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Communications Supervisor

Job Type: 
Communication / Information / Cultural
Town of High River
Job Description : 

Town of High River

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Permanent, Full-time

Communications Supervisor

At the Town of High River, people come first. We are looking for a Communications Supervisor to join our organization and contribute to our culture focused on accountability, excellence, and connection.

The Community

High River provides the warmth and familiarity of a small town, featuring countless outdoor trails and parks that await your next adventure. Our downtown offers a variety of unique stores and businesses who take pride in fostering connection in our community. High River is a people-first community where families put down roots for generations. Nestled within Foothills County with the Rocky Mountains framing the view to your west, our community of 14,000 is rooted in people and promotes an environment to help you build lasting relationships.

The Organization

Through the dedication and passion of our 150 employees, we deliver important services to the community. Our purpose, or why we do what we do, is because we want to make a difference in our community now and for generations to come (our ‘why’). To achieve this, we inspire and respect one another, we can be counted on, we are better together, and we dare to be different (our ‘how’).

We’ve embarked on a workplace culture journey that has enhanced our commitment to people; both our employees and the community we serve. We have identified three pillars to achieve our workplace culture: Accountable, Excellence and Connected (ACE). 

The Role

As the Communications Supervisor, you are responsible for offering a broad combination of strategic leadership and active involvement in the day-to-day operations of the division. The role will oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of communication and marketing strategies, tactics, operational processes, tools and analytics. Focusing on key partnerships while working with stakeholders to provide corporate communications, marketing, media and public relations functions that align with the Town of High River Strategic Plan, brand and corporate identity.

You are a balanced leader who can adeptly drive multiple initiatives simultaneously. You will place a high importance on contributing to a positive culture which aligns with our ACE pillars, so each team member feels valued and empowered to fully contribute to the success of the division. You possess a successful track record as a strategic communicator and adept listener while advising a group of professionals. You are known as a relationship builder and possess a strong commitment to the communications profession, colleagues and community.

To be successful you will have a post-secondary degree in communications, public relations or related field. To complement your education, you will have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience in more progressively responsible leadership roles. In addition, your experience will include the practice of web and CP news styles. Previous experience in a municipal setting is considered an asset.

Closing Date: 
September 3, 2019
Application Return: 

To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at www.highriver.ca, click on Careers. To submit your application, please email your cover letter and resume to  opportunities@highriver.ca no later than September 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.


We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted