Employment: Communications Coordinator

Posted: January 6, 2021

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TITLE:  Communications Coordinator            

DEPARTMENT: Corporate Services   

CLOSING DATE: 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2021   

Position: Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Services, the Communications Coordinator will assist in implementing and refining the District Communications Strategy, guidelines and evaluation methods. The position researches, compiles, writes and/or edits a variety of information materials including news releases, newsletters and promotional materials, develops graphic design and digital content for a variety of audiences in a variety of formats, and works with senior management to prepare and provide input into departmental communications and marketing plans.

The preferred applicant will possess post-secondary education related to communications, and experience in researching, developing, and writing a variety of communications materials for diverse audiences; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

A detailed job description outlining the duties and qualifications is available on the District’s website at http://tofino.ca/employment-and-volunteer.

Hours of Work & Salary: This position is schedule to begin Monday, March 1st, 2021, and works a flexible work week of 22.5 hours per week, including some weekends and evenings as necessary.

A 60-day probationary period applies during which time the wage is $25.40 per hour.  After the successful completion of the probationary period the wage will increase to $28.22 plus applicable benefits.  This position is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement between the District of Tofino and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 118.

The District of Tofino is committed to providing safe and healthy work environment. Due to COVID-19, this position may be required to work from home in combination with an office environment.

Application: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume indicating the position applied for, in confidence, no later than 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2021, to Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann, Manager of Corporate Services by:

Email:  elysegb@tofino.ca

Mail:    District of Tofino, PO Box 9, Tofino BC, V0R 2Z0

Hand:   121 Third Street, Tofino BC

The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.