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Communications Advisor, Partner Communications and Engagement

City of Vaughan

Job Description


We have an exciting Full Time Non-Unionized opportunity in the

Corporate and Strategic Communications Department for an experienced and motivated individual

Communications Advisor, Partner Communications and Engagement

(JOB #J0619-0136)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Position Overview:

Responsible for providing a range of communications-related support to City departments, including strategy development and implementation of communications products. Supports the activities of the Corporate Management Team, Senior Management Team and client/partner departments by providing communications advice, consultation and assistance on corporate projects and initiatives, particularly as they relate to editorial content being communicated through a variety of formats, with a focus on internal communications support.


Qualifications and experience:

  • University Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, Public Administration, Political Science or suitable equivalent.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ related experience, with a sound working knowledge of professional communication techniques and practices.
  • IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) or CPRS (Canadian Public Relations Association) accreditation is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply the principles of new technologies to support and enhance a wide variety of communications initiatives.
  • Thorough working knowledge of computer software packages including HTML, iMovie (or similar video-editing program), Dreamweaver, FTP programs, Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, PowerPoint), Microsoft Publishing or InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Canadian Press Style standards.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written, and the ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to deal professionally and effectively with all Stakeholders, including Council, Staff at all levels and the media.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, the city’s core competencies and relevant functional competencies.
  • A valid Ontario ‘G’ driver’s license, in good standing, with access to a reliable vehicle for corporate use.
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as required.

How To Apply

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Contact For This Position
City of Vaughan
Job Location
Listing To Be Posted Until
August 02, 2019
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