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Director, Customer Experience and Public Affairs At BC Transit

Location

Victoria, Bc

Job Description

Job Description:
Description
Responsible for leading the development, implementation,
management and assessment of the sales, marketing and
communications of the Provincial Transit Program.
Provides strategic marketing and communications
expertise and leadership to complex projects in support
of an integrated, multi-modal environment.
Key Accountabilities
of a corporate wide integrated communication
strategy for employees, customers, stakeholders,
local and provincial government partners that
includes public and media relations response and
strategies, events and announcements, community
relations and consultation programs in partnership
with local partners and other BC Transit
departments.
management of branding and marketing programs
designed to retain existing customers and attract
new customers to transit services throughout the
province including market research programs and
public transit information strategies.
management of the corporate revenue strategy,
including changes in fares, fare technology, fare
products and revenue programs designed to stimulate
ridership and revenue.
corporate and transit information.
including business requirements, project planning,
and organizing and negotiating the allocation of
resources.
compliance with stated goals, guidelines and
objectives.
recruitment and selection, scheduling, supervision,
coaching and developing, performance management and
all other people management practices.
Senior Leadership Team and a variety of stakeholders
in the form of presentations or detailed written
reports.
of strategies for the use of new media.
with all levels of staff, including project managers
and executives engaged in resolving complex,
multi-stakeholder issues where IT is part of the
solution.
outsourcer and consultant contracts and service
agreements; ensures contractors requirements are
fulfilled within fiscal constraints.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience
asset plus a minimum seven (7) years progressive
experience five (5) of which should include senior
level management; preference given to those who have
worked in a unionized environment. An equivalent
combination of education, training and experience
may be considered.
marketing and communications department at a senior
level where developing integrated communications and
marketing strategies, programs, budgets and managing
and assessing implementation were features of the
role. Proven success in managing communications
across complex partnerships and working at a
strategic level with local and provincial government
agencies is an asset.
Core Competencies
Occupational Health and Safety Knowledge - Is
knowledgeable about workplace health and safety, places
high importance on safety and diligently follows safe
operating procedures; promotes and displays a positive
safety attitude and is proactive about safety for
themselves, peers and customers.
Planning and Prioritization - Proactively plans and
organizes work activities and priorities; manages
several tasks at once.
Leadership - Inspires and motivates employees to
increase engagement, deliver results, accomplish tasks
and achieve goals; provides feedback and coaching to
enable employees to be successful and develops them for
potential future positions through the application of
the Performance Management Program; recognizes employees
whose actions support the vision, values and objectives;
identifies inefficient practices and/ or processes and
implements strategies and solutions to optimize the use
of corporate resources and assets.
Decision Making - Obtains information; identifies key
issues and implications to make informed, objective
decisions.
External and Organizational Awareness - Identifies and
understands how internal and external issues (e.g.
economic, political, social trends) impact the work of
BC Transit.
Professional Integrity - Consistently completes work in
a thorough, accurate and high quality manner; follows
through on commitments and adheres to policies and
procedures; strives for personal growth and excellence
and is receptive to suggestions for improvement.
Influence and Negotiating - Uses persuasion to gain the
support and cooperation from stakeholders, superiors,
colleagues, subordinates and other parties to achieve a
desired course of action consistent with BC Transit's
goals and objectives.
Interpersonal Relationships - Develops and maintains
effective relationships with others, relates well to
people from varied backgrounds and in different
situations, show understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy
and politeness.
Innovation - Develops new insights into situations and
applies different and novel solutions to make
improvements.

Additional Information:
Record Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search.
vacancies.
BC Transit Offers:
only receive dental, unless FTT exempt that is longer
than one year term)
appropriate collective agreement or exempt policy
handbook)
Langford depots
dependent passes
BC Transit Is Committed To The Principles Of Employment
Equity
Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
While BC Transit values all applications we receive,
only those candidates short-listed for further
consideration will be contacted.

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