Corporate Communications Officer – Regional District of Kootenay Boundary

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB), encompassing the Lower Columbia/West Kootenay and Boundary areas, includes some of the most beautiful and interesting parts of British Columbia. If you are looking for an affordable community and love the outdoors, engaging and welcoming people and the challenge to create a successful communications program, the RDKB has the right opportunity for you.

This is a new management position reporting to the Manager of Corporate Administration / Corporate Officer. We are seeking a highly motivated, independent and organized individual to manage our communications program. This position will be responsible for creating a Corporate Communications Plan, developing strategic communications policy, coordinating and organizing corporate and management initiatives, events and activities, and providing strategic communications advice and support to the Board of Directors and the Management Team in areas such as crisis and emergency situations, community engagement, labour relations and controversial issues.

A detailed job description can be found at: www.rdkb.com

The successful candidate will have:
A University Degree in Business Administration, Communications or related discipline.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in policy research, strategic planning and / or corporate communications; preferably in a government setting.
Formal training and experience in crisis or emergency communications.
Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

A Certificate in Local Government Administration is an asset, but not required.

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you are interested working in a supportive team-based environment with a commitment to learning, please submit a cover letter and resume to Theresa Lenardon, Manager of Corporate Administration/Corporate Officer by: Noon, September 22, 2017.

Please forward your application:
Via Email: tlenardon@rdkb.com
OR
Via Canada Post (Marked Confidential):
Attn: T. Lenardon, Manager of Corporate Administration/Corporate Officer
Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
202 – 843 Rossland Ave., Trail, BC V1R 4S8
Phone: 1-800-355-7352 or 250-231-4559

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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