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Position Summary

The Senior Communications Specialist is responsible for overseeing Methanex's content and channel management strategy

  • in partnership with the Director, Communications
  • in order to enhance the company's reputation, and meet its employee engagement and business objectives.

The person in this role will collaborate with writers, other members of the global communications team and other subject matter experts across the Methanex network (in Canada, Egypt, Chile, New Zealand, Trinidad and the US) in the development of content for Methanex's internal and external communications channels. Another key aspect of this role is the leadership of the company's social media platforms.

Other responsibilities include reviewing and editing communications and content, providing leadership, advice and counsel on the company's communications channels, liaising with multi-national internal and external stakeholders and managing third-party, cross-vendor relationships in the development of content that aligns with Methanex's business strategy and corporate brand.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Content Management

  • Works closely with Director, Communications to establish, implement and align on a comprehensive global content management and channel strategy for Methanex that incorporates the corporate intranet, corporate website and social media channels.
  • Acts as a key member of the company's Content Development Committee, comprising communications team members and other subject matter experts from across the globe.
  • Works closely with writers and other subject matter experts to develop content for internal and external channels.
  • Support the development of video vignettes internally to quickly take advantage of communications opportunities.
  • Drives management and adoption of governance for the intranet, corporate website social media monitoring and maintenance, and management of internal audits and reports on quarterly analytics.
  • Provides strategic advice and assistance to global internal stakeholders, as required.

Social Media Management

  • Partnering with the company's external agency in the development of social media content.
  • Leverages intelligence / analysis tools to measure sentiment, outcomes and engage the business to leverage regionally.

Management of intranet/internal social media presence

  • Lead and maintain the current corporate intranet and provide strategic direction to global and regional teams regarding the adoption of Yammer.
  • Cultivate internal social media communities.

Contribution to overall management and administration of Global Communications

  • Contribute to and implement corporate and departmental strategies.
  • Provide input to the annual Global Communications department budgeting process.
  • Maintain system processes and documents in accordance with applicable legislation and company guidelines.
  • Identify and implement system and process improvements.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Holds a university degree in communications, marketing, business or related discipline.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills; extensive writing and presentation experience at all levels of the organization.
  • Seven to 10 years of relevant experience, including three to five years of client-side experience.
  • Understanding of and experience in community cultivation and management in the digital space.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking are a must.

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