ID# 21-1471 Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta
The City of Medicine Hat is seeking a skilled strategic communicator, political advisor and stakeholder relations professional as its new Chief of Staff, Mayor’s Office. The Chief of Staff provides professional executive advice, corporate guidance and advocacy support to the Mayor and Council while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and acting as a point of contact with the City Manager or designate(s), the community, stakeholders, and other orders of government all focused on making time, information, and decision processes more effective.
The Chief of Staff is responsible for issues management and organizing and prioritizing critical issues and information for the Mayor and Council to facilitate efficient decision-making. This role is also responsible for organizational advocacy efforts, government relations, community relations and the activities that support these objectives for the City of Medicine Hat and is intended to provide services that are complementary and in alignment with the City’s Administration.
The Chief of Staff collaborates with the Mayor and City Manager or designate(s) to ensure coordination of efforts to address municipal priorities and issues. This position regularly anticipates and responds to a broad spectrum of matters requiring a comprehensive understanding of City functions. The position requires competence to perform duties with diplomacy, confidentiality, excellence, and independence in a highly proactive and responsive manner.
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