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  • 14 Jan 2022 2:20 PM | Anonymous

    Closing Date: February 11, 2022

    Our External Relations Department is seeking a Public Engagement Specialist who will actively contribute to the collaboration and stakeholder engagement work required to help identify and implement solutions to some of the key challenges affecting the long-term livability, sustainability and prosperity of the Metro Vancouver region. This will involve working with Metro Vancouver staff to clarify the goals and objectives of different initiatives and projects and then to develop and support the process to engage the relevant stakeholders in identifying options/articulating a recommended course of action that can be presented to the relevant decision-makers.  An important component of this position will be to enhance our engagement efforts on climate action.

    Please click here for more information and to apply

  • 07 Jan 2022 5:38 PM | Anonymous

    Closing Date: January 18, 2022

    Description & Details *

    The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the wellbeing of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities, and to protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation.

    The Opportunity:

    The Ministry of Environment's Climate Change Branch is seeking a proactive, detail-oriented and well-organized individual to join the team as a Senior Analyst and Engagement Coordinator.

    The successful incumbent will have two sets of responsibilities:

    Engagement: The successful incumbent will be responsible for coordinating the Branch’s stakeholder engagement efforts, including:

    • Leading and coordinating the Climate Change Branch’s engagement with external and internal stakeholders. This work will include developing engagement plans, producing engagement materials, organizing and delivering seminars/webinars, arranging bilateral meetings, and producing summary reports, including ‘What We Heard’ reports.
    • Managing the Branch’s website, and responding to requests for information from the public, key stakeholders, and within government.

    Policy: The successful incumbent will also contribute to the Branch’s policy work; this includes:

    • Managing the Unit’s environmental scanning/strategic foresight function, and policy capacity program
    • Conducting research and analysis
    • Producing briefing materials on a variety of climate change policy issues

    Qualifications

    To be successful in this role, the preferred candidate must have excellent:

    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Project management skills
    • Presentation/public speaking skills

    Candidates are expected to have post-secondary education in public policy, public administration, political science, business, communications, public relations, environmental studies, or economics, or related field.

    Training in project management, and/or certification from the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), or similar organization, will be considered an asset.

    In addition, the preferred candidate will have at least 2 of the following qualifications:

    • 3+ years’ employment experience managing stakeholder engagement initiatives (either as the engagement lead, or as an assistant to the engagement lead)
    • 3+ years’ employment experience undertaking research and analysis and producing written reports
    • 3+ years’ employment experience participating on cross-functional teams
    • 3+ years’ employment experience in policy analysis/development
    • 3+ years’ employment experience in the public sector
    • 3+ years’ employment experience working on climate change issues/climate change policy

    Other Requirements

    This position may occasionally involve overnight travel, and requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license.

    What we offer:

    • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals
    • A competitive salary
    • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and pension
    • Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave (maternity/paternity/adoption, family/personal leave, sick leave)
    • Inclusive work environments
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Flexible work arrangements

    Competencies

    You will have knowledge of:

    • Stakeholder engagement concepts and best practices
    • Project management principles and practices
    • Public policy development

    You will have the ability to:

    • Plan and facilitate stakeholder engagement sessions, including bilateral meetings, seminars, and webinars
    • Communicate complex issues in simple language to various audiences, including those with little background in the subject area
    • Manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines
    • Undertake research, and produce written briefing materials
    • Work independently with minimum supervision, and collaborate as part of a team in a cross-functional environment

    Please click here for more information and to apply


  • 07 Jan 2022 5:03 PM | Anonymous

    Closing date: January 31, 2022

    Working in as part of a national agency, this position presents the opportunity to lead as much as your experience demonstrates.  The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working with different project teams on multiple projects to support client success.  We are seeking an overall positive team player who can equally share their thoughts and listen to feedback, and can thrive in a supportive, collaborative, open office environment.   

