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Communications Specialist

Employer: Cermaq Canada
Location: Campbell River BC
Application deadline: Friday Aug 03, 2018
Located along the beautiful coastal waters of Vancouver Island, Cermaq Canada Ltd. is a salmon farming company focused on operational excellence. With our skilled team, we strive for a high quality product achieved through sustainable aquaculture practices. Our award winning safety culture and opportunities to develop and grow within the company makes Cermaq a great place to build a career. Cermaq Canada is looking for a Communications Specialist to join our Sustainable Development Environment team to lead our digital media and media relations strategies. Reporting to the Sustainable Development Director, this position’s primary responsibility will be to advance the vision and values of Cermaq Canada by ensuring that the internal and external communications are professional, timely, and accurate while supporting our vision of shared value, transparency, and respect for rights holders, stakeholders, and communities.

Application Requirements:

-A degree with specialization in communications, public relations, journalism, or a related discipline.

-A minimum of 4-7 years relevant work experience, with at least four years of progressive public relations or

communications experience.

- Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

- Valid BC driver’s license required.

- Demonstrated ability in leading strategic and proactive communications initiatives.

- Demonstrated understanding of media relations and communications strategy coupled with strong network

of media contacts.

- Proven experience in creating effective corporate communications plans.

- Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.

- Solid writing ability in creating corporate communications information, executive speeches and

presentations, news releases, and employee communications.

- Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and change.

- Occasional regional travel is required.

Special Requirements:

- Prerequisite to hiring include reference checks and criminal record check.

- Occasional regional travel is required.

- Only applicants who are legally allowed to work in Canada will be considered.

This permanent full-time position is based out of our Campbell River head office and works Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Company benefits are available after a 3 month probationary period.

How to Apply:

If your qualifications meet the application requirements and you would like to apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter in person, by fax, or by e-mail, stating “Communications Specialist” in the subject line by August 3, 2018 to: Office: 203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River | Fax: 250-286-0042 | E-mail: careers.canada@cermaq.com

Link to posting's website

Contact information:
Katie Lobb
Phone: 1 250-286-0022


Public Relations Coordinator

Employer: SSI
Location: Victoria, BC
Application deadline: Friday Aug 03, 2018
Currently, SSI is looking for a Public Relations Coordinator to join our team in Victoria, BC.

Responsibilities include:

- Creating all client and marketing facing written media, and writing, proofreading and editing all marketing materials

- Writing technical white papers for presentation at conferences

- Creating PowerPoint presentations

- Planning and purchasing online and print advertising

- Conducting interviews with clients and SSI staff regarding content for editorials, press releases, and testimonials

- Writing and promoting the publication of editorials and press releases through various media sources

Our ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Communications or a related field plus a minimum of 3 years of public relations or marketing experience. You will also possess:

- A demonstratable aptitude for easily adopting multiple software applications

- Familiarity with HubSpot marketing software

- Previous CRM experience (such as Maximizer, Salesforce, etc.)

- Experience with AGILE as a business methodology (familiarity with SCRUM and/or KANBAN frameworks is an asset)

-Knowledge of the shipbuilding industry (asset)

If you are a seasoned writer with public relations and marketing experience, this could be the role for you!

About the Benefits

At SSI, the core of our success lies in the creative, energetic and dedicated people who make up our team. Although the work may be challenging, we foster a fun, flexible and friendly working environment with:

- A casual, relaxed work environment

- Flexible work hours that support a work-life balance

- Seasonal social events (Friday pub lunches, potlucks, Pi day, Christmas parties, theme days, and more)

- Weekly onsite yoga classes

- Paid time off to attend blood donation drives

Upon joining SSI, you can expect to receive a competitive annual salary depending on skills and experience, plus great employee benefits, including:

- ParaMedical, Dental, and Vision

- Life insurance and long-term disability benefits

- Profit Sharing Plan

- Three weeks’ vacation

- Education assistance, professional development, opportunities for career growth, and training.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment and want to take your career to the next level with a local employer of choice – Apply to SSI today!

Link to posting's website

Contact information:
Mark Sheehan
Phone: 6046770341


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