Job Posting 89941

Communications Specialist, Web
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby
closes in 21 days (Wed, 21 Dec)
full time

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, WEB:

($56,796.64 - $65,740.30 Annually)

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager, Web Communications, the Communications Specialist, Web, maintains BC Housing websites by completing service desk requests. He/she/they drafts and manages content for the website, supports various web production projects, and coordinates the maintenance of BC Housing’s websites.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma in web design development, digital communications, marketing, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Considerable progressive related experience in communications in the areas of content creation, and maintenance of complex websites.
  • Sound Experience in working with Content Management Systems, UX optimization, usability assessments and service delivery websites.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience acceptable to the employer.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of current web editing tools, HTML and CSS
  • Sound knowledge of web analytics, including Google analytics
  • Sound knowledge Drupal Content Management Systems and other content management systems
  • Some knowledge of strategic communications planning, content development and strategy
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of best practices in web governance, web accessibility, digital standards, copyright/privacy laws, and Search Engine Optimization
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Some knowledge of using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, Acrobat)
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with and understand technical subjects and emerging technologies
  • Strong writing and editing abilities to communicate with various online audiences using best practices and plain language
  • Strong interpersonal skills with openness, collaboration and the ability to work in a group setting.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressures, with scrupulous attention to details
  • Ability to assist the development of creative digital strategies to support business objectives of the organization
  • Ability to create multi-media packages within an online content-management system
  • Ability to analyze, problem-solve and mediate complex situations
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to implement business objectives
  • Ability to be sensitive to the diverse perspectives of stakeholders and work with them to resolve differences and work cohesively together
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • 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 evenings and weekends as required

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