New Job Social Media And Communications Lead In Alberta

Social Media and Communications Lead
Social Media and Communications Lead

Social Media and Communications Lead

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $67,548–$88,682 a year
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 40970

Organization: Elections Alberta

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Permanent

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: April 4, 2023 at 11:59 PM

Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 3E Market Adjustment

About Us

The mandate of Elections Alberta is to administer open, fair, and impartial elections by providing stakeholders with the necessary information and means to participate in the democratic process. We also provide support to election officials to ensure impartial service delivery and serve in an advisory and regulatory role to achieve compliance in electoral finance activities.

Elections Alberta is a non-partisan office of the Legislative Assembly.


The Social Media and Communications Lead supports the Corporate Services team by coordinating the office's internal and external engagements, including managing social media accounts, creating visual assets, working with vendors to deliver advertising campaigns, crafting informative website content, and the production of Elections Alberta publications.

You will use your strategic communication practices to ensure key messages are consistent, clear, and easily understood by the general public. You will create various informative communication materials, for internal and external audiences to demonstrate election processes. You will be an important contributor in developing and communicating meaningful messaging to Albertans.

You will use your creativity and keen attention to detail to produce engaging and visually appealing social media posts by developing written content and a library of visual assets such as photos, videos, and graphic illustrations. Your success will support the expansion of Elections Alberta’s reach and brand, while providing Albertans with the necessary information and means to participate in the democratic process.


  • University degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or a related field is required plus two years of progressively responsible related experience in managing social media, preparing visual assets using graphic design, and writing and editing professional communications. Equivalencies may be considered.
  • Strong working knowledge of social media management, strategies, and platforms.
  • Strong working knowledge and application of communications strategies, communications planning, and web communications.
  • Knowledge of legislation with respect to election events is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of and experience using Adobe tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign to develop assets for social media. Education in graphic design is considered an asset.
  • Well-developed writing and editing skills with excellent articulation, clarity, conciseness, and grammar.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills for interaction with stakeholders, as well as strong presentation delivery skills.
  • Strong project management, time management and organizational skills to help manage and support multiple projects.
  • Creativity, initiative, and sound judgment particularly as it relates to problem solving skills.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving


$2,588.06 to $3,397.76 bi-weekly; or $67,548.36 to $88,681.53 annually


To move forward in the recruitment process, your application must include a cover letter that clearly outlines how your education and previous work experience relates to the qualifications and requirements for this position.

This position is exempt from the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).

Final Candidates will be required to undergo a Police Information Check.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.

Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (36.25/week)

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits plan:
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Health Spending Account:

How To Apply

If you are unable to apply online, please send your cover letter and resume to Elections Alberta, Suite 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 2Y5.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. Applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. This job posting may be used to fill future vacancies.