Manager, Communications

Communications Manager – Using innovative approaches, set the tone and direction of corporate communications, outreach and marketing for Yukon Energy.

Plan the strategic direction and overall management of corporate communications, stakeholder and public engagement and marketing for Yukon Energy. As public spokesperson, you’ll develop communications and engagement strategies, coordinate community events and other activities to ensure Yukoners are knowledgeable and involved in the future of energy in the territory. 

THE COMPANY:

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. We are a renewable company with 94% of our electricity coming from hydro and we were the first northern utility and only the fifth in Canada to receive a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM designation from the Canadian Electricity Association.  

THE POSITION:

Permanent, full-time and based in Whitehorse, Yukon. You’ll have a degree in Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism with several years of progressive experience that includes working in the media as well as marketing, corporate communication or public relations, preferably in the utilities industry. A combination of experience and education will be considered.

THE LOCATION:

Yukon is a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and for raising a family. Whitehorse, the capital, has the amenities of a city, while maintaining a small-town atmosphere. There is a vibrant arts and culture community, theaters, restaurants, outstanding coffee shops and sports opportunities for young and old alike. The excellent school system offers English and French instruction to the college level. Multiple daily flights will get you to Vancouver in two hours and Edmonton or Calgary in less than three hours on scheduled days.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits
  • Four weeks paid vacation to start
  • An opportunity to work on varied, challenging projects with rewarding outcomes
  • Respectful and positive environment

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca by 5 pm on November 16, 2018.

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.