Advisor - Communications & Engagement (Laval)
Charles River
Blainville, QC
18h ago

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.

When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform.

In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

IMPORTANT : In order to be considered for this position, a resume / CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.

Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

As the Advisor, Communications & Engagement, you will play a critical role as a strategic partner to ensure staff feel informed, engaged, involved and valued.

Through the development and delivery of a communications and staff engagement strategy, this role will put purpose and engagement at the center of our staff communications.

This role will also develop content and implement internal communication strategies and plans that engage, align and inspire employees with Charles River's vision and business strategy and drive employees' understanding of and engagement with Charles River's priorities and key initiatives.

In addition, this role will develop and publish content using electronic tools, including Sharepoint, Poppulo, and Digital Signage.

Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with the key stakeholders to develop and implement a communications and employee engagement strategy which supports the delivery of strategic priorities, ensures key messages are communicated consistently and encourages two-way communication and feedback.
  • Develop diverse communication channels, e.g. newsletter, intranet, social media, print, digital signage and email as the appropriate means for communicating with staff depending on the nature and context of different communications.
  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and are consistent with external communication messages.
  • Responsible for planning, writing, editing, and publishing content across the range of internal communications channels.
  • Work with site stakeholders and leaders to build their capabilities for effective communications and engagement with staff.
  • Partner with Human Resources and Corporate Communications and establish effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders through networking and membership of relevant committees and working groups.
  • Plan and execute engagement events and activities.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) or equivalent in communications, journalism, web technologies, marketing or related discipline.
  • 2 - 5 years related experience in communications with a focus on internal audiences and content and digital channel development.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Excellent writing and marketing skills required.
  • Proficiency in creating word-processed documents, spreadsheets and presentations required. SharePoint, PowerPoint and other digital platform skills preferred.
  • Previous experience within a life science environment (e.g., biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device company, hospital, laboratory) preferred.
  • Event Planning and project management experience required.
  • Bilingual : French & English
  • IMPORTANT : A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume / CV.

    About Safety Assessment

    Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance.

    From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.

    Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

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