Communications Specialist

Posted/Last Revised: 15th Mar, 2018

  • Company/Organization
  • g[squared]
  • Website
  • g-squared.ca
  • Location
  • Edmonton
  • Educational Req.
  • Requirements

    • You’re a strategic thinker with experience in the development and implementation of results-driven communications strategies
    • You’re a talented writer and are adept at creating clear, impactful messages that will resonate with your target audience
    • You demonstrate outstanding attention to detail
    • You have strong proofreading abilities and a superb understanding of the rules of grammar
    • You have experience writing for both traditional media, marketing materials and online audiences using traditional print mediums as well as digital platforms
    • You’re timely and dependable, and able to balance multiple projects and priorities within tight timelines
    • You’re courteous yet assertive, and are just as comfortable working on your own as part of a team
    • You have good initiative and a proactive approach — you’re not afraid to challenge the status quo
    • You’re a quick learner who is able to adapt your writing style and tone of voice to suit a range of different stakeholder needs
    • You have a degree in Journalism, Communications/PR or related diploma, plus 2-5 years of related experience
  • Contact Name
  • Tanya Berner
  • Contact Email
  • tanya@g-squared.ca
  • Closing Date
  • Apr. 30, 2018

Description

As a key member of the Communications Team, the role of Communications Specialist involves the following:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of marketing and communications strategies for a broad portfolio of corporate and non-profit clients
  • Writing detailed strategic plans (e.g. stakeholder communications, digital marketing, community engagement) with input from relevant department heads
  • Writing and editing original, persuasive and succinct copy for a wide variety of marketing and communications assets, including brochures, case studies, publications, direct mail/email campaigns, blogs and websites
  • Working closely with communications team members, creative directors and other departments to generate workable concepts and ideas
  • Taking direction from account managers to complete projects as per our clients’ specifications
  • Revising and redeveloping work in response to feedback from internal and external stakeholders
  • Proofreading and providing copy editing feedback to fellow writers and other departments as needed
  • Tailoring copy to suit a variety of clients from a range of different industries
  • Working on several projects at once, usually to tight deadlines

If you think you might be “The One”, please send your resume and cover letter, along with two samples of your work (ideally one piece of published work and one strategy document), to tanya@g-squared.ca. We can’t wait to hear from you.