The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx
Communications and Public Engagement (CPE) is the Government of Alberta’s full-service communications, public relations and marketing agency.
CPE provides planning, execution and measurement of communications efforts. Its expert staff provides specialized services across the spectrum of communications and marketing from research, design, writing and social media, to event coordination, issues management, digital communications, advertising and public consultation.
The agency staffs the external communications functions in all departments of government and its operations branch, with a mandate of enhancing communications between the people and the Government of Alberta.
For information about CPE, visit our website at https://www.alberta.ca/cpe
While there are varying competency and skill levels required for the different classifications of Communications Advisors, all need to be committed to providing excellent consulting services to clients and demonstrate strong writing and editing expertise.
Communications Advisors in all ministries must understand the goals and priorities of the Government of Alberta and how they align with ministry deliverables, stakeholders and other groups.
Communications Advisors use proven relationship-building skills to proactively develop networks, allowing them to better understand clients’ communications needs and become trusted advisors in areas such as issues management, communications planning and media event planning, to name a few.
A strong drive for results helps successful Communications Advisors deliver high-quality, strategic plans and products. Duties include:
• using creativity and innovation to approach projects and solve problems
• researching, writing and editing a wide range of communications tools
• liaising and consulting with clients to develop and implement strategic communications plans
• planning and preparing events and media availabilities
• supporting cross-government communications initiatives
• assisting senior branch members, as needed
Please apply online at: https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11897&company=accentur02
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.
Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx to learn more about creating a candidate profile and other tips for the Government of Alberta’s online application system.
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, click the following link to access the main log in page where you are able to ‘Create an account’, reset your password (‘Forgot your password’) or ‘Sign In’ should you already have an account: https://career17.sapsf.com/career?career_company=accentur02&lang=en_US&company=accentur02&site=&loginFlowRequired=true
Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx
Tips for applicants: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-overview.aspx. Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Closing Date: May 27, 2021