Communications Coordinator

Number of positions available: 1
Status: Permanent Full-Time 
Salary:  ($69,595.50 $72,384.00 $75,289.50 $78,292.50)
Closing Date: March 31, 2023

We are more than just planes and tarmacs. Our purpose travels beyond our runway into the communities we serve. We are about connections, stories and life defining adventures made possible by the work we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where our people are rewarded through meaningful work experiences inspired by purpose.
The Calgary Airport Authority is made up of remarkable people committed to delivering great results. We manage and operate YYC Calgary International Airport, YBW Springbank Airport and collaborate with many partners - from airlines to customer services and government agencies to food and retail outlets. Now is an exciting time to join our crew and advance YYC as one of Canada’s best airports!

Reporting to the Manager, Communications & Content, you will be a self-motivated individual who takes initiative. Corporate Communications is responsible for supporting the reputation of the Calgary Airport Authority as well as the Authority’s strategic and annual business plans through effective internal and external communications, including issues management, event management, media relations and production of range of print and digital tools. Within this group, the Communications Coordinator is a generalist who wears many hats depending on the priorities ahead of them, and has a passion for content development, good design and attention to detail.  
Key responsibilities include:
  • Maintaining brand standards across all marketing and advertising to ensure consistency and compliance throughout YYC.
  • Supporting the development of graphics. This includes development of print and digital communication materials such as social graphics, website/intranet banners, digital screens, program graphics, posters, and templates. 
  • Developing content for various projects for both Corporate Communications and Community Engagement (e.g. social channels, eNewsletter programs, YYC blog.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring YYC"s Social Media strategy and providing ongoing reports on social metrics for reports and analysis of initiatives.
  • Updating and developing content for the company intranet and website, including proper implementation of metadata, keywords in line with search best practices and knowledge of website & mobile architecture and user experience best practices.
  • Conducting project research including fact-checking and sourcing materials utilized for corporate communication events.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of corporate events, such as YYC Crew Townhalls, news conferences and ribbon cuttings.
  • Providing support for various Authority events and activities including managing logistics and photography.
  • Collaborating with agency partners and vendors (such as videographers, photographers) to deliver on projects, including the development of briefs, workback schedules and project plans. 
  • Media relations support, including monitoring of media activities and coverage and producing reports.
  • Supporting photography and video filming requests received by the Authority.
  • Planning and production of all in-house videos produced by the Authority; including the development of shot lists and scripts, video shooting, and editing.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Previous experience in a corporate communications role.
  • Very strong writing and editing skills, including familiarity with Canadian Press Style Guide.
  • Strong organizational skills and great attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Results oriented, with experience in working to deadlines and the ability to work quickly, using own initiative when required.
  • Ability to interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and be a strong team player.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft, Adobe, graphic design software programs, email marketing and content management tools, and digital media practices.
  • Experience developing videos and working in Premiere Pro.
  • Experience liaising with agency partners to deliver on projects. Agency experience is an asset. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identification Card (RAIC)
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work model with a combination of in-office and remote work.


We are ACCOUNTABLE. We take ownership and step up to get the job done.

We are CUSTOMER-FOCUSED. We consider the customer in all that we do.

We are COLLABORATIVE. We are stronger when we reach out and work as a team.

We are RESILIENT.  We are able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

We are CREATIVE. We strive to find new and better ways of doing things.

Are you looking for the journey of a lifetime? One that’s focused on creating effortless and memorable experiences for millions of guests and travelers each year. Click the apply button for your chance to learn how you can be a part of one of Alberta’s Top Employers.

The Calgary Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas.

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