Communications Manager

City of Castlegar
Posted 17 days ago
$105,936.00 to $126,359.00 per year
Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for leading the delivery of the City’s Communications Plan and activities, including sharing accurate information to citizens in timely and meaningful ways, developing and implementing public participation plans, promoting the City projects and the West Kootenay Regional Airport, and leading internal communications.

Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Communications Manager will work closely with all departments and develop and implement the City activities which enhance communications, increase public engagement, and improve internal communications. The Communications Manager provides support and advice to all levels of the organization, leads all communications and public participation activities, assists with the delivery of City events, and coordinates the City’s print and digital content.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in communications, public relations, journalism or relate field, with a minimum of five years prior job-related experience, preferably in a local government environment.

A competitive compensation package will be provided including an attractive salary range of $105,936-$126,359, and excellent benefits. Please visit our website at for a full job description and information on our community.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed resume via email by 4:30 p.m. on April 19, 2024 to with the subject line Communications Manager.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Castlegar
Live more at one-third the average housing price of metro Vancouver and two-thirds the
B.C. average. Be an outdoors action hero in the West Kootenay wild, in British Columbia’s interior, where the Columbia and Kootenay rivers meet and endless adventures are right in your backyard.

Work for a City going places – with an ambitious vision, a dynamic municipal government, and a track record of doing cool things – including Millennium Park & Ponds, Sculpturewalk, and an ongoing refresh of Columbia Avenue, our main artery. The City of Castlegar is growing and we’re looking for the perfect person to get in on the action.

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Additional Info

  • Job Title:   Communications Manager
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Employment Length:  Permanent
  • Experience:  5 years or more

  • Rate:  $105,936.00 to $126,359.00 Year
  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional Category(s):  Communications
  • Date Posted:  March 28, 2024, 1:27 pm
  • Expires:  April 19, 2024, 4:30 pm
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