Corporate Communications Specialist
Permanent, Full time
Location: Medicine Hat, AB (on-site)
Imagine working in a city where the beauty of the badlands meets vibrant parks, and where new communities and industries are thriving. Join the City of Medicine Hat Communications, Engagement, and Marketing team where we believe in the power of effective communication. You will play a pivotal role in delivering strategic communications and engagement services, and helping us build stronger connections with our residents, stakeholders, and staff.
About the Role:
- Crafting Engaging Content: Use your exceptional writing skills to create content that captivates, informs, and inspires diverse audiences.
- Strategic Communication: Assess situations, devise innovative strategies, and provide expert advice that drives our communication objectives forward.
- Adaptability: Seamlessly switch writing styles to reach diverse audiences, ensuring our message is clear, engaging, and impactful.
- Connecting People: Proactively identify opportunities to raise awareness of city activities, programs, and service within the community.
- Embracing Challenges: Tackle communication to create narratives that resonate with our community and staff.
- Being a Team Player: Work in a dynamic, open, and political environment, maintaining confidentiality, diplomacy, and honesty in all interactions. Fostering meaningful collaboration and building relationships.
Our Ideal Candidate:
- City Aficionado: A deep understanding and love for Medicine Hat, its services, programs, and community spirit.
- Communication Maestro: Proven experience in communications and public relations, with a knack for turning complex ideas into simple, engaging messages.
- Word Weaver: Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills; you know how to make words dance and inspire.
- People Person: Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and sensitivity - you're the master of navigating the open political environment.
- Tech Enthusiast: Proficiency in desktop publishing, word processing, social media, content management systems, and presentation software applications.
- A four-year degree in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
- Three years of related experience in communications, public relations, or marketing.
- Possess and maintain a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
- Equivalent combinations of management-approved training and experience may be considered.
Why Medicine Hat?
Medicine Hat is renowned for its abundant sunshine and the countless opportunities it offers to experience the great outdoors. But what truly sets this city apart is the innovative spirit of its people.
Join the Bright Ideas at Medicine Hat:
Join us in building a transparent, engaging, and proactive communication environment within our organization and with the community we serve! Your journey starts here. Don't miss your opportunity to shine! #brightideas
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.