    Responsibilities  

    • Support a range of projects and client programs in Argyle’s stakeholder engagement and communication service line. 
    • Lead and support delivery cross-spectrum engagement activities, including strategy development, digital and traditional engagement techniques, non-technical communications and promotions, event logistics and facilitation, reporting and data analysis, and evaluation  
    • Contribute to data analysis and report writing  
    • Foster positive client relationships   
    • Balance shifting priorities and timelines as needed  
    • Work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams to ensure your contributions produce quality project deliverables on time and on budget  
    • Support new business development through proofreading and editing of proposals  


    Required Skills and Experience  

    • Legally eligible to work in Canada  
    • Team spirit and a great attitude  
    • 1 year experience working on communication, engagement projects or programs, with experience with any of the following: engagement strategy design, facilitation, event planning and management, data analysis, report writing, traditional and/or digital communications and promotions.   
    • Able to travel for work, and in possession of an unrestricted Class 5 Driver’s license  
    • A university degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience (3 years working in engagement, communications, or consulting)  
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite of products  (experience with SharePoint an asset)  


    Any of the following skills and experience would be considered highly desired competency assets: 

    • Engagement training (i.e., International Association of Public Participation)  
    • Project management experience 
    • Experience working in an agency or consulting firm  
    • Ability to distill and adapt technical information to appropriate audiences  
    • Demonstrated understanding of the consulting practice, requiring commitment to producing high-quality work within time and budget constraints  
    • Experience in new business development, including proposal writing, marketing materials, and/or client presentations  
    • Lived or professional experience working with Indigenous communities  
    • Lived or professional experience working with equity-seeking communities   
    • Experience or familiarity working with online survey or engagement platforms  
    • Experience conducting program or project evaluation (i.e., metrics, evaluation frameworks, logic models)  
    • Experience working in digital and/or traditional media, media relations and campaign management  

    We offer a dynamic environment, competitive compensation, and an outstanding opportunity for long-term career growth and advancement.  

    Please visit this website for more information and to apply 


  • 07 Jan 2022 4:54 PM | Anonymous

    Closing date: 01/16/2022

    This posting is for 1 Temporary, Full-time position for up to 12 months 

    The Public Engagement Advisor is responsible for leadership across the organization specific to the adoption of engagement culture, overseeing public engagement (PE) processes in the County, leading and mentoring staff who plan, implement and evaluate those processes, and providing advice to all levels of County staff for public engagement processes. This position will also develop and implement evaluation processes and reporting mechanisms for County PE projects.

    Responsibilities

    Act as a catalyst and provide leadership to County staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality public engagement (PE) processes in the County by: 

    • Planning and facilitating a coordinated approach to public engagement across all County departments and work groups through the Public Engagement Team 

    • Counseling staff on the most appropriate level of public engagement for their project 

    • Collaborating with staff to plan, implement and evaluate PE projects as required 

    • Providing expert advice and coaching to staff who develop and implement PE processes, and for staff who have contracted consultants for PE  

    • Working with consultants to plan and implement engagement projects as required

    • Championing the use of plain language in all PE processes

    • Assessing and mitigating issues that arise from poorly planned or poorly executed public engagement efforts or by unexpected incidents with County staff or consultants


    Support public engagement best practices across all County Department to contribute to consistent, fair and transparent PE processes:  

    • Work with staff to ensure that they understand and follow the County’s PE policy, procedures and framework 

    • Encourage and work with County staff to develop robust PE plans and use tactics that will appropriately engage citizens and stakeholders 


    Work with staff across all departments to increase the understanding of PE policy requirements and best practices for internal engagement for the various staff groups. Under the direction of the Coordinator, Public Engagement, facilitate the management and oversight of PE processes to ensure quality and consistency across the County by: 

    • Providing training for staff involved in PE activities and processes and developing appropriate support materials 

    • Researching best practices, digital PE tools and innovative PE processes to determine their applicability to the County

    • Writing RFPs for PE processes as required 

    • Reviewing RFPs for other departments that include PE processes to facilitate compliance with PE policies and procedures 

