Job Posting 102378

Senior Communications Specialist, Web
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby
closes in 17 days (Fri, 9 Aug)
full time  •  TBD

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, WEB:

$63,393.31 - $73,118.09 Annually

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager, Web Communications, the Senior Communications Specialist, Web is responsible for developing, implementing and optimizing BC Housing website design and content to support digital strategies. He/She/They writes, drafts and manages content for websites, and coordinates various web projects.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Advanced diploma in web design development, digital communications, marketing, or other relevant field. 
  • Considerable experience in website management, including experience in developing digital strategies, maintaining large complex websites, and writing/creating content for online audiences. 
  • Considerable experience working with content management systems, user-experience optimization, usability assessments, and service delivery websites. 
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience acceptable to the employer.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of web editing tools, content strategy, and best practices in UX, including information architecture development
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of content management systems and website analytics programs
  • Sound knowledge of webpage structuring and designing tools including HTML and CSS
  • Sound knowledge of strategic communications planning, content writing and strategy
  • Sound knowledge of copyright/privacy laws, digital standards, web governance, and search engine optimization
  • Strong web writing and editing skills to communicate clearly with all audiences
  • Sound knowledge of design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft 365 applications including SharePoint and Teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills with openness, collaboration and the ability to work in a group setting
  • Strong organizational, project management, and time-management skills
  • Ability to develop creative digital strategies and implement them in CMS.
  • Ability to analyze, problem-solve and mediate complex situations 
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to educate on best practices and governance
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner and display a high degree of judgement, discretion and decision-making ability
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressures, with scrupulous attention to details, while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to travel on Commission business and work evenings and weekends as required
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and must meet requirements to qualify for car rental insurance

 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous People, People with Disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

- Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact to arrange a call.)

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