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Communications and Engagement Analyst

Public Service Commission, Government of Yukon

Job Description

What is the Public Service Commission?

The Public Service Commission represents the Yukon government as the employer and provides human resource advice and support services to other Yukon government departments and employees. The PSC Communications and Engagement Unit coordinates the majority of the government’s internal corporate communications as well as the employee engagement survey.

What opportunities does this position provide?

  • We’re looking for someone to join our team who is creative, client-oriented and passionate about improving the workplace experience for all Yukon government public servants.
  • As a communications professional, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues working in a variety of areas such as organizational development, health, safety & wellness, labour relations and diversity and inclusion. This work often connects you with human resource professionals and senior leaders in other departments of the government.
  • You will work closely with the Yukon Bureau of Statistics to manage the deployment of the employee engagement survey. You manage the communication of the survey results and develop material and provide support to improve the employee experience across government.
  • You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of communications tasks and develop your skills in areas such as media relations, speech writing, and developing content for websites, newsletters, blogs and social media.
  • This is for a full-time, 2-year term position, working 75 hours bi-weekly. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates.

What does the Yukon government provide to employees?

You will have access to a variety of learning and development opportunities including in-house training and funding to support further education. Our flexible work and leave options allow you to balance your personal and professional needs. Our comprehensive rewards package, including our benefit plan, provides for the health and wellbeing of you and your family. Learn more about what we offer.

Since 2014, the Yukon government has been recognized as a Top 100 Employer in Canada.

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For more information

For more information about this position, please contact Nigel Allan at (867) 667-8902 or or direct message via LinkedIn: or Twitter:

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact: Darlene Beaulieu at (867) 393-7460 or


Essential Qualifications

  • Completion of a degree in a relevant discipline (communications, public relations, policy, public administration, human resources)
  • Experience producing communications materials (news releases, reports, website content etc.)
  • Project management experience
  • Experience analyzing and reporting on information/data
  • Candidates who have education, training, and significant experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

When you list your work experience in your resume, please include the month and year you started and ended a job. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Personal Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work well within a collaborative team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to use a variety of computer applications (e.g. web content management software, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop Illistrator, Microsoft Office)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and a willingness towards continual learning
  • Ability to effectively deliver presentations to a variety of audiences.

How To Apply

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Contact For This Position
Nigel Allan
Public Service Commission, Government of Yukon
2071 2nd Avenue, Box 2703
Whitehorse YT Y1A 2C6

Telephone: 8676678902

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Job Level & Type
Intermediate Level
Full Time Permanent Staff Position
Listing To Be Posted Until
March 07, 2019
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