Communications Consultant

NIAGARA REGION - Thorold, ON (30+ days ago)

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Full-Time – Contract for approximately 4 years

Niagara Region is committed to building communities where every individual is supported to maximize their potential, achieve their goals and enhance their quality of life and social well-being. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we respond to the fundamental needs of Niagara’s most vulnerable citizens through a spectrum of integrated programs and partnerships:

Reporting to the Director, Strategic Communications and Public Affairs, the Communications Consultant is responsible for enhancing corporate and departmental objectives by providing strategic communications counsel and tactical support to internal clients. The role provides assigned department client leadership in the areas of public relations, community relations, public affairs, resource development, internal communications, and media relations.

The successful candidate has:

  • Experience in formulating and implementing strategic communications plans to support the Corporation in building effective relationships with its internal and external clients and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting media and public relations activities for client departments and the Corporation.
  • The ability to develop and implement communications plans and strategies to address department and corporate communications needs for both external and internal audiences and measures results accordingly.
  • College or university degree/equivalent in communications, public relations, journalism or related discipline.
  • Five plus years’ experience in issues management, internal communications, public relations, public affairs, community consultation and media relations.
  • Professional accreditation in Public Relations or other communications-based professional organization an asset.

To view the full job description and requirements, visit our Careers page. Job Opening# 22429

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges…!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application no later than May 2, 2019 before midnight by visiting our ‘Careers’ page at We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Great Careers & Healthy Lifestyles

Located between lakes Erie and Ontario, the Niagara region consists of some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majestic Niagara Falls and a dozen communities that are rich in both history and recreational opportunities.

With over 3,000 employees, Niagara Region is responsible for such diverse areas as land use planning, transportation, water and wastewater treatment, waste collection and management, emergency medical services, public health, children’s services, and seniors’ programs to name a few. Niagara Region offers great career opportunities in municipal service and our competitive salaries, attractive benefits, and wealth of programs will support your personal wellness and professional growth.

We value Choice, Honesty, Respect, Partnerships, and Service. If you share the same passion, we want to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time