with both tactical and strategic experience, you can move seamlessly from defining goals, to analyzing audiences and risks, to creating the in-market collateral for a variety of channels. Flexibility to balance priorities and multiple projects is critical, as you will have multiple business partners you support in your portfolio.
The successful candidate will have a university degree in Communications or Public Relations and will have at least four years of related employment experience that includes public engagement, strategic communications, media relations, issues management and social media. Experience in web content management, design software and digital engagement tools will be preferred.