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Chief Communications and Service Experience Officer

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
Communications & Service Experience Division
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Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
AGCO/15a - AGCO/15a
$144,300.00 - $220,800.00 Per Year
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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is a world leader in regulating commercial and charitable gaming, lottery, sale and service of liquor, horse racing and cannabis retail. The AGCO's mandate focuses on ensuring that the regulated industries operate with honesty, integrity and in the public interest. The AGCO is a progressive and modern regulator using a Risk, Standards and Outcome-Based approach, which provides our regulated industries flexibility to manage and focus on their businesses and changes in market demands while ensuring effective regulation.
The AGCO is a dynamic, inclusive employer providing a progressive, learning and coaching culture environment with a focus and priority on its people. AGCO has a culture of accountability and trust, with a focus on empowering its people and fostering growth. AGCO's People First approach is about shaping and transforming the AGCO into a progressive employer for the 21st century, with a focus on individuals, leadership, culture, being nimble, responsive, flexible and outcomes-based to support a modern regulator. The AGCO's values include respect, innovation, accountability and integrity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

AGCO is looking for a Chief Communications and Service Experience Officer (CC&SEO) to lead and manage the Communications and Service Experience Division, including all external communications, employee communications, service design, complaints/inquiries management, and the contact centre. Reporting to the CEO as a key dynamic leader and trusted advisor of the AGCO's C-Suite team, you will provide overall strategic direction, advice and oversight for the design, development, and support of long-term communications strategy that fulfill and respond to the needs of the AGCO, as well as developing of the service excellence strategy, designed from a customer experience perspective – in order to achieve the AGCO's vision and strategic goals: Modern Regulator, Service Excellence and People First. The CC&SEO will be responsible for the management of strategic internal and external communications as it relates to AGCO's brand and reputation. The CC&SEO will ensure the AGCO's customer service standards are developed in a customer-centric manner maximizing service delivery. The role demands that the CC&SEO possess highly developed political acuity to influence decision makers within the government/political environment to ensure positive outcomes for the AGCO.

How do I qualify?


You possess exceptional leadership and communication skills with the ability to work in partnership and collaboratively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders. You are flexible, with the ability to adapt, respond quickly to new trends, changes and the needs of the AGCO, its people, and the industries it regulates. You work effectively in a fast-paced, complex, and ever-changing environment. You are a collaborator and change agent and possess the skills and ability to build internal and external relationships, along with demonstrated experience advising and influencing colleagues. You think innovatively, critically and analyze communication and customer experience trends. You have the ability for insightful and sound decision making in ambiguous and complex situations and environments.

You have post-secondary education in a relevant field and/or equivalent progressive senior-executive experience working in Communication, Service excellence, Customer Experience, or other related fields in the public or private sector.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent - Full Time, 90 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
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Posted on:
Monday, March 15, 2021
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