    • Updating PE info on the Insider and the County’s website 

    • Developing and distributing the County’s PE e-newsletter on a regular basis  


    Contribute to the quality of all County surveys (internal and external) to ensure that they meet high standards for survey design by: 

    • Coordinating logistics for the corporate survey review system (Survey Central), including troubleshooting and liaising with the platform provider for major issues 

    • Encouraging the use of Survey Central for all County staff, including providing training, and following up on user challenges as they occur  

    • Reviewing all surveys for readability, survey design, plain language etc. as a member of the survey expert team

    • Providing individualized feedback and coaching to staff to help improve their surveys in a respectful and encouraging way

    • Developing standards and guidelines for corporate survey delivery, based on best practices


    Skills and Abilities


    • Extensive knowledge of PE theory and practice, municipal government, PE process design, implementation and evaluation is required  

    • The ability to collaborate and influence others without positional authority is required

    • Defining project objectives, establishing the project approach and setting KPIs are required

    • Experience in meeting design and facilitation, as well as an understanding of mediation principles is essential  

    • Understanding of, and experience in, values-based conflict resolution  

    • Ability to think broadly about implications (political, financial, personnel, etc.) and explain how these might affect Strathcona County  

    • Ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently and complete a variety of complex tasks within tight timelines which requires professionalism, excellent judgement and political acumen 

    • Ability to diffuse tense situations at public sessions is required 

    • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of professionals (planners, engineers, lawyers, scientists etc.), various stakeholders, as well as the general public. Ability to “translate” highly technical information into plain language to make it understandable to the general public is crucial

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential. The ability to build and foster relationships within and across departments to further the change management process is essential 

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

    • Knowledge of best practices related to survey development and analysis is required 

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality for a wide range of sensitive topics is required 

    • Ability to work effectively and independently, within tight timelines, while adapting to changing deadlines

    • Understanding of FOIP and how the legislation affects PE processes is required


    Qualifications


    • University degree in communications, public relations, business or humanities

    • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in public engagement including development and analysis of qualitative and quantitative processes

    • Membership with the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) is required  

    • Completion of IAP2 Canada’s Foundations course is required 

    • Experience with policy and procedure development is required 

    • The equivalency of a post-secondary diploma plus 7 years working within a government sector with public engagement may be considered


    Conditions of Employment


    • In accordance with the Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Directive and Procedure, all employees of Strathcona County are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination OR will be required to participate in a rapid testing program

    • Submission of Satisfactory Criminal Record Check 


    Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials as noted in the resume.

    In addition to providing a dynamic working environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  

    This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.

    Please click on this link to learn more about this position and to apply










  • 05 Jan 2022 3:17 PM | Anonymous

    Closing Date:  January 30, 2022

    Reporting to Amanda Kaiser, CP3, BCS, JA, Community Engagement Manager, thCommunity Engagement Coordinator will function as integral part of a multi-disciplinary team to shape and delivering engagement services for projects and proposals across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and B.C. for our public and private-sector clients.

    Responsibilities:

    Working from our Edmonton office (with the flexibility to work from home part time), this role will be responsible for:

    ·         Coordinating, interacting, and maintaining positive relationships with staff, clients, contractors our clients’ representatives, and project stakeholders

    ·         Providing excellent service and being responsive to client’s needs

    ·         Supporting the design, planning and implementation of engagement strategies for online and in-person engagement sessions and opportunities

    ·         Developing content for advertisement materials (e.g., social media, road signs, newspaper, etc.)

    ·         Developing session materials (displays, handouts, comment forms, etc.)

    ·         Attending online and in-person engagement sessions to provide support and take notes

    ·         Developing content for and program online engagement opportunities

    ·         Arranging/coordinating printing, scanning feedback forms, etc.

