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Senior Officer, Communications and Marketing (British Columbia)

Job Requisition ID: 8568  

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Starting Base Salary: 66642.22 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Office Location: Vancouver (BC)


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:

  • Enjoy up to 3 weeks of accrued vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Communications and Marketing Team in the External Affairs sector, where we have the focus, the people and the voice to help achieve our aspiration to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. In your role, you will be part of the team delivering federal government visibility events as part of the Government of Canada’s communications objective of demonstrating how the National Housing Strategy is best supporting the housing affordability needs of people living in Canada.  


This is a temporary position of a duration of 6 months.



  • Plan, prepare and execute the visibility initiatives via various media events in different markets across Canada.  
  • Support the regional lead in delivering these communications tactics by providing sound advice, ensuring quality control of products and timely reporting.
  • Support the development and implementation of products and logistics of virtual and/or on-site media events.
  • Ensure quality control of all communications products related to ministerial events and announcements.
  • Ensure accurate reporting and data entry management.
  • Develop and manage relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure consistency in all communications and marketing products.
  • Manage relationships with vendors delivering services in support of visibility events.
  • Possess the ability to organize, manage time, and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced ever-changing environment with tight deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field, such as communications, marketing or journalism.
  • Minimum three years of relevant experience in writing a variety of communications’ products .
  • Experience in planning and implementing communications tactics.
  • Experience in managing relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders. 
  • Experience in event management and logistics.


Posting closing date: Note, this position may remain active until filled.



On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.