Term Communications Advisor - Town of Canmore

Term Communications Advisor

(8 Months)

Why work for the Town of Canmore? Our team is professional, fun, dedicated, passionate about our community and the endless opportunities in our magnificent Rocky Mountain environment. Our communications landscape includes a variety of issues and considerations that provide rewarding challenges, and an opportunity to apply creative solutions. As an organization, the Town of Canmore serves the community to enhance the quality of life.

People are our Priority
If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your creative and tactical communications skills with a challenging and rewarding portfolio, we have the right job for you!

This is the perfect career opportunity for an experienced communications professional with a collaborative work style and strong writing skills. You will have the opportunity to engage with diverse and talented professionals throughout the organization and community as you provide focused communications strategy and specialized support for the Town of Canmore’s diverse internal departments.

The Communications Advisor is a respected business partner that supports their portfolio of internal departments to develop targeted communication strategies, integrate the Town of Canmore’s online and social media presence, oversee brand image, and champion a range of critical public engagement activities.

Core Responsibilities

  • Creative communications, marketing, and media relations support
  • Lead diverse portfolio of internal departments
  • Public engagement programs and initiatives
  • Oversee advertising, marketing, and design activities
  • Brand management
  • Writing, production, and publication design


  • Post-secondary education in related field such as Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or Marketing
  • Education, training, or experience with web, social marketing, social media, print, or broadcasting


  • 5+ years direct experience in communications, public relations, or related field
  • Experience leading design and delivery of communications strategies
  • Experience collaborating and coaching diverse groups
  • Superior skills in writing, design, verbal communications, and public presentations

Salary and Benefits
$41.99 to $44.33 per hour to start

  • Standard 35-hour work week & EDO-Earned Day Off program (i.e., This position works a 5-day work week earning 1 day off in a 3-week cycle)
  • Personal development and learning opportunities
  • Positive work culture
  • Work-Life Balance

Join Our Team
To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single document (PDF or Word) and apply directly on our website at canmore.ca/careers. To help us learn more about you, in your cover letter please clearly explain the following:

  1. Why you want to be a Communications Advisor with the Town of Canmore team. Why Canmore?
  2. What does collaborative client service look like to you?
  3. What technical skills or experience do you possess that would help you to successfully navigate our complex political landscape?

*This position will remain open until August 19th, 2022

Organization: Town of Canmore
Location: Canmore, AB
Region: Banff / Jasper / Rocky Mountain House
Professional Category(s): Communications
Posted: August 2, 2022, 4:00 pm
Expires: August 19, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $41.99 to $44.33 Hour

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