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***Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Position Description:

The Digital Communications Coordinator plays an important role in building accessible, user-centered online services at the City of Waterloo. As a member of the Corporate Communications team responsible for digital services, this role leads the daily operation of Waterloo.ca through content updates, data analysis and responses to user feedback. This role also designs, tests and implements new digital services, and provides support for other Corporate Communications online initiatives.

Accountabilities:

  • Design accessible HTML web content per the Waterloo.ca style guide
  • Convert technical documents and processes into plain language
  • Build online intake forms and convert services into digital formats 
  • Monitor analytics, quality assurance and online feedback channels
  • Advise on digital service plans and strategy
  • Run user consultation and internal training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in communications, content design or related field
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience designing and writing accessible content
  • Ability to build trust with internal clients and empathize with users
  • Understanding of WCAG 2.0 and AODA web guidelines
  • Awareness of best practices in content and service design
  • Ability to analyze and present website data
  • Experience with public consultation and online customer service (email and social media)
  • Basic image and video editing skills
  • Previous experience within a Municipal or public sector is preferred
  • Experience with Basic HTML and CSS editing is preferred
  • Experience with iCreate CMS, FormBuilder, Google Analytics, SiteImprove, Cludo or SproutSocial is a plus
  • A satisfactory Police Criminal & Judicial Matters Check will be a condition of hire
  • Applicants may be required to undergo skills assessment testing

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in one document through the online application process. For posting and application details please visit: www.waterloo.ca/careers

Be You @ Waterloo

At the City of Waterloo, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. All interested and qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, Black persons, non-Black racialized persons/persons of colour, women, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ and those interested in joining our team are encouraged to apply.

Accommodation

The City of Waterloo is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that is welcoming, inclusive, and barrier-free. Accommodations in accordance with the Human Rights Code and other applicable legislation are available throughout all stages of the recruitment process. For accommodation during the application process, applicants are requested to make their needs known via email at recruitment@waterloo.ca, quoting the position and competition number. Applicants advanced through to subsequent stages of the recruitment process will be provided with additional opportunities to make their needs known.

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