Communication & Digital Content Specialist

Department: CAO's Office

Closing Date: Feb 10, 2017 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 16-92

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a Communication and Digital Content Specialist.  Reporting to the Director of Communication and Community Engagement, the Communication and Digital Content Specialist supports the City's digital strategy to enhance the City’s communications goals and support public engagement. Primary responsibilities include planning and writing for the City’s website, blog and social media accounts as well as writing, shooting and editing the City’s video projects. The incumbent is a member of the Communication and Community Engagement Department and works as part of its small centralized team to action the goals and objectives contained in the City’s Communication Plan and related strategies.  Providing both technical and advisory services, this role is highly collaborative and regularly liaises with immediate team members as well as representatives from all City departments and services.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have a diploma in Broadcast and Media Communications or a related field and a minimum three (3) years’ communications/marketing/journalism experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Applicants must also have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position, $32.86 per hour - after Probation (Jul 2016 Rate), based on a 35‑hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 16-92

will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, February 10, 2017.


Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)



We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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