Reporting to the Manager, Media Relations & Issues Management, the Senior Communications Advisor, Media Relations & Issues Management is responsible for developing and implementing strategic communications planning and advice in support of BC Housing’s corporate objectives. He/she/they is a key contributor in building awareness of the Commission’s media initiatives, and would be responsible for providing guidance on developing communications, media relations and issues management strategies. The incumbent would provide advice and support to BC Housing’s Executive, management and staff as issues emerge. The position prepares key messaging for media events, responds to media requests, proactively pitches stories, develops event plans, and writes engaging content for all communications initiatives.
The successful candidate will have the following:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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.
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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted
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