MANAGER, PROGRAM COMMUNICATIONS (12 MONTH CONTRACT)
The Manager, Program Communications will develop and execute strategic program communications that drive employee engagement and facilitate change management. They will be a key communications advisor to senior leaders and business partners, mentoring and supporting them to improve program communications.
Who you'll work with
You will work closely with the Director, Real Estate Operations and the Director, Internal Communications and collaborate with other partners across the organization.
What you'll do
Work with SMD, Real Estate & Special Projects as well as Change Management team on developing a three-year communications strategy to support our relocation to a new downtown office.
Lead, develop and distribute clear and compelling communications for a variety of channels and partners, including presentations and speaking notes, intranet articles, fact sheets/other assets, email announcements and content for digital platforms.
Develop key messages and provide critical communications counsel to leaders and support the business with sound service.
Actively participate on cross-functional project teams and bring forward new insights.
Develop and manage relationships with key partners in Marketing & Communications, IT and Change Management to ensure flawless delivery of communications programs.
What you'll need
7+ years of communications experience, with a focus on change management and employee communications
Undergraduate degree in communications, journalism or a related subject area and a post-graduate certificate in public relations
Advanced knowledge of, and experience using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) a plus.
Consistent track record as a strategic advisor to leaders with success planning and executing communication plans that drive measurable business results
Experience developing internal content strategies and leading digital and online channels, including corporate intranets
Experience with new technologies and new ways of communicating to a broad employee base (e.g., web-based training, new town hall formats, Teams, WebEx and other collaboration and communication tools)
Familiarity with podcasts, videos, infographics and other tools and how they can be applied in a corporate environment
An agile mentality with the ability to prioritize, work with tight deadlines and change direction quickly.
What we're offering
Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Competitive time off
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How to apply
You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded interview as part of the recruitment process. This will take no longer than 10 minutes.
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Functional Area: Legal & Corporate Affairs
Requisition ID: 3259
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