BC Pension Corporation

Assistant Director, Corporate Communications and Engagement

Temporary Opportunity

Job Type: Temporary Full Time Location: Victoria, BC Canada
Union/Excluded: Excluded Branch: Culture and Employee Experience
Salary Range: Up to $120,800 per annum Criminal Record Check: Required
Closing Date: March 4, 2021 Competition: Expected term of this appointment is 6 months with a possibility of extension.

This posting is restricted to applicants who currently reside within the geographic area.

Why work with us?

At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people. We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential. Some highlights of what we offer include:

  • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs, lunchtime seminars, community health activities and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve

To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit bcpensioncorp.ca

What is the opportunity?

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director, Corporate Communications and Engagement to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada.

The Assistant Director, Corporate Communications and Engagement is responsible for employee communications and engagement in support of the organization's strategic direction and people strategy. The position directly supports the organization's objective of creating an exceptional employee experience though a variety of communication and engagement efforts that enable the corporation to inspire and engage with the talent needed to transform and evolve the business. The position leads the timely and effective execution of all corporate employee communication efforts within the day-to-day operations and provides corporate employee engagement programs, activities and events.

This role will join the corporation at an exciting time as we embark on our next nine year strategic plan. The Assistant Director, Corporate Communications and Engagement will lead the communications and engagement efforts to support sustained staff engagement in the strategic plan and fostering a culture of performance. Building strategic communications capacity and aligning communications and engagement efforts to achieve corporate priorities will be areas of focus over the next six months. If this sounds like it fits your skills and experience, we want to hear from you!

To learn more about the Assistant Director, Corporate Communications and Engagement position, please click the link to the job description at the bottom of the page.

What do you need to succeed?


  • Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, English, Communications, Marketing or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience and several years of progressively more responsible management experience may be considered.
  • Five years of experience in a communications/public relations or human resources role with an emphasis on employee communications and engagement.
  • Five years of experience leading a team of professionals in a multifaceted, complex work environment.
  • Experience managing a business area including managing operations, staff and budgets.

Application Requirements:

Cover letter: Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that related to the job requirements as listed above.

Questionnaire: As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Testing or portfolio samples: May be required.

Please submit your application through the "apply now" feature located at the top of this page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.

Important details

If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

Current employees must have their supervisor's approval in writing before applying on an under seven month temporary assignment. Please attach the approval notification when applying on the competition.

An eligibility list may be established.

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.

This appointment may be extended or may become regular.

Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

We thank you for your interest in working with us. You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

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