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The Communications Office manages strategic communications for the Town of Essex.

As the primary resource for corporate communication services, the office is engaged in the following activities:

  • Media relations - drafting media releases, media advisories and communication plans, liaison with news reporters, monitoring media coverage
  • Website and social media management - enabling civic engagement by posting information on the Town's website and social networking sites, including Facebook and Twitter
  • Corporate marketing - marketing and promotion of facilities, programs and services, providing marketing support to Council, staff and committees
  • Corporate branding - brand protection and adherence to logo and graphics standards
  • Emergency management - in the event of an emergency, assisting the Emergency Operations Centre as the Emergency Information Officer