Reporting to the Director of Administration/Clerk, the communication Coordinator is responsible for communication, visual identity standards, community outreach, customer service, accessibility, and media relations. Manages and oversees the municipal filing system. Develops policy, reports, and strategic initiatives. Takes a lead role in corporate projects. Maintains and monitors website and social media channels. Acts as the emergency information officer under the Community Emergency Response Plan. Monitors provincial and local public health announcements. Updates the Emergency Control Group. Prepares certificates, background information for speaking notes and assists with organizing public and digital events. Responsible for graphic design for marketing and information posters, reports, plans, templates, advertisements, newsletters, bookmarks etc. for publication, public notice, or mail delivery. Responsible for photography and videography. Takes Minutes. Attends conferences, and peer group meetings. Represents the corporation at economic development tables and on Council Committees as appointed by the CAO and/or Clerk. Completes grant applications, delegation packages and annual reviews. Performs regular media scans, identifies and advises manager and CAO of emerging issues. Manages record management database, including creating new files as needed, training staff with regards to records management and assists with annual record destruction process and creates new annual files.
Credentials: Post-secondary diploma in communications, journalism, or public relations. Communications or political science degree. Graphic design diploma, Municipal Administration. Driver’s licence.