Digital Communication Officer
Management Band 1
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
There is currently a temporary opportunity until January 29, 2021.
Provide leadership, supervision and training in a dynamic and changing environment
Government Communications and Public Engagement (GCPE) is a dynamic, progressive organization that supports the government in its ongoing dialogue with British Columbians. GCPE leads and coordinates government communications and public engagement through five divisions: Communications Operations Division, Strategic Issues Division, Strategic Communications Division Government Digital Experience Division and Corporate Operations Division.
Reporting to the Manager, Digital Communications, the Online Communications Officer is responsible for identifying and promoting opportunities for proactive online communications strategies to raise awareness of government priorities and programs. The Online Communications Officer must understand the priorities of the BC Government and ensure those priorities are reflected in various online digital and social media channels.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Heron.Hanuman@gov.bc.ca DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Post-Secondary degree in a communications related field (journalism, public relations, political science, writing, english, marketing, etc.) or
- 18 months experience as a Junior Public Affairs Officer or
- 3 years of related experience in the communications field.
- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
On-call evenings one day a week/weekend every 6 weeks.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.