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Communications and Engagement Manager

Abbotsford, BC

There are jobs—and then there are careers. Join our team at SitePartners to experience an exciting workplace culture, fantastic colleagues, and a flexible hybrid work environment that puts our people first. We’re a young, fast-growing company committed to putting in the work to build our organization and grow our client’s businesses, the right way.


We hire driven, kind and hardworking people who are passionate about the Industrial sector and have a desire to grow. It doesn’t hurt if you have a sense of humour, because while we take our work seriously, we also like to have fun! We are guided by our values and motivated by our mission to help our clients thrive.


Our specialized team includes a group of strategists, designers, developers, writers, creatives, and consultants passionate about delivering quality work for our clients. Our office dog, Maddie, helps greet our office guests and makes sure we are all performing at our best. Our diverse range of clients and portfolios, allows our team to work on a variety of exciting projects and match their skills and interests to projects that suit them best. If you think you are a fit with our culture and the job description below, we encourage you to apply! 


What you’ll be doing:

Reporting to the VP, Communications and Engagement, the Communications and Engagement Manager will support various projects and initiatives for key client files, as well as other agency projects. Responsibilities include:

● Develop and implement multi-channel strategic communication plans and strategies for client programs and projects

● Work with other team members to support the development of high-quality communications materials that may include videos, presentations, print and digital materials, and websites

● Write and edit a variety of communications materials such as blog posts, information brochures, Q&A documents, key message documents, backgrounders, and other supporting collateral

● Support internal and external meetings by coordinating meeting invites, taking meeting minutes and producing meeting reports, including using data entry software to track stakeholder interactions

● Meet with clients, partners and stakeholders in-person when required and support the facilitation of group meetings

● Perform research and information gathering to inform communications and engagement programs and materials, including the development of stakeholder lists

● Coordinate photo or video shoots on-site as required

● Support the planning logistics for media events, meetings, ground-breaking

ceremonies, hospitality events, and other events

● Work with various business leaders, subject matter experts, and senior executives as required

● Support senior management on issues management and crisis communications

● Perform media monitoring, and contribute to issues management solutions

● May be required to attend meetings and events outside of regular work hours on occasion


What you bring to the role:

● Completed a university or college-level program in a communications-related discipline (ie: business, marketing, communications, or journalism)

● 5+ years of experience in marketing, communications, engagement and/or related roles

● Demonstrated experience executing stakeholder engagement and/or Indigenous engagement, ideally for infrastructure projects

● Comfortable working with diverse project teams comprised of technical experts and our communication and engagement peers

● Proven experience conducting research, writing and communicating ideas and information for technical and non-technical audiences

● Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and evaluate competing priorities

● Strong written and oral communication

● Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen to and understand various

perspectives

● Excellent research skills and analytical abilities

● Detail-oriented

● Bonus points for understanding graphic design, video and photography principals

● Double bonus points for being International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) certified or understanding IAP2 principles

● Ability and willingness to switch from delivering strategic communication advice to rolling up their sleeves to support with administrative-level tasks


Benefits of Working for SitePartners:

● Industry leading compensation plan (Salary based on experience)

● Competitive benefits package

● Flexible remote work schedule (3 days in office a week)

● Office coffee, snacks and refreshments provided

● Company laptop (apple)

● Dogs in the office – Woof!


Let’s get to work!

If this posting gets you excited, we want to hear from you. Apply to this posting OR send your resume to [email protected] with “Communications & Engagement Manager + Full Name” in the subject line and let’s get to work!




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