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Public Affairs and Media Strategist

Purolator Inc.

Job Description

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Looking for an opportunity to learn and grow within Purolator? Here is another exciting opportunity for you to help us deliver on our customers’ promises 

Job Description

Purolator is Canada’s leading courier and logistics company – and we’re growing at a record pace! We’re making historic investments across Canada to expand our network, create thousands of jobs and elevate customer experience with leading technology.

We’re seeking a Public Affairs and Media Relations Strategist who stays deeply connected with the trends and happenings that influence the news of the day and wants to help Purolator become a newsmaker for the right reasons. If you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth environment and have a passion for public policy, business news, brand storytelling, thought leadership and managing sensitive issues, now’s your chance to play a lead role on a highly motivated team. You will:

  • Work directly with the Communications management team to establish Purolator’s public affairs and public relations functions.
  • Have the opportunity to hit the ground running by developing and activating media strategies and public affairs plans showcasing the company’s record growth, on-trend innovation and technology advancements, and job creation.
  • Keep the company connected with its influencer community including public policy decision makers, media pundits, consumer media spokespeople and other stakeholders.
  • Act as a corporate spokesperson.
  • Maintain credible relationships with journalists across the country.
  • Create integrated public relations campaigns that promote Purolator’s growth and brand initiatives and the positive outcomes they achieve for businesses in Canada and Canadians.
  • Develop thought leadership and insights-based articles and content, as well as  manage annual and quarterly report production and distribution.
  • Oversee media monitoring and keep Purolator’s management team up to date with insights and analysis.
  • Work with social media teams in Communications and Marketing to identify compelling news stories and opportunities.
  • Use your exceptional writing skills to craft news releases, speeches, key messages, media pitches and public policy reports.
  • Keep current with public affairs and media relations best practices, trends and technology.
  • Lead issues management and crisis communications strategies and responses.



As the successful candidate, you must have:

  • The desire to join a company that’s committed to making our country stronger by investing, hiring and innovating in Canada and beyond.
  • A passion for news, media and political discourse.
  • The ability to have fun under pressure, always keeping a positive attitude.
  • Impeccable writing and proofreading skills, particularly for news and media communications.
  • Exceptional experience identifying and activating media and government relations strategies to amplify an organization’s growth strategy.
  • Proven experience acting as a spokesperson and preparing for issues of corporate concern.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in helping a company promote its products and services through business and consumer media.
  • A network of trusted relationships with journalists, media influencers and government officials.
  • Exceptional decorum, judgement and project management skills.
  • Superior organization and prioritization skills coupled with a sense of urgency and motivation.
  • An action-oriented style balanced with good judgement.

How To Apply
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Purolator Inc.

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Job Location
Mississauga ON
Job Level & Type
Intermediate Level
Full Time Permanent Staff Position
Listing To Be Posted Until
March 11, 2019
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