Community Engagement Coordinator
(1 Position Available)
Term of Employment:
Full-Time, Term (Approximately 12 months)
Article 13.05 c) Should an internal applicant be awarded the term position they shall revert to their former position at the expiration of the leave.
Rate of Pay:
Band 5: $33.35 - $36.47 per hour (Subject to CUPE 1015 Agreement)
The Community Engagement Coordinator supports the development and delivery of strategic communications for both internal and external purposes as well as proactively seeks and innovates new strategies for community engagement. This position is responsible for establishing and upholding communications services and processes, supporting strong relationships and collaborative community planning. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the Community Engagement Coordinator supports Administration and Council compiling relative data and feedback on important community matters.
- Liaises with City departments and community stakeholders in identifying, developing, and executing strategies for community engagement.
Plans and facilitates in-person and online-based engagement events.
Ensures the City’s community-engagement activities are conducted in accordance with relevant provincial legislation and current best practices defined within International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) standards.
Aids Council and Senior Administration in preparing for community-engagement activities by providing advance briefings, key data and issue-specific insight.
Prepares detailed post-engagement briefings for the consideration of Council and Administration in the municipal decision-making process.
Maintains and updates the City’s community engagement website and posting material to City social media accounts.
Facilitates the development of effective responses to identified community needs by facilitating and or organizing meetings with key stakeholders.
Communication & Marketing
- Promotes awareness of programs, services and events offered by the City of Lloydminster through the creation, development, refinement and implementation of communication campaigns, strategies, and initiatives.
Updates and monitors the City’s website and social media channels; responds to all inquiries.
Prepares communication materials for internal and external audiences.
Provides support and coverage within the department to fellow staff during periods of absences.
Supports marketing and promotion of City initiatives, as requested.
Other related duties as required.
Normal working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however there may be the occasional requirement to work outside of these standard hours.
Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Communications, Community Engagement or a related field, combined with two to three years’ experience in a Communications or Marketing role.
- Experience and/or training in IAP2 community engagement techniques is preferred.
Experience in municipal communications and/or opinion research are preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency in: grammar, editing and proofreading.
- Self-motivated with an ability to work independently.
Ability to excel at building internal and external relationships and work as a team player.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to multi-task, work within tight timelines and manage multiple priorities.
Previous experience maintaining a website and using social media as a strategic communication tool are considered assets.
- Ability to remain calm and consistent with attention to detail during high stress circumstances.
- Due to the nature of the work environment, the successful incumbent must be able to strictly abide by the City’s Confidentiality Agreement, privacy and handling of personal and sensitive information.
A valid Class 5 Driver’s License registered in Alberta or Saskatchewan with an acceptable Driver’s Abstract is required. This position may be required to operate a personal or municipal vehicle for business purposes.
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
Successful applicant must provide proof of qualifications.
Applicants with international education will be required to include an Academic Credential Assessment with application.
Open until successful candidate is found
Internal & External
The City of Lloydminster offers consistent working hours that afford a positive quality of life, a competitive salary/benefit package, and is an equal opportunity employer. If you have questions or require further information on this position, please contact us. All applications must be sent to the Employee Relations team and received by the closing date.
HR Generalist, Employee Relations
City of Lloydminster
Lloydminster AB/SK T9V 0W2
Internal Candidate Email: [email protected]
External Candidates apply at: www.lloydminster.ca/jobs
Posting Date: August 15, 2023