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Advisor, Communications

Alberta Securities Commission

Job Description

(Competition 2019.86A)

Our organization:

The Alberta Securities Commission is the industry-funded regulator responsible for administering the province's securities laws.  It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors.  As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets.  The ASC has been named one of Alberta's Top 75 Employers for the past four years.

The Communications and Investor Education Division provides strategic communications counsel and support to all areas of the ASC to engage and educate internal and external stakeholders. The team promotes consistent, relevant and timely communication through media relations, investor education, corporate communications, public information and internal communications.

The opportunity:

Passionate about creating effective public relations campaigns that broaden public awareness of important issues?  Do you have amazing project management skills with a keen eye for details?  Consider applying for the role of Advisor, Communications at the ASC. 

Reporting to the Director, Communications & Investor Education, this position will be key in the creation and execution of the department’s three-year plan to broaden the ASC’s financial literacy efforts to support investor protection in Alberta.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating results-focused investor education initiatives, public awareness campaigns and materials. 
  • Identifying opportunities to broaden the reach of our investor education efforts seeing these projects through to completion including TV, radio and digital advertising, media relations and grassroots efforts.
  • Organizing and managing industry events, including our signature conference ASC Connect. This will involve developing the subject matter in conjunction with other staff, identifying and securing speakers, developing materials, and ensuring flawless event execution.
  • Writing and editing a variety of content and messages, including news releases, speeches, key messages, web content, etc. 
  • Representing the Commission at investor education seminars and events in a poised, professional manner.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  •  A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or journalism. 
  • Five to seven years of related experience; investor relations and/or PR agency experience strongly preferred.  
  • Strong writing skills with the demonstrated ability to articulate and translate complex issues into common, compelling language for a variety of audiences and mediums.
  • Proven project management skills with an ability to act proactively and independently.
  • The ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities. 
  • Excellent relationship-building skills across all levels of an organization. 
  • A desire for continuous improvement both personally and organizationally. 
  • A strong customer service focus when dealing with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • The ability to travel periodically, usually within Alberta.

How To Apply

Visit our website to submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by April 18, 2019.  More information about working at the ASC including our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be found on our website at  

You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

Contact For This Position
Alberta Securities Commission

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Job Location
Calgary AB
Job Level & Type
Intermediate Level
Full Time Permanent Staff Position
Listing To Be Posted Until
May 05, 2019
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