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Public Engagement Consultant II
Division or Department: Communications & Public Engagement
Term: Temporary full-time for approximately one year
- Develops, implements, and manages the public engagement process and engagement plans to ensure alignment with strategic goals for civic departments and divisions.
- Assists in developing public engagement processes, policies, procedures and framework and ensure they are followed in a consistent and coordinated manner throughout the corporation.
- Provides collaborative consultation for all stakeholders to identify and resolve public engagement issues and opportunities.
- Oversees quality application of tools and practices of engagement activities across the organization.
- Communicates and supports stakeholders with public engagement initiatives, processes, procedures, and results
- Assist with the preparation of reports and other related materials from analysis of data collected.
- Analyzes emerging best practices and trends in engagement tools and techniques and recommends appropriate strategies for their use.
- Participates in the coordination and facilitation of public engagement activities.
- Moderates messaging and strategies for corporate online engagement tools and social media websites.
- Assist with the budget and tendering process.
- Collaborates with communications and marketing staff to ensure the public and stakeholders are aware of opportunities to participate
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Degree in human/social sciences (public policy, psychology, sociology), community development, education, planning, business or related field. Course work related to public consultation design would be an asset.
- Four to six years’ progressively responsible experience in public engagement, project management and strategic communications.
- Eligible for the IAP2 membership and Canadian accreditation or similar training.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships within the organization and community.
- Ability to build consensus, generate common understanding, and create a shared vision with diverse stakeholders and interests.
- Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision-making under strict time constraints and competing priorities.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality while handling sensitive information.
- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- Demonstrated ability to manage sensitive situations
Salary: $74,851.20 - $87,723.84 per annum (2018 Rates)
Closing Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Labour Group: SCMMA 222