Communications Specialist
Vancouver Convention Centre
Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, CAN
5d ago


  • Write and produce content for a diverse range of purposes, including media releases, blog posts, reports, internal communications, employee intranet, and marketing collateral.
  • Proactively seeks out new ideas for internal and external content.
  • Support proactive media relations initiatives, including media familiarization trips as well as responses to media requests.
  • Provide communications support to internal departments and clients as required.
  • Manage media monitoring and develop an archive system.
  • Update and maintain local and trade media lists.
  • Support with organizing and promoting internal and special events (including annual public Open House).
  • Support issues management and engagement with community and stakeholders.
  • Provide on-site communication support for major events.
  • Assist with administrative duties as required.

  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience in corporate communications and knowledge of communication practices and principles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge and experience with social media, including Twitter, Facebookand Instagram, and platforms such as Hootsuite and Loomly is an asset.
  • Solid understanding of media relations.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented, organized with an ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet tight timelines.
  • Sound working knowledge of a wide variety of standard software applications including Microsoft Office.
  • Sound working knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Produces written material that is concise and relevant.
  • Able to write for different audiences.
  • Uses correct, appropriate, and respectful tone, pronunciation and grammar.
  • Organizes ideas in a manner that is clear and easy to follow.
  • Able to listen and follow directions.
  • As an important member of our Communications Team, you will receive a competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits package, including the best pension plan in BC, in a great company culture, in a role that includes projects and tasks that offer you exciting career development.

    If this sounds like an exciting opportunity and you are interested in working at a fun, fast-paced and unique environment where you can make a difference by contributing to world class events please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the Apply Now button! Applications will be accepted until February 25th, 2022.

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