Write and produce content for a diverse range of purposes, including media releases, blog posts, reports, internal communications, employee intranet, and marketing collateral.
Proactively seeks out new ideas for internal and external content.
Support proactive media relations initiatives, including media familiarization trips as well as responses to media requests.
Provide communications support to internal departments and clients as required.
Manage media monitoring and develop an archive system.
Update and maintain local and trade media lists.
Support with organizing and promoting internal and special events (including annual public Open House).
Support issues management and engagement with community and stakeholders.
Provide on-site communication support for major events.
Assist with administrative duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND COMPETENCIES
2 to 3 years of relevant experience in corporate communications and knowledge of communication practices and principles.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Knowledge and experience with social media, including Twitter, Facebookand Instagram, and platforms such as Hootsuite and Loomly is an asset.
Solid understanding of media relations.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Detail-oriented, organized with an ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet tight timelines.
Sound working knowledge of a wide variety of standard software applications including Microsoft Office.
Sound working knowledge of social media platforms.
Produces written material that is concise and relevant.
Able to write for different audiences.
Uses correct, appropriate, and respectful tone, pronunciation and grammar.
Organizes ideas in a manner that is clear and easy to follow.
Able to listen and follow directions.
As an important member of our Communications Team, you will receive a competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits package, including the best pension plan in BC, in a great company culture, in a role that includes projects and tasks that offer you exciting career development.
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity and you are interested in working at a fun, fast-paced and unique environment where you can make a difference by contributing to world class events please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the Apply Now button! Applications will be accepted until February 25th, 2022.