Communications Manager

June 13 2024
Expected expiry date: June 25 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Environmental, Energy, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Public Sector
Kamloops, BC | Kelowna, BC | Prince George, BC | Vancouver, BC | Victoria, BC | Nanaimo, BC • Full time

Forest Practices Board

We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework as set out in applicable employer policies. The position is based in Victoria, however other locations may be considered within the province of BC.

Communications Manager

$76,071.18 - $ 86,658.48 annually

The Forest Practices Board serves the public interest as the independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices in BC. The Board operates with independence from government ministries and must make its decisions in the public interest.

The Communications Manager will develop and implement standards for all Board publications, monitor and report on the effectiveness of communications products and activities, and recommend changes and improvements. You will provide advisory services to the executive and the Board Chair on all aspects of communications, including strategic communications planning, media relations and issue management, publications, event planning, digital communications, and stakeholder relations.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (communications, journalism, english, public relations) OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. An equivalent combination would be a diploma, certificate or post-secondary education in communications, journalism, english, or public relations and at least five (5 years of experience in the above areas.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in each of the following:
    • Professional experience in communications, public relations, media relations, journalism or a related field.
    • Program or project management experience in a communications role, including planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the success of communications activities.
    • Experience and ability to prepare and draft various communication materials including corporate communications plans, annual reports, communications and media relations strategies, reports and presentation materials.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Experience with high profile organizations/issues.
  • Experience with natural resource management issues in BC.

For more information and to apply online by June 25th, 2024, please go to:

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