Communications Advisor
Metamaterial Technologies Inc
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
5d ago

META is seeking a Communications Advisor to be based at our headquarters in Dartmouth, NS. You will play a key role in building awareness of a growing international metamaterials company.

About Us :

Meta Materials Inc. META® (NASDAQ : MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials.

Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy.

Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands.

Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at

What You’ll Do :

  • Support the building and maintaining of relationships with journalists and influencers. Develop new and strengthen current relationships across multiple media verticals and within identified global media markets
  • Create communications materials including key message development, blogs and other communication content as required.
  • Assist with the development of strategic communication plans
  • Support crisis communications and issues management, developing key messaging and working with internal and external stakeholders to protect and manage the reputation of the brand
  • Develop pitch ideas and story angles and initiate outreach to media and industry publications
  • Develop and create video content. Responsible for storyboard to finished product. Includes producing, shooting, and editing.
  • Design and compile press kits for journalists and influencers and coordinate the logistical process.
  • Support the development of media fact sheets, backgrounders, videos and photo assets
  • Develop cross-channel social media campaigns and social media content.
  • Manage daily media and social media monitoring
  • Manage PR campaign data and reporting, measure the impact and analyze results of the campaigns
  • Record, track and calculate the corporate PR metrics and quarterly reporting through Meltwater
  • Support other team members with internal communications initiatives as required
  • Some of the typical responsibilities will include :

  • You would be responsible for social and media monitoring, generating content including video and leveraging communications-related opportunities.
  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Public Relations, Communications, or Journalism (or equivalent related experience)
  • Three years’ experience in media relations and developing briefing material
  • Experience in coordinating media requests and managing related approval processes
  • Experience preparing briefing material for media interviews
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills the ability to develop a variety of written materials for different audiences under tight timelines
  • Experience creating video content and overseeing the production of videos
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Robust understanding of the media landscape (digital and print), including metric tracking
  • Experience with media and social monitoring tools, (HUBSPOT and Meltwater is preferred) and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video journalist or experienced content creator an asset
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

    What You’ll Love About Us :

    META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.

    META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation.

    We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community.

    Our Benefits :

  • META (MMAT) Equity
  • Retirement Savings Matching
  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off over Christmas
  • Casual dress
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