The City of Victoria is hiring for a Head of Engagement:

You are an inspiring team builder and leader who knows what’s new and now in communications and public engagement. You understand how an effective and empowered communications & engagement team supports success and reflects the culture of an organization both from a human perspective and in the delivery of corporate objectives. You embody grace under pressure, and possess political acuity and experience in issues management. You like to solve problems collaboratively, creatively, and analytically.

The City of Victoria is looking for a communications & engagement professional experienced in managing and directing all aspects of a communications and engagement department geared to supporting the City’s strategic plan and its operational goals and objectives.

Victoria is reinventing itself socially, culturally and economically, and is a historic capital city with vibrant engaged neighbourhoods, and a centre of entrepreneurship, artisans and place makers. The City of Victoria has a most desirable role in supporting and engaging with some of the most informed, innovative and well established citizens in the country.

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Head of Engagement will work as a member of the City’s senior management team to optimize the City’s reach externally and internally.

A degree in Communications, Public Relations or Business, or a related professional designation, supplemented by courses in engagement and inclusion, and competency with the digital landscape will complement your track record of demonstrated leadership and outcomes.

If you are curious and excited about the role that a City communications & engagement department can play in the lives and livelihood of its citizens, we’d love to hear from you.

For more information and to apply, click here.