Director, Communications and Corporate Relations
Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
17d ago

Job Description

What Is the Prescription For A Great Career?

At Rexall, we are community difference makers. Our hearts skip a beat when we meet talent who sees the bigger picture and wants to make an impact in our communities, our teams, and our business.

This means finding even better ways to work, share ideas, and making a material difference in the Rexall journey.

We are leaders in health and wellness and a talent destination for over 8600 Rexall team members. We are proud to be part of the McKesson family, ranked fifth in the fortune 500.

Together, we are defining better health through innovation, service, and living the ICARE values. Talk about a dream team!

The road ahead is one of adventure and heart. Are you our next all star?

The Role : Director, Communications and Corporate Relations

Reporting to SVP Human Resources & Corporate Relations, you will build and implement Rexall’s communications strategy and lead internal communications, external communication and public relations.

In close partnership with various key stakeholders, you will develop an authentic narrative, engaging employees, customers, the media and the general public.

Among your initial mandates will be the development and growth of a high-performing communications team, and the identification and implementation of new and / or enhanced communications tools and frameworks.

You will also serve as an Executive member on the Rexall Foundation and is accountable for the overall management and operation of the committee.

Principal Responsibilities :

  • Develop targeted communication strategies and messaging in line with strategic direction, selecting appropriate external forums to share Rexall’s story;
  • Provide decisive leadership and guidance as issues arise, maintaining awareness of daily media coverage;
  • Prepare EOC members in advance of speaking engagements and media interviews; and

  • Build and execute a refreshed employee communication strategy;
  • Provide oversight, measurement and governance of communication content and mediums across the enterprise;
  • Develop and implement two-way leader communication strategies, equipping leaders with timely key messaging.

    Oversee the Emerging Media, content strategies that support external media efforts in conjunction with Marketing Digital Manager; and

    Develop listening and engagement strategies to fully leverage social media capabilities.

  • Develop feedback loops and listening strategies to stay connected to audiences while fostering culture;
  • Prepare and communicate quarterly updates regarding performance, business highlights & strategic vision;
  • Celebrate success, build pride and engage employees with inspiring stories; and

    Actively support culture by fostering greater diversity of thought, cross functional collaboration and teamwork, ownership, and accountability.

    Serve as a member of the Rexall Foundation

    Manage the day to day operations of the Foundation (funding requests, strategy, public relations, budget, etc.)

    Perform other duties as assigned to support Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.

    Required Skills

    University degree in a related discipline.

    Superior writing, editing and communication skills both verbal and written.

    7 10 years’ experience in a Public Relations role with relative knowledge of PR and media relations theory and practices.

    Knowledge of Investor relations, corporate governance, and corporate responsibility practices.

    Knowledge of Customer relationship development practices.

    Demonstrated experience with Web and print design and production processes.

    Familiarity with advertising, marketing and promotion and event planning practices.

    Demonstrated people management skills; experience in leading a group or team.

    Strong negotiation skills and presentation skills.

    Excellent project management, organization and time management skills required.

    Relevant experience with Print production and Web production practices and / or processes.

    Relevant work experience in a Retail and / or Pharmaceutical environment.

    Able to work under minimal supervisions, both independently and within a team setting.

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office; familiarity with desktop publishing and graphic design software, and Apple platform.

    The Rexall DNA :

    Ready to make an impact - You are mission-driven and want to make a difference

    Builds consensus - Your people-first mindset shows in all that you do

    Embraces change - You move fast and change excites you

    Drives achievement - You are wired to always exceed your personal best

    Overcomes adversity - You see the world as glass half full and embrace a good challenge

    Trail blazer - You love creating the path forward and being able to shape the future

    Fun - You think laughter is the best medicine and your positive energy is contagious

    A closely connected culture

    Competitive compensation, pension, benefits, personal days, employee discounts, and vacation time

    Fully utilizing your talent

    Professional growth and development via challenging projects and assignments

    Warm and fuzzy feelings knowing you have helped your community, your team, the business and social causes through the Rexall Foundation

    Are you ALLIN ?

    Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. is committed to providing an accessible environment for all of our customers, employees, and job applicants.

    Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. will make available to any selected applicants accommodations and / or accessible formats should he / she require.

    Candidates are encouraged to discuss any accommodation he / she may need in order to allow for the most effective selection process.

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