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Marketing Specialist, Conservation Awareness & Marketing Strategy


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Temp Duration: Approx. 1 Year
Posting End Date: October 13, 2022


We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

You’re a savvy communicator who knows how to connect with audiences and progress departmental and business objectives with engaging marketing campaigns. You’re an excellent collaborator and planner who can effectively integrate internal stakeholder needs into your communications strategies and project manage the finest details of your strategy, including budgeting, to ensure its success. We need someone with your skill set and experience in our Marketing Specialist, Conservation Awareness and Marketing Strategy role.


In this temporary position, you’ll be responsible for planning, managing and supporting the implementation of the Conservation and Energy Management (C&EM) communications budget. This includes leading research initiatives and working closely with program teams on their marketing communications needs. 

In this role, you will:

  • Work with C&EM program teams to identify and prioritize 2023 and 2024 communications requirements.
  • Identify efficiencies and implement streamlined processes to optimize projects shared between Communications and C&EM groups.
  • Effectively manage quarterly resourcing with External Communications, resulting in the successful execution of C&EM communications objectives and priorities.

What it takes:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in marketing, communications, business or a related discipline from a recognized program, plus a minimum of three years of recent, related experience working in product/program development, marketing and sales.
  • Exceptional communications skills with extensive knowledge of developing impactful communication strategies.
  • Excellent strategic thinking for understanding departmental stakeholder goals and connecting messaging with overall business objectives. 
  • Demonstrated project management skills for developing communications strategies, identifying tactics and channels, planning budgets, and coordinating deliverables amongst internal stakeholders.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a solutions-oriented mindset for collaborating with internal partners and coordinating marketing programs that address the needs of the business.
  • Great analytical skills to identify and implement process improvements to enhance future communications programs and improve collaboration between teams. 

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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