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Communications and Social Media Coordinator - Head Office (Richmond, BC)

23-Sep-2016

We are now seeking a Communications and Social Media Coordinator to join our team in Head Office.

The Communications and Social Media Coordinator is responsible for providing professional communications expertise and services in the development and implementation of integrated internal and external communications initiatives. The Communications and Social Media Coordinator reports directly to the Director, Human Resources and Strategic Change.

General Duties and Responsibilities

The Communications and Social Media Coordinator is responsible for duties assigned by the supervisor, including:

  • Providing support to strengthen the understanding and alignment of the Company’s vision and mission in cultivating the brand and culture.
  • Creating and implementing integrated communications strategies and campaigns both internally with the Director of Human Resources and Strategic Change and externally via social media outlets.
  • Working closely with the Director of Human Resources and Strategic Change to develop and implement Company engagement and communication tools and initiatives.
  • Management of the Company website and intranet site.  Creating and maintaining of all social media outlets that the company utilizes.
  • Development of marketing and business development collateral including all company branded templates, project proposals templates, project database, project resumes, creation and management of personnel resumes. 
  • Management with the branch assistance on all Company branded items to ensure Corporate Identity guidelines, brand messaging, value creation and communication strategies is consistent with the Company guidelines and Corporate Message.
  • Providing an example of professionalism as a responsible and goal-oriented team player and leading by example in achieving excellence and being accountable for results and outcomes.

 

Position Requirements

The Communications and Social Media Coordinator position requires an experienced professional with a marketing or communications background and degree. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to think creatively and critically is essential.  Proficiency in related computer programs is a requirement.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Degree in English, Communications, Public Relations or Journalism coupled with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the construction industry or in a professional services environment.
  • An ability to think from the audience perspective, and tailor messages in the best interests of each audience
  • Impeccable research, writing, editing, presentation, and conversational skills
  • Experience in the development and implementation of communications strategies, project management, corporate storytelling, writing and editing, media relations, internal communications, and digital media
  • Understanding of, and experience with, traditional and non-traditional media from major outlets to niche publications and existing and emerging digital media platforms
  • An ability to work closely and communicate comfortably and effectively with diverse audiences throughout the organization as well as externally
  • An ability to follow online communications and social media trends and technologies and be digitally savvy
  • Proven experience in strategic communications planning and implementation, in addition to project coordination/management
  • Outstanding organizational skills with an attention towards details and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong knowledge in working with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Effective communication skills verbal and written
  • Ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong time management skills, specifically the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • A strong work ethic and desire to excel with professional development
  • Solutions oriented, diplomacy and ability to initiate new methods and procedures to improve results
  • Exposure to construction, engineering or technical environment is a definite asset

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven incentives to reward our people.

If you believe you would be the right fit, and you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic group of professionals, please send your resume in confidence to careers@canem.com quoting "Communications and Social Media Coordinator" in the subject line.