Corporate Communications Specialist
- People & Comm
25 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 1B6, Canada Req #1018
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
Job Title: Corporate Communications Specialist
Reporting To: Corporate Communications Lead
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
Corus Entertainment is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. We're looking for an enthusiastic Corporate Communications Specialist to join our team to support and execute communications campaigns and activities that help build and enhance Corus' corporate reputation among key audiences, the business community, media and third-party organizations.
AREAS OF FOCUS
Contribute to the development of effective integrated communication plans and activities
Write and develop public-facing materials that communicate the company's story while underscoring key business activities and the company's strategy. Support and amplify key business activities for industry relations, diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, and government relations.
Develop, update and maintain communications materials ensuring consistency of messaging and branding across Corus' website
Manage Corus' corporate social media channels (LinkedIn & Twitter) including content development, engagement and reporting.
Support development of key messages and briefing materials for events, speaking engagements, social media posts and media opportunities.
Research and prepare briefs on industry topics and initiatives as needed.
Responsible for overseeing and managing interns, reviewing their materials and providing feedback and direction as needed.
Write, edit and prepare awards nominations for submission and develop communication plans for notable award wins.
Support development, distribution and posting of quarterly and annual materials related to reporting business results (quarterly earnings calls and Annual General Meeting).
Write, edit and disseminate media materials, monitor and track media coverage and develop results reports.
Manage Corus' quarterly Community Impact Report which includes charitable tracking, content development and distribution.
Facilitate Corus Volunteer and Corus Community Boost! programs and assist with two internal fundraising initiatives (winter/spring).
Support the planning and execution of corporate and employee events as needed.
Qualifications & Experience :
- Post-secondary education in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field.
- 5-7 years of experience working in a communications role (e.g., corporate, agency, non-profit)
- Phenomenal writing skills with a keen eye for detail and proof reading
- Track record of developing and drafting successful, proactive corporate communications materials
- Understanding of communications, social media and media relations best practices
- Experience with social media content creation and community management
- Project management skills with experience creating timelines, ensuring deadlines are met, participants stay on track, and projects are on delivered on time
Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.
We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action.
You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day
- Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique
- and amazing
- place to work.
At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.
Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.