New Job Communications Analyst In Yukon
Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $76,874–$89,135 a year
Location : Yukon
This is an until –filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.
This posting is to fill one 2-year Term. For internal YG candidates, Temporary Assignments may also be considered. Please ensure you have your supervisor’s permission prior to applying.
Yukon government’s vision is an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners.
Who we are…
The Executive Council Office is the centre of excellence for the Government of Yukon. We are leaders in the modernization of government standards and processes. We provide central strategic advice to advance government priorities through policy development, communications, intergovernmental relations, Indigenous relations, major project management, youth initiatives, Indigenous and scientific knowledge science and by supporting the Water Board and the Commissioner’s Office. We also provide direct support to the Premier and Cabinet.
Join our dynamic team and help us strengthen relationships and good governance for the benefit of all Yukoners.
The Executive Council Office communications team is a high-performing group of communications professionals who value client service and service excellence. We are passionate about our work and support the communications needs of the department and the Premier while also providing corporate communications support to all government departments. As the central agency responsible for releasing government information to the public, our success is dependent on building partnerships with other departments and corporations and working closely with staff in ECO branches and Cabinet.
Our communications team is agile and client focused. The department is responsible for leading the organization through changing expectations and shifting priorities. As a central agency we operate in a complex environment requiring flexibility and a willingness to embrace change. We take a strategic corporate view of issues, consider the details but never lose sight of the big picture.
We are looking for…
Someone who thrives in a fast-paced role in communications and is excited to be a part of the growth of our organization. You hold yourself to a high standard, pay close attention to detail and have impeccable written and oral communications skills. You are energetic, and love to communicate and connect with diverse audiences using multi-media channels. You build positive, professional, and high-trust relationships and work to engage our clients and stakeholders at every opportunity. You are thoughtful and strategic to ensure success within government structures and processes.
What we can offer you…
Yukon government cares about their 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.
- Degree in communications or a related field
- Experience writing for various audiences
- Experience managing complex issues in a communications context
- Experience providing strategic communications support to a large organization
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on their:
- To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on: Excellent commitment to creating and maintaining a client focused culture
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work well under deadline pressure
- Ability to work collaboratively within teams and groups to achieve organizational goals
- Strong organizational awareness; sensitivity and understanding structures, processes, culture, relationships and issues
- Excellent approach to promoting the application of positive organizational values, ethics, and standards of conduct
Job Requirements: occasional travel within the territory may be required. Extended periods of time working at a desk including extended screen time working with computers and other devices.
For information regarding this position, please contact: Eilidh Fraser, Manager, Communications at [email protected].
For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact: Lynn Williams, HR Consultant at [email protected].