Play a vital leadership role on our Corporate Communications and Community Engagement team in the planning, management and on-time delivery of both corporate and third-party events involving a multitude of stakeholders. Reporting to the Senior Manager of the Department, you will bring a communications lens to all activities within your portfolio – from developing strategic event plans, to overseeing the implementation of communications plans for Markham’s corporate events. A savvy, persuasive communicator adept at dealing with complex issues, you will capably manage and strengthen relationships with senior executives of sponsor companies, local BIAs and other levels of government, senior City staff and communications staff, and liaise with the Mayor’s Office and Chief Administrative Office, to ensure all resources are in place to meet corporate and even goals. We will also count on you to develop policies for a variety of operational procedures, make recommendations on the implementation of By-laws governing all aspects of events, and assist senior manager in developing and executing the reporting framework for events, key corporate business initiatives and deliverables, including budgeting and departmental business planning.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (DELIVERABLES)
More specifically, as Manager, Communications Operations and Events, you will:
The salary range for this permanent, full-time position is $108,324 to $127,486 per year.
The City of Markham, a municipality with more than 350,000 residents centrally located in the Greater Toronto Area, is home to over 400 corporate head offices and more than 1,100 high-tech and life science companies. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada’s most diverse community, and enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Markham has received the Excellence Canada Gold Award for Organizational Quality & Healthy Workplace, and multiple heritage and environmental awards. Committed to being a model of public service excellence, with a workforce that is representative of the population we serve, we are looking for people who share our values and are champions of innovative practices.
Bring your expertise and passion for excellence to this role as Manager of Communications Operations and Events:
For more information on this Communications Operations and Events Manager position, and to apply online by Monday, January 28, 2019, please visit our website at markham.ca/jobs.
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