The successful candidate must possess a University Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Administration or equivalent discipline, along with a minimum of three (3) years of public relations, government or related work experience. The successful candidate must have advanced writing and editing skills, including excellent attention to detail. Experience developing large and complex communications and/or marketing plans including implementation is required. This position also requires strong project management skills and resourcefulness along with critical thinking and solution-focused problem solving skills.
Experience and/or knowledge in strategic communications planning in a government environment (Local, Provincial/Territorial, Federal) environment or a large organization is required. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and priorities and the ability to adapt to changing situations and flexibility is important. The incumbent must also be able to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, with multiple program areas. A positive attitude is highly valued. Strong political acuity and knowledge of the Halton Region community, programs, services and priorities is an asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.