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  • Job reference: RMS0218418

Internal Communications Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/10/2019
  • Duration: 12 - 18 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/12/19)
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The Role:
Purpose & Accountabilities:
The client is looking for a strategic internal communications professional. Reporting to the Communications Lead, you will be responsible for leading and delivering effective internal communications to a growing team of more than 250 team members who are spread across three time zones and five office locations. This includes developing and implementing internal communications to support business functions (HR, IT, HSSE, Real Estate, etc.), change management and our leadership team.

- Develop and execute the overall internal communications strategy
- Design, develop and deploy internal communications to support the sharing of project/company milestones, project performance and values of the company
- Manage internal communications channels such as Yammer, town halls, face-to-face engagements, video and digital signage
- Stay informed of key milestones and events from all departments and collaboratively work with business leaders and team members from these departments to develop and edit content for multiple channels
- Maintain and communicate standards and processes for internal communications to ensure clarity, simplicity, style and consistency with the company's brand identity
- Create positive relationships with senior leaders that fosters trust and credibility
- Lead Social Investment Communications to ensure the client gets exposure for its initiatives where appropriate

Skills & Requirements:
- 10+ years of professional experience in communications, in a large-scale global operation, with multiple stakeholders.
- A post-secondary degree in Communications or Public Relations.
- Proven track record in stakeholder management with senior management.
- Ability to influence without direct responsibility.
- Strategic thinker, self-starter, excellent problem-solver, highly motivated, proactive, flexible and results-oriented.
- Demonstrated leadership skills and experience.
- Superior written and verbal communications skills.
- Experience managing and responding to issues and crisis as part of an integrated team.
- Enjoy working in a fast paced environment and willingness to be involved in additional activities outside prescribed job description

Additional Information:
- This role is a fixed term contract, covering a parental leave for 12-18 months.
- Additional travel and evening / weekend work may be required as part of this role. This is not a traditional 9-5 position.
- Must be able to support client virtually, with offices in Calgary, Vancouver, Yokohama, China and Italy.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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