Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $76,874–$89,135 a year
Location : Yukon
This is to staff 1 permanent position.
Who we are…
At the Government of Yukon, our vision is to create an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners – this vision is close to our hearts in the Public Service Commission. We are passionate about our people, and we strive to build a workplace that’s inclusive, respectful and continuously improving. We do this through maintaining internal human resources systems, policies and collective agreements and providing human resources advice and support to departments and employees.
The Communications, Engagement and Strategic Initiatives (CESI) Branch is responsible for corporate internal communications, including content management of the intranet, and coordinates strategic initiatives under the People Plan.
CESI is seeking a creative and client-oriented individual who is passionate about improving the workplace experience for all Yukon government employees.
You will work with human resources and communications teams across the government to help PSC promote and communicate its programs and services using a variety of online and traditional communications methods. You will also have the opportunity to work on a variety of communications projects and develop your skills in areas such as media relations, speech writing, and developing content for websites, newsletters, blogs and social media.
Why choose us?
Yukon government cares about its employees and strives to offer a variety of learning and developmental opportunities including in-house training. Funding may also be available to support further education.
Flexible work and leave options may be available allowing you to balance your personal and professional needs.
We also have a comprehensive and generous benefits plan, providing for the health and wellbeing of you and your family.
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Important application requirements:
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.
For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on Yukon.ca.
- Education in communications, public relations, journalism or related discipline
- Experience with research, development and implementation of communication and marketing strategies
- Experience developing communications materials (news releases, reports, website content, etc.)
- Experience engaging with client groups on projects/initiatives and providing recommendations
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:
- Thinking Strategically
- Modelling Interpersonal Skills and Personal Responsibility
- Developing People
- Promoting Common Values and Ethics
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Creativity and strong design skills
- Collaborative team member
- Exceptional organizational and attention to detail skills
- Strong problem-solving skills to navigate technology
- Self-motivated and a willingness toward continual learning
If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Nigel Allan, Director of Communications, Engagement and Strategic Initiatives at [email protected]