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Senior Communications Strategist - Accessible Communications

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External 

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: April 19, 2023

Closing Date: Open until filled. 

Profession: Customer Service, Communications and Marketing 

Experience Level(s): Intermediate 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Job ID: 1360 
 

The City of Regina has an exciting opportunity for someone with a disability who has a passion for strategic communications! We are looking for a communications professional with lived experience of disability who wants to have a meaningful impact on our community and help tell the City’s story. Although listed as full-time, the work and schedule can be flexible to accommodate individual accessibility needs.

All Regina residents should have access to information about City programs and services. This position supports the implementation of the City’s Adapted Recreation Plan, the forthcoming Corporate Accessibility Plan, and other initiatives aimed at preventing and removing communications barriers for people with disabilities. The position will lead development of accessible communications policies, standards and resources for the City of Regina.

The successful candidate will be an experienced communications professional with a proven track record of creativity, innovation and excellence, while exemplifying the City’s values of Accountability, Collaboration and Respect. They will plan and execute strategic communications and marketing strategies aligned with the City’s goals, while working closely with City departments to ensure the deployment of strategic communications tactics. Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience with traditional and new media including the development of a wide range of materials like news releases, backgrounders, web and social media content, stakeholder communications, brochures, and much more.

This role requires keen analytical skills, as it is responsible for undertaking research, understanding complicated business needs, evaluating demographics, and problem solving. This work will require acute attention to detail while working within tight deadlines. This position reports to the Strategic Communications Advisor and works closely with a team of communications professionals to lead, manage and provide expertise on topics of accessibility throughout the corporation and our community.


✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.


Jurisdiction: Civic Middle Management 

Department: Communications & Engagement 

Hourly Salary: $36.71 - $45.90 

Annual Salary: $69,991.00 - $87,513.00 

 

The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at Talent@regina.ca.