Bird Construction is a leading Canadian construction company operating from coast-to-coast and servicing all of Canada's major markets. Bird provides a comprehensive range of construction services from new construction for industrial, commercial, and institutional markets; to industrial maintenance, repair and operations services, heavy civil construction, and contract surface mining; as well as vertical infrastructure including, electrical, mechanical, and specialty trades. For over 100 years, Bird has been a people-focused company with an unwavering commitment to safety and a high level of service that provides long-term value for all stakeholders.
Reporting to the Director, Strategic Development and Communications, the Communications and Marketing Specialist will be responsible for supporting internal communications and engagement programs, marketing initiatives, and additional projects as required. This role will also support in the development and implementation of change management strategies and plans and company-wide initiatives and learning events.
This position can be based in either the Calgary, AB or Mississauga, ON office.
Support the company culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards and is aligned with the corporation's core values.
Develop strategies for and support the implementation of the following:
Internal communications programs;
Communications initiatives and tools for all Business Groups;
Companywide communications such as monthly updates;
Executive Roadshows, and Town Halls; and
Companywide intranet, and additional communications as required.
Create and implement change management plans, including:
Supporting all Business Groups, Communications and marketing support for strategic planning initiatives
Documentation for the Board of Directors and Executive presentations
Plan and execute Companywide employee engagement initiatives and learning events with People & Culture , Company challenges and charitable programs , and the Company promotional e-store.
Undergraduate in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or equivalent
5-10 years' work experience preferably in an engineering, design, or construction environment
Experience developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies, project management, media relations, internal communications, digital and social media
Strong understanding of the requirements to succeed in a project-driven environment
Strong research, writing, editing, presenting, and conversational skills with diverse audiences
Intermediate skillset in: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic and desire to excel with professional development
Understand the value of continuous improvement recommending new approaches, methods, or technologies to increase efficiencies
Willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups
Sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals
Ability to work in a challenging, fast paced and steadily changing environment
Strong problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to think creatively and critically, learn quickly, be flexible and adaptable
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team or independently with minimal supervision