Manager of Communications

Department: Finance

Closing Date: Feb 11, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-09

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager of Communications to join our innovative Communications team. We are looking for a flexible and confident self-starter with demonstrated skills across the spectrum of communications and public engagement. The chosen candidate will develop programs, manage resources and build relationships to ensure the City’s residents and partners are informed and engaged regarding issues that affect our community. If you are professional, driven, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


The ideal applicant will have a university degree in Communications, Public Relations or another related discipline. A minimum of 5 years’ related experience in communications, including a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management or supervisory role is required for this position. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

This role requires you to have extensive knowledge of good communication principles and practices especially as they relate to strategic corporate communications, issues management and media relations. You demonstrate the ability to communicate strategically and in a manner that builds understanding and commitment and can provide leadership to other communication professionals within the organization. Your oral and written communication skills are excellent and you have exceptional presentation and facilitation skills.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-09 by the application deadline.

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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