What you’ll do
Help build and enhance CTC’s corporate reputation among key audiences including the business community, media and third-party organizations
Write and develop public-facing materials that reinforce CTC’s strategic objectives and strengthen the brand
Support issues management activities to protect and maintain brand reputation
Develop and execute communication plans and programs that meet business and stakeholder requirements and generate positive media coverage
Support development of quarterly and annual materials for CTC and CT REIT and assist the Investor Relations team as required
Act as communication team lead on various projects and events, working closely with business leadership and project teams to advance communication priorities and develop effective integrated communication plans
Support and facilitate the delivery of corporate-wide communication initiatives and programs to business unit stakeholders and provide counsel as required
Creative development including writing, editing and PowerPoint presentations
Continuous media monitoring of ongoing topics and to identify potential issues
Participate in the measurement of the effectiveness of communication channels and provide expertise in the development of recommended opportunities for improvement
Work with the Manager to develop materials for corporate announcements, including press releases, media lists, fact sheets, key messages, remarks and Q&As
Research, stay current, and share relevant findings about emerging trends, best practices, potential issues and opportunities in the retail and consumer markets
Respond quickly to internal and external requests and provide required materials or information
Who you are We are looking for individuals who are :
Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
Action oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then this is definitely the place to be. What you bring
5-7 years of progressive experience in the communication field
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Post-secondary education in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or related degree / diploma
Experience working directly with media
Excellent spoken and interpersonal communication skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to balance multiple priorities, prioritize and deliver programs and tactics on time in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Strong relationship builder who is a fast learner and able to think quickly on their feet
Demonstrated track record in working with others and ability to interact effectively with senior management
Creative, professional, self-motivated and constantly looking to implement best practices in all areas of the communications field
Ability to work a flexible schedule as required, which may include early mornings, evenings and weekends
About Canadian Tire Corporation Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers.
As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.
From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Top Employers.
To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire family of companies follow us on LinkedIn. #LI-TK1
Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger.
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Corporate AffairsOntario-TorontoTemporary WorkFull-time
Mar 11, 2020, 6 : 51 : 59 PM