Our Marketing and Communications team aspires to drive innovation and be the industry leader in client engagement. Our versatile and knowledgeable team works collaboratively with business partners to enhance client experience, creating value at every point of contact. We think strategically and align our initiatives to help our organization achieve its business objectives. The Senior Corporate Communications Consultant leads the development and execution of internal/external communications and media relations initiatives across The Co-operators group of companies. This role requires highly developed communication planning, relationship-building and business skills to ensure the effective delivery of programs that support corporate initiatives involving specific stakeholder groups.
Consults, plans, executes and measures comprehensive, integrated, multi-channel, internal/external strategic communications plans to support corporate initiatives for specific lines of business across The Cooperators group of companies.
Supports executive communications by writing speeches or developing presentation material.
Plans and executes media relations strategies to position The Co-operators as subject matter experts in the insurance industry while generating earned media.
Develops relationships with key media and proactively pitches stories about the organization.
Develops and implements media monitoring program.
Distributes media coverage to leaders of the organization while providing context and linking results back to key messages and corporate strategy.
Plans, executes and measures comprehensive, integrated, multi-channel, internal/external issues management plan for The Co-operators group of companies.
Collaborates with Communications team and other functional teams to deliver on programs and objectives.
You will travel regularly.
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.
You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.
You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.
You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Communications or related discipline.
7 years of experience in similar communications roles, preferably in the insurance or financial sector.
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute comprehensive, integrated, multi-channel communication projects for specific lines of business.
Superior writing, editing and communications skills.
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.
Flexible work options to support personal and family needs.
A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.
Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community.