Director Marketing and Digital/Production - Corporate Communications Division
Job Number: 46896
Working for the Edmonton Police Service is one of the most complex and challenging communications postings in the province. For the right candidate, it’s also one of the most rewarding. In this role, you’ll have the chance to work on files that are of critical importance to the community, and that will test your quick-thinking and your ability to formulate strategic, thoughtful, and empathetic responses to emerging issues. You’ll join a high-performing team in a complex space and can step right into the key issues facing our city today.
This is the kind of role that offers you the opportunity to build your management skills, expand your relationships throughout the community and have a real impact on the relationships the EPS has with the city. There will be days you feel stretched, and many more days that you’ll feel pride as you see and feel your impact on the Service and the community.
The EPS has a deep and meaningful responsibility to the public and in this role, you’ll be working at that vital interface, strengthening the trust and relationships between the Service and our many stakeholders.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate Communications Division, the Director of Marketing and Digital/Production will be a chief creator of information critical to the internal and external communication activities for the Edmonton Police Service (EPS). In this position, you will work with a high functioning and dedicated team to support the strategic plan of the organization by bringing to life the content, stories and connections that are integral to EPS. Responsibilities will include:
- Providing oversight to the Internal Communications, Marketing, Digital and Production teams within the Corporate Communications Division.
- Ensuring EPS quickly and effectively manages communications in time sensitive situations, across various channels.
- Attracting, developing, evaluating, and retaining appropriate high-calibre employees, and fostering a healthy and positive work environment that promotes respect, professionalism, and quality client service.
- Effectively planning for and responding to ongoing and changing trends, demands, and organizational needs.
- Ensuring timely, accurate, consistent, and effective communication of information to/from the Executive Director and Chief’s Committee.
- Assisting the Office of the Chief, Executive Director, and Chief’s Committee in stakeholder relations and public engagement.
- Developing marketing strategies for key internal client groups.
- Post-secondary education in communications, media, or a similar field.
- Models the value system of the organization and demonstrates a high proficiency of organizational leadership competencies.
- Minimum of ten (10) years of senior experience in a large organization, including experience in marketing and social marketing strategies, digital communications, production and emerging platforms.
- Strong understanding of current and historic events that will impact the EPS.
- Ability to develop and influence both internal and external stakeholders through effective partnerships.
- Ability to clearly articulate, advocate, and inspire support for the organizations mission and initiatives, throughout the organization.
- Exemplifies agility in thinking with an action-oriented mindset that focuses on broader objectives and can therefore reprioritize in response to a changing landscape.
- Superior leadership, team-building and managerial skills.
- Ability to foster an organizational culture of engagement, accountability, positive achievements and continuous learning and development.
- Extensive experience in successfully managing human, financial and material resources.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Ability to work with corporate management, employees, media, members of the Edmonton Police Commission and the larger community.
- Excellent interpersonal, coaching, negotiation, and consultation skills.
- Preference will be given to applicants who have familiarity with indigenous culture and traditions.
- As part of your pre-hire screening you will be required to complete an Enhanced Security Clearance. Should you accept employment with the Edmonton Police Service you acknowledge and agree to participate in future Enhanced Security Re-Clearances at scheduled intervals or in any other circumstances, exigent or otherwise, as required by Human Resources Division.
Hours of Work:
36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday.
95M, Salary Grade: ML4, $114,985 - $184,867 (Annually).
- The City of Edmonton thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
- We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
- Please include a current resume and covering letter with your online application.
The Province of Alberta is a party to the Federal Agreement on Internal Trade, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility with British Columbia and the New West Partnership Trade Agreement with British Columbia and Saskatchewan. All of these agreements promote labour mobility between the Provinces. Applicants may obtain information regarding recognition of extra provincial credentials at www.newwestpartnershiptrade.ca.
HR Consultant: CS
Classification Title: Manager/Leadership - ML4
Posting Date: May 30, 2023
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2023 11:59:00 (MST)
Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Permanent Full-time
Union : Management
Department: Edmonton Police Service
Work Location(s): TD Tower, 10088 102 Avenue NW Edmonton T5J 2Z1