University Degree or College Diploma in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience managing people and projects in a related field.
Experience working in news media as reporter, editor and/or producer combined with experience working in corporate communications and/or government communications role an asset.
Experience in developing communication strategies, effective communication and media campaigns and issues management plans/strategies.
Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) or Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation or equivalencies would be an asset.
Specialized Training & Licenses
Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:
Effective written and oral communications skills, ability to clearly communicate with wide variety of people. Knowledge of Canadian Press style.
Ability to effectively influence and motivate others.
Creative, broad conceptual, diagnostic and analytical skills; ability to reach well grounded, independent conclusions and influence outcomes.
A quick learner, ability to break down complex and technical ideas and make them clear and understandable.
Must be able to effectively navigate a complex organizational structure.
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and creativity; as well, manage financial resources.
Strong project management skills and the ability to manage tight deadlines.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with superior attention to detail and strong follow-through.
Working knowledge of the technical aspects of graphic design, print, audio/visual production, social and digital media, and relevant video and social media software, systems and/or platforms.
Compensation and Other Information
$84,889 to $110,855
This is a permanent position being filled on a temporary basis for up to 2 years.
Our hiring process is in accordance with the City of London’s Mandatory Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Administrative Policy
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