*** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***
Job Title: Manager, Communications
Management Band 3
Full-time /permanent under the Public Service Act
Salary: Band 3, $76,200.06- $107,800.00.
The starting salary for this position is $80,800.00 subject to the considerations of the MCCF Compensation Rules and RCY's salary administration policy.
The Representative for Children and Youth, an independent officer of the B.C. Legislature, works to influence positive change to B.C.'s child-, youth- and young adult-serving system. The Representative's Office provides advocacy support to people dealing with the child and youth service system and advocates directly on behalf of children, youth and young adults, monitors and reviews government services to children and youth and reviews and investigates selected deaths and critical injuries of children and youth who are receiving services.
Two interconnected priorities for RCY are to:
1) identify, recommend and advocate for ways to reduce the number of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and urban Indigenous children and youth in government care, and to improve child welfare and other designated services to those Indigenous children and families who come into contact with the Ministry of Children and Family Development and/or Delegated Aboriginal Agencies; and
2) meaningfully, ethically and sustainably engage with children, youth, young adults and the community members who care about and for them to enhance RCY's understanding about their lived and living experience, especially with systems of care.
The Manager, Communications provides communications management expertise in a variety of activities, including provision of a full array of communications materials to support RCY goals, establishing and maintaining effective relationships with media and relevant stakeholders, project management including managing the production of critical reports, and providing issues management support and advice to the Executive Director, Strategy and Communications and to Executive staff.
Preference may be given to Indigenous applicants. To assist us with screening, please ensure your application clearly indicates that you self-identify as an Indigenous person.
An eligibility list may be established.
Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.
For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the Representative for Children and Youth's website at https://rcybc.ca/about-us/careers/.