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Communications Manager

District of Saanich

Job Description

The District of Saanich has approximately 114,000 citizens living in an urban and rural municipality on Vancouver Island, BC, north of the provincial capital Victoria. It is the largest municipality on Vancouver Island and the seventh largest in British Columbia.  We are a sustainable community where a healthy natural environment is recognized as paramount for ensuring social well-being and economic vibrancy. Our culture holds true to our motto “Populo Serviendo” – this is latin for “Serving the People”.  Saanich’s clean, appealing environment, skilled workforce, responsive public services and excellent community infrastructure make it an ideal location to live, work and conduct business.
The Corporate Services Department is seeking a creative and experienced Communications Manager for a fifteen-month term who will be responsible for supporting the organization in areas of media relations, external and internal communications, brand management, public participation initiatives, the corporate website and social media. The central focus of this position is to increase community awareness of the programs and services offered by Saanich through planning, coordinating and implementing our communications and public relations strategies. 


The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills including knowledge and experience in the areas of corporate communications, issues management, public and media relations; demonstrated success in the development of participatory models of engagement using online resources, discussion forums and social media initiatives; and excellent people management skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working partnerships with internal and external contacts.


As a qualified candidate you will hold a university degree in communications or public relations, seven years of progressively responsible strategic program development and implementation including five years’ experience in a supervisory position and an IAP2 Certification. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

How To Apply

A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position.  Job description and competition information can be found at

Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021 quoting competition 21085 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Contact For This Position
District of Saanich
770 Vernon Avenue
Victoria BC V8X 2W7

Telephone: (250) 475-1775
Fax: (250) 475-5550
[email protected]

Company Website: View
Job Location
Victoria BC
Job Level & Type
Senior Level
Listing To Be Posted Until
May 28, 2021
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