Communications Specialist
Alberta Motor Association
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2d ago

ABOUT YOU

For you, being a great communicator is more than just being an excellent writer (which you are) or knowing your way around the web, social media and print (which you do).

It’s understanding that it’s all about connecting with your audiences, whether they’re internal or external because great storytellers always have an important audience to serve.

WHAT MOVES YOU

  • You’re a lifelong learner committed to personal and professional development.
  • You’re so diplomatic in your dealings with internal stakeholders, you could be working for the United Nations.
  • You stay on top of industry trends and developments and best practices in the field of communications.
  • You’re not into cookie cutters (unless you’re actually baking), preferring to seek process innovations that enhance the customer experience as well as organizational operations.
  • You work just as well on your own as you do in a team and with people from all levels of the organization. Collaborating is as natural to you as breathing.
  • You’re not only comfortable with change, you embrace it. And you like to help others through it too.
  • You’re the resident MacGyver who always gets things done with the resources on hand.
  • You bring a creative flair to all your projects that nails the brief every time.
  • WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Report to the Manager, Corporate Communications.
  • Enhance the employee experience by developing employee communication and engagement strategies for over 1,700 employees across different business units and regions.
  • Provide project management support to internal programs and campaigns.
  • Research, write and edit stories of relevance and interest to all employees and support our regular features (e.g. Family Spotlight).
  • Design and support employee communications programs and work across the Association to provide input or assistance with business units’ internal communication requirements.
  • Create and edit content in a voice and style that complies with Canadian Press, the AMA Style Guide and our editorial guidelines;
  • maintain AMA’s online style guide.

  • Manage the organization's SharePoint intranet, including enhancements.
  • Build the internal editorial calendar and ensure news is appropriately communicated in a timely manner.
  • Write and / or edit employee job ads, liaising with the Human Resources and Employee Engagement departments.
  • Support various company-wide communication channels, including online and print.
  • Support the streamlining of AMA’s internal communications.
  • Measure and monitor the effectiveness of communications.
  • WHAT YOU'VE DONE

  • You have a college diploma or university degree in marketing, communications or public relations, but we’ll also consider equivalencies.
  • You're a seasoned pro when it comes to Microsoft SharePoint intranets.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a communications role.
  • You’ll get bonus points if you have experience with social media.
  • You’ll get a gold star if you have accreditation from CPRS or IABC.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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