Marketing and Communications Coordinator (Term Position)

Requisition #: 22/13
Job #: J0122-0592
Job Title: Marketing and Communications Coordinator (Term Position)
Job Type: Term Full Time
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Marketing
Number of Positions: 2
Posting Date: January 13, 2022
Posting Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Salary/Wage: 60,515.00 - 74,480.00/Year
Department: Strategic Services & Communications
Location: Remote Work
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As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

Our Strategic Services and Communications department is recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join their team on a term assignment. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development and coordination of all elements of electronic and written marketing and communication, both internal and external, for the City of St. Albert. These elements include, but are not limited to:

• development and execution of marketing-communication strategies and tactics as part of an overarching marketing-communications plan;
• planning, writing, developing, implementing and evaluating all marketing/advertising/communication tactics;
• promotion and distribution of information about City programs, services, amenities, events and initiatives;
• development and posting of messaging on the City website and via City social media channels;
• development of online and printed publications, advertising and promotions;
• coordination, creation, editing and posting of photographs and videos;
• hosting and livestreaming virtual events.

The individual we are looking for has strong organizational and interpersonal skills, can work at a fast pace with high volumes of work and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment. This position will draw on a candidate’s ability to multi-task, shift gears quickly when needed, meet deadlines and pay close attention to detail and accuracy. Someone with a positive attitude, flexibility, and initiative will be a great fit for this position.


• Diploma or undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications or Public Relations.
• At minimum three (3) years of experience in communications or marketing.
• Possess a thorough knowledge of marketing communications processes, including writing, editing, print production, large format printing, print and digital advertising, media buying, photography, videography, social media, HTML, content management systems for both websites and mobile applications, and data analytics..
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with operating a digital SLR camera and digital video camera.
• Proficiency with zoom and YouTube platforms.
• Knowledge of SharePoint would be an asset.

Hours of Work:

We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks).


$60,515 - $74,480 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

This is a term position from February 2022 to December 2022, with the potential for an extension.

This position is designated for full-time remote work. Candidates must live within a commutable distance of 50 km and complete a remote work agreement to meet all policy requirements.

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees. Employees joining the City of St. Albert must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert. Those with approved exemptions will be required to submit negative test results twice a week before entering a City worksite.
• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of full vaccination or will request an exemption (that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.)

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