Communications Specialist (Full-time)

Posted/Last Revised: 5th Jun, 2017

  • Company/Organization
  • g[squared]
  • Website
  • Location
  • Edmonton
  • Contact Name
  • Gary Meldrum
  • Contact Phone
  • (780) 465-0682
  • Contact Email
  • Closing Date
  • Jun. 20, 2017


Founded 21 years ago, g[squared] is an Edmonton-based marketing company that provides strategic, creative solutions to our clients’ communication challenges. We’re currently looking to add a Communications Specialist to our busy Communications Team.

Job Description

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

  • Supporting the Strategic Communications Manager to develop and implement 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 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 copyediting 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


  • You’re a strategic thinker who has led or supported the development and implementing of results-driven communications strategies.
  • You’re a talented writer with a high level of creativity and strong storytelling skills.
  • You demonstrate outstanding attention to detail.
  • You have strong proofreading abilities and superb understanding of grammar rules
  • You’re adept at creating clear, impactful messages that will resonate with your target audience.
  • You have experience writing for both offline and online audiences using traditional print mediums as well as web and social media platforms.
  • You’re timely and dependable, and able to balance multiple projects and priorities within tight deadlines.
  • 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 or related diploma, plus 3-5 years of related experience.

If you think you might be “The One”, please send your resume and cover letter, along with two samples of your work, to We can’t wait to hear from you.