Job Number: 35957
The position is part of the communications team serving the Citizen Services department.
In the City of Edmonton’s fast-paced environment and with a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will:
Lead the development, implementation, planning and management of short and long term communications strategies to support fire safety education and other initiatives
Proactively and reactively manage media relations and potential issues to support the sharing of timely and accurate information, including planning and managing media events, developing strategies and messaging, training and coaching spokespeople and serving as a spokesperson
Provide on-scene communications support during emergency situations. Duties include providing information about the situation to on-site and off-site media, drafting key messages and other communications materials from the scene, preparing spokespeople, conducting follow-up with media
Serve as trusted advisor to Edmonton Fire Rescue’s leadership on communications needs in support of their objectives
Trains and co-ordinates a team of staff who provide after hours emergency media support to EFRS
Produce communication materials aligned to the City’s culture and corporate brand. Write, edit and publish content for various channels, including print, web and video
Collaborate and coordinate with marketing and creative service colleagues in creating effective communication and advertising products that are delivered on time and within budget
Leverage social media to advance EFRS and City of Edmonton objectives
We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
Up to one permanent full-time position
Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Unpredictable hours of work will be required, as this role supports Edmonton Fire Rescue Services in responding to emergency situations, occurring at any hour, city wide.
Salary: $43.384 - $54.671 (Hourly); $76,431.760 - $96,316.630 (Annually)
Recruitment Consultant: RF/VV