Community and Stakeholder Relations Advisor

1 week ago(1/12/2018 3:58 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description


Check out this fantastic opportunity working in the Mayor's Office!



  • Oversees resident inquiries and collaborates with the Community Liaison to identify emerging community issues to be addressed by the Office of the Mayor.
  • Implements solution-oriented support for residents
  • Develop stakeholder communications on relevant developments in the City of Mississauga and the Office of the Mayor
  • Proactively identify community investment and public policy opportunities and priorities
  • Work with broader team including the Senior Communications Advisor and Community Liaison to develop and implement community relations and outreach strategies
  • Develop and help to implement consultation strategies and community engagement programs
  • Review all Council and committee agendas with the Chief of Staff and Mayor, highlighting potential issues and important details.
  • Work closely with key community stakeholders
  • Manage the Mayor's schedule including all incoming event and meeting requests
  • Coordinate the calendars of the Mayor and the Chief of Staff
  • Oversee the booking of all travel and accommodations for Mayor
  • Work with the Mayor and Chief of Staff to coordinate resident and stakeholder meetings
  • Coordinate meetings, forums, roundtable discussions and special events with key stakeholders to drive policy-oriented solutions to issues
  • Ensure briefing materials are prepared for the Mayor's events and meetings
  • Oversees the maintenance of the CivicTrack stakeholder database
  • Advise the Chief of Staff and the Mayor on current and emerging public policy relevant to residents and stakeholders within the City of Mississauga
  • Prepare correspondence from the Mayor when necessary
  • Assists the Chief of Staff in the planning and execution of office events and initiatives.
  • Attend events with the mayor when needed
  • Perform other related duties


  1. Ability to attend off site locations may be required
  2. Successful candidate must provide, at their own expense, a Criminal Record Search
  3. Fixed Term Contract – Successful candidates will be considered full time employees for the duration of the Elected Official's term of Office



  • Post-secondary degree, preferably with a focus on political science or public administration
  • 5-7 years of related government experience
  • Strong understanding of the Mississauga  community and its business, union, cultural, environment, indigenous, and other stakeholders
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills including presentation experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to work in a team in environment with strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills


Hours of Work: 35 Hours per week

Salary: $76,737 - $102,317

Closing Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018

Number of Positions: 1 Permanent Full Time

Department: City Manager's Office Department/ Mayor's Office

Work Location: 300 City Centre Drive




A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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