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The Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest and most diversified port, stretching along 360 kilometres of shoreline and waterways, bordering on 16 municipalities and intersecting with traditional territories and treaty lands of several Coast Salish First Nations. Annually $200 billion in goods with more than 170 world economies are traded through the port. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority manages port lands at the Port of Vancouver, and leads the efficient and reliable movement of cargo and passengers.
Reporting to the director, communications, the manager, project communications is responsible for managing communications and engagement support for port authority-led infrastructure projects. This position oversees the development and maintenance of strategic and tactical communications and engagement plans and provides leadership and direction to team members as well as external consultants and contractors working on port authority-led infrastructure projects.
Specifically, this position will:
Must be a self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership qualities and management skills. Must have an excellent communication skills, and effective writing and editing skills, and an ability to synthesize complex information from diverse sources into simplified language for a range of audiences. Must be a confident public speaker to effectively interface with a variety of stakeholders, including all levels of business, government and the public to represent the port authority as a dynamic organization prepared to seize opportunities to achieve our vision for the Port of Vancouver to be the world’s most sustainable port. Must have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and be confident making informed decisions and strategic recommendations, as a trusted advisor to others in the organization, while fostering the development of all of these competencies in emerging leaders.
Must be able to demonstrate pride in the work of the port authority and our values of collaboration, continuous improvement, accountability and customer responsiveness.