New Job Communications Specialist In British Columbia

Communications Specialist
Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $41.27–$44.40 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Job Number:
Job Title:
Communications Specialist
Job Type:
Regular Full-Time
Employment Group:
CUPE Inside
Date Posted:
June 5, 2023
Closing Date:
June 25, 2023
Job Category:
Branch/Location Office:
City Hall
Port Moody
Province / State:
British Columbia
Salary Range:
$41.27 - $44.40/Hour

Working closely as a key member of the Communications & Engagement team, this position leads communications and public engagement initiatives and the planning, development, design, and production of a variety of visual tools, publications, advertisements, and signage.


  • Develop and execute strategic plans for communications and public engagement initiatives
  • Review, write, edit and produce communications and public engagement materials
  • Build and maintain online public engagement project pages and tools using the Bang the Table platform
  • Design and book public hearing advertisements
  • Design development application signage
  • Design bulletins and information sheets
  • Review customer service processes, procedures, and forms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications (or a related field) plus a minimum of three years of job-related experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines
  • Attention to detail, fact-checking and proof-reading abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound judgement and independent decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of communications and public engagement principles, best practices, and related technology is an asset
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the City and with external contacts.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, plus strong MS Office skills (creating Word templates and PowerPoint presentations)
  • Working knowledge of professional printing techniques and standards

Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police information check and, where required, a satisfactory driver's abstract.

Applicants are advised that it is a condition of employment with the City that a successful candidate who is not already employed by the City provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject only to human rights-based accommodation in applicable circumstances.

The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.