Managing Director, Communications and Public Engagement

Government of Alberta. Edmonton, AB.

Closing Date February 16, 2020 Location Alberta Work Type -
Salary Range


Experience Level  - Job ID  1056325
Job Description
Communications and Public Engagement, Edmonton – Lead innovative strategies to enhance communications between Albertans and the Government of Alberta. 

In this role you will provide the overall vision and strategic leadership for communications, public relations and marketing services to all government ministries. With a focus on innovation and partnership, you will lead the organization to enhance the image, brand and reputation of the province; promote Albertans’ engagement with and understanding of their government’s plans and outcomes; and support the policy process through strategic advice and direction. You will contribute leadership to the department executive team and provide guidance, advice and support focused on achievement of government outcomes. As a member of Deputy Ministers’ Council, you will share accountability for achieving government mandates and ensuring that strategic priorities are addressed from a system-wide perspective.

Your career reflects extensive and varied executive management and communications experience within a large, complex organization. You have demonstrated expertise in applying a systems focus to achieve results in both program and policy arenas, with the ability to influence innovative outcomes. The position requires a candidate with honed political acumen skills and a desire to drive the development of strategic solutions. Your reputation for empowering teams and building capacity in challenging fiscal environments will support your success. An understanding of government operations is an asset, and a related degree is preferred. This Senior Official position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.  Closing date:  February 16, 2020.

How to Apply

Job ID:  1056325 Open Competition

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Visit for more information and to apply directly on-line, or fax your resume to Executive Search, Alberta Public Service Commission, Fax (780) 422-0468. When applying online, please submit your cover letter and resume as one file. Online applications will receive an automated confirmation. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Our contact number is (780) 408-8460.