Corporate Affairs Manager 2 (Community Investment and Education Manager)

BC Hydro

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that’s where you come

in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our

customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond

during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a

solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We’re proud to be

ranked as one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we

build an even cleaner B.C.


As the Community Investment and Education Manager you will have overall responsibility for

leading BC Hydro’s presence in communities and schools through, sponsorships and donations,

giving programs, community outreach/activations and BC Hydro’s schools program. You will be

responsible for managing the teams and these portfolios today, while developing out the strategy

and plan for this important work in the future.

  • You will be the lead on understanding how these community-based investments and activations

play a role in BC Hydro’s broader corporate objectives and

  • You Lead the integration of BC Hydro’s campaigns in face-to-face and community activations.

  • You will also be responsible for Responsible for BC Hydro’s Community Investment strategy,

including grants, donations, and sponsorships. Manages Power smart for school’s program

including it’s digital platform, providing curriculum aligned materials to teachers, instilling a

mindset of environmental stewardship and conservation in youth.

  • Oversees the implementation and evolution of BC Hydro’s employee giving and retiree


  • You will Works with each business area to set strategy, resourcing, metrics and KPIs.

  • You will manage key internal and external relations with associated internal departments

(Conservation & Energy Management, Electrification, Safety, Indigenous Relations) and external

organizations such as community groups, sponsors, event organizers, retailers, and key


  • Identifies, negotiates and manages multi-year sponsorships that align with BC Hydro’s brand

and business objectives.

  • You will also be an active member of the marketing, brand and digital experience leadership

team working to achieve shared group objectives.

  • Provides strategic communications planning ensuring that communications strategies are

aligned with BC Hydro’s corporate vision and strategic objectives.

  • Continues to provide timely and effective support to business groups and business units through

strategic communications advice, communications products including VP messages (where


  • Anticipates the communications needs of all business groups by keeping informed of policy,

provincial politics (current events) and general company awareness.

  • Maintain awareness of communications trends and seek industry-specific professional

development opportunities.

  • Provides coaching and guidance to team members on writing, communications planning and

project management.

  • Develops scalable solutions to reach customers throughout the province digitally and in person,

including technologies and platforms.


  • A university degree, graduate certification, or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

  • A minimum of 7 years of consistent marketing / community investment experience in a complex


  • Demonstrated background in managing teams, increasing engagement and developing leaders.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability in planning, implementing and maintaining community

focused strategic communications marketing plans.

  • Candidate must have superior interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills as well as

having demonstrated leadership and teamwork abilities.

  • A strong skill set in strategy development and implementation.

  • High energy, enthusiasm and experience working with executives as well as with all levels of an


  • Experience managing budgets, vendors, and contracts.

  • Preferred candidate will have experience in Community Investment and Community Marketing.


We’re always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation

to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our team as we

invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe.

We are here for our customers.

We are one team.

We include everyone.

We act with integrity and respect.

We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible

minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual

orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively

engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and

while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a

disability, please contact us at [email protected]

BC Hydro has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires employees to have a full series of

COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of vaccination on request. This Policy is currently suspended

but may resume at BC Hydro’s discretion. While the Policy is suspended, all new employees are

required to disclose their vaccination status to BC Hydro.

Flexible work model role definitions


Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home

based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for

each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time

from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field – No option to work from home

Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.

Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.

Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week


Don’t forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your

certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the

necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

Date Posted:
2022-11-23 Closing Date: 2022-12-06

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