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E2104 - RCMP Communications Assistant

E2104 - RCMP Communications Assistant

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: E2104
Title: RCMP Communications Assistant
Department: RCMP
Duties: Work with appropriate internal stakeholders to deliver a corporate communications plan aligned with the organization’s strategic priorities. Identifies, coordinates and implements programs to deliver on communications plan;

Provide speaking notes for RCMP to ensure external partners are well briefed and provide a clear and consistent message to the community;

Enhance engagement opportunities for residents. This may include attending community events as a representative of the City, and RCMP;

Monitor and update online communication, ensuring the RCMP online platform’s, website and social media outlets provide a consistent message as well as effective two way communication with residents;

Support administrative staff in a variety of tasks to ensure consistent communication in a timely manner on behalf of the RCMP media section;

Ensure the RCMP’s corporate identity is managed professionally and consistently to ensure quality and consistency in all communication materials;

Monitor industry best practices to identify and recommend opportunities that will enhance public consultation and citizen engagement in municipal government;

Assist with emergency communication or crisis communication under the direction of the Communications Manager. Assist with creating clear, effective and timely communications during a crisis situation and may be required to serve as Public Information Officer;

Prepare media releases on behalf of the RCMP media section;

Prepare internal communications on behalf of the RCMP media section;

Update the Annual Performance Plan;

Facilitate the Detachment Strategic Plan

Prepare other communications including reports to Major and Council
Education: A two-year diploma from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Media Communications, Journalism or a related field;

Experience within a related field, preferably including hands-on experience in local government or another public sector organization;

Skills: Superior oral and written communication skills, with the ability to deal effectively with members of Council, management, the public, all levels of staff and the media; Ability to maintain confidentiality on all sensitive matters; Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and integrity;

Knowledge of and ability to utilize current social media tools;

Knowledge of good communication principles and practices especially as they relate to strategic corporate communications, issues management and media relations;

(6) Knowledge and experience using InDesign, Photoshop and/or other graphic design programs; and

(7) Must be in posession of a valid B.C. Driver’s Licence.
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2021-10-29 04:30 PM
Posted: 2021-10-15
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