Police Communications and Planning Manager

City of Coquitlam

Police Communications and Planning Manager

Regular Full Time (Exempt)

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through the development of our green spaces, arts and culture, urban design and state-ofthe-art transportation system. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We are currently looking for a seasoned Communications professional to develop and implement both internal and external communications strategies for the Coquitlam RCMP Detachment.  

The successful candidate will lead and work with our Communications and Public Affairs Team (CPAT) consisting of police media designates and municipal communications professionals. This work includes providing strategic communications advice to the detachment, preparing media releases, coordinating media and special events/press conferences, managing crisis communications, developing public education and marketing initiatives that promote policing efforts and successes, and maintaining the Coquitlam RCMP web presence and social media channels.  

In addition to the Communications function, you will lead the planning, implementation and evaluation of the detachment’s strategic and business planning process aligning RCMP priorities with those of the municipalities served.  

This position is also an integral part of a dynamic senior management team and this manager lends their strong human and financial resource management skills to support the development and leadership of section supervisors.

This exciting role requires a professional equipped with a relevant degree and five to seven years’ of progressive, related experience. As an accomplished and creative communicator and writer, you are able to quickly assimilate knowledge and adapt to a continually evolving environment.

If you thrive in a team-focused, fast-paced workplace and have a proven track record in providing sound strategic communications and superior leadership, supported by strong interpersonal and financial management skills, we invite you to apply for this challenging and diverse communications management and planning role.

The City offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation.  

Please apply online at www.coquitlam.ca/jobs with a cover letter and résumé by 5:00 pm on June 22, 2018.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Police Services, Communications, Strategic Initiatives/Planning
Posted: June 11, 2018, 10:24 am
Expires: June 22, 2018, 5:00 pm

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