    ·         Data entry, analysis and synthesis of feedback received (qualitative and quantitative data analysis)

    ·         Preparing engagement summaries, including key themes and high-level summaries of feedback received

    ·         Supporting the development of content for proposals and marketing materials

    ·         Supporting business development efforts

    ·         Ability to manage your workload and request support from team members when needed

    ·         Continually build new skills and learn via training and mentorship with the intent to enable you to better support project teams, with the support of the ISL engagement team.


    Please click here for more Information and to apply



  • 02 Dec 2021 3:05 PM | Anonymous

    Closing date:  Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

    The City of Lethbridge understands that an engaged and connected community leads to a thriving city. The role of the Community Engagement and Partnership Strategist serves as an integral connection between our organization and the people we serve. As a member of the fast-paced Corporate Communications team, this position will lead the planning, development, implementation and measurement of the City’s community engagement efforts. Through this work, the successful candidate will also build strong ties with community partners and stakeholders to enhance and expand opportunities to connect with residents.  

    Are you quick to identify emerging engagement issues and mitigate risks? Are you a whiz at setting up effective surveys, planning events and providing top-notch facilitation? Our Community Engagement and Partnership Strategist won’t shy away from technology and innovation and will be fully committed to closing the feedback loop with strong data analysis. This information will be used to advise City Council in their decision making processes. Guided by the City’s Public Participation Policy, this position will align engagement activities with the City’s strategic plans.

    Click here for more information and to apply


  • 01 Dec 2021 4:06 PM | Anonymous

    Manitoba Hydro is seeking an innovative and diplomatic self-starter to join our team as a Stakeholder Relations Coordinator. Reporting to the Stakeholder Relations Manager, you will enable the planning, development and implementation of an enterprise wide stakeholder engagement framework. You will act as an integrator and will build and maintain mechanisms and resources to support the internal coordination and delivery of stakeholder engagement and provide related strategic advice to al areas of the business.

    Closing date: December 14, 2021

    For more information or to apply, please click here


  • 12 Nov 2021 1:34 PM | Anonymous

    Closes: November 26, 2021

    SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue is currently recruiting for a maternity leave replacement, for the role of, Manager, Engagement and Social Enterprise.

    Join a fast-paced, collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment, where you will play a pivotal role in strengthening the democratic process, decreasing polarization and creating positive and enduring social change. As the Social Enterprise and Engagement Manager, you will lead a dynamic and talented team to design and implement public and stakeholder engagement projects on behalf of federal, provincial and municipal government clients. From climate change to affordable housing to equity and inclusion, you will provide strategic, targeted client advice to ensure the most meaningful and impactful engagement process and create safe spaces for others to express diverse viewpoints, while working together to influence policy and decision making. You will also pursue new funding opportunities and prioritize client relations to contribute to the financial sustainability of the social enterprise. 

    Learn more and apply

  • 25 Oct 2021 10:49 AM | Anonymous

    Closes: November 8, 2021

    The ideal candidate will use their background in land use and/or infrastructure development to plan and coordinate applications for a variety of different projects in power generation, electrical transmission, oil and gas, land, and forestry. They will lead, develop, implement, and monitor aspects of Facilities planning service offerings, both internally and externally for Clients across project development stages. Engagement with third parties, members of the public, and local jurisdictions will be part of the position. The ideal candidate will have a great attitude, a willingness to grow as a professional, and can jump right in to contribute to our continued corporate growth.

    Learn more and apply

  • 25 Oct 2021 10:47 AM | Anonymous

    Close November 8, 2021

    The ideal candidate will support project teams in developing strategies, creating project material and messaging, actively engaging with interested parties, engaging with Indigenous Communities, and effectively collecting and documenting feedback received from participants for our energy and transmission facility Clients. The team member will work to create and strengthen relationships while working towards regulatory applications and defense. The candidate will work to build consensus, develop mitigation, be able to quickly adapt to change, understand the role of emotion and conflict in decision making processes, and understand the needs of our Clients and regulatory authorities.

    Learn more and apply

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