Specialist, Public Relations, Health and Wellness
Loblaw Companies
1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, ON
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Location :

1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

Specialist, Public Relations, Health and Wellness (12 Month CONTRACT)

Do you want to be part of a team that protects and enhances some of Canada's most iconic and trusted brands? Then read on! We're looking for a Specialist, Public Relations / External Communication to handle proactive and reactive communication with media, influencers and the public, with a primary focus on our pharmacy, health and wellness portfolio and corporate communications, including ESG and community engagement, and other areas as needed.

We can't wait to welcome a new team member to our world-class Corporate Affairs and Communication team.

What you'll do

  • Create media materials and handle document approval and translation processes
  • Run daily media monitoring, including research and analysis of competitor and industry announcements and media coverage
  • Proactively pitch to and work with health, wellness, lifestyle, food, corporate and business media
  • Update information on the Loblaw Companies website
  • Research business, market, consumer and issue-specific information
  • Manage the PR mailbox and various in-bound media requests, assessing each for merits and priority
  • Support the business to promote our retail locations, including Loblaws, Zehrs, Independent Grocer, no frills, and Real Canadian Superstore, and their ecommerce platforms (PC Express)
  • What you need

  • 3-5 years’ experience in public and media relations and event planning. Post graduate certificate or university degree in Communications / Public Relations is an asset.
  • Highly organized, resourceful, and responsive to short-notice needs, with strong attention to detail and well-developed analytical skills
  • Strong writing skills, with an ability to write for different audiences, including external and internal
  • Confident with an ability to manage and prioritize many projects at the same time, and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Knowledge of Adobe, Illustrator, Photoshop and relevant imaging software is an asset
  • A vehicle and a valid driver’s license is needed
  • Existing relationships with key Canadian food, consumer, lifestyle and business media are an asset.
  • What we'll offer you

    In addition to your compensation, you will enjoy flexible and hybrid working, 10% discount at select grocery locations, pension plan, benefits programs, and Work Perks Program, paid vacation.

    Our newly renovated office spaces, including 1 President’s Choice Circle in Brampton, Ontario includes on-site Starbucks and healthy food options that meet a range of dietary needs, GoodLife Fitness, basketball and volleyball courts, ice rink, groceries delivered to work via PC Express, and dry-cleaning services.

    How You’ll Succeed :

    At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

    If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

    In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

    Employment Type : Full time

    Type of Role :

    Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)

    Type of Contract : Fixed Term

    Fixed Term

    Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

    Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

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