Communications Specialist (Full-time)

Posted/Last Revised: 5th Jun, 2017

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

Description

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

Requirements

  • 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 amanda@g-squared.ca. We can’t wait to hear from you.