Internal Communications Coordinator
Communications Officer R18
An eligibility list may be established.
A step in the right direction to further your career in communications
In the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General the Corporate Management Services Branch strives to provide excellence in corporate services and partner in both the Ministry of Attorney General’s and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General’s outcomes to benefit British Columbians. Our mission as a central, consolidated support services team is to support all the program areas and branches. The Branch leads the preparation of budget submissions and financial reporting, and provides oversight, progress reports, and expert advice and performs day to day functions to its clients on finances, strategic human resources, facilities, including Shared Services, business planning, corporate communications and corporate risk and security. The Branch is also the lead strategic link between its partners and government’s central agencies.
The Internal Communications function, within the Corporate Management Services Branch, supports the ministries’ Service Plan by providing timely and relevant ministry information and updates for staff, to help them do their jobs, know their leaders, celebrate milestones and communicate with each other.
As the Internal Communications Coordinator, you develop sector internal strategic communications plans, prepare communication materials on behalf of sector executive staff, design and maintain the intranet site, and coordinate internal sector events.
If you are a communications professional with the collaborative skills, creativity, strategic thinking, and the initiative required to succeed in this busy, high profile environment, we look forward to hearing from you.
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 Kayla.McKeown@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 Standard 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:
- Diploma or formal course work in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or equivalent.
- Minimum one year experience writing and editing communications materials.
- Minimum one year experience using website content management systems, and software that includes the Adobe Suite of programs.
- Preference may be given to candidates with experience in design and/or videography
- Knowledge of how to create effective communications strategies to achieve organizational goals.
- Knowledge of engagement principles and tactics.
- Occasional overnight travel to coordinate and attend major ministry events.
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 required: 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 required: 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 – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.