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Communications Coordinator
Business Line Corporate
ID # 17873
City Montréal
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

 


 

MONTREAL

 

 

WSP is currently seeking a Communications Coordinator to join our Marketing and Communications team in Canada. This role is responsible for supporting the day-to-day communications services and operations across the internal and external, areas supporting both project execution and promotion, with a primary focus on content planning and development. Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, Canada, the Communications Coordinator will work on the entire life cycle of an assignment, from planning through content creation and distribution to target audiences.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates in regular communication team meetings to align all internal and external milestone deliverables
  • Works as part of the communications team to produce a range of material including video, motion graphics, and print material
  • Develops internal communications content that engages and informs employees
  • Crafts leader communications content that empowers employee decision making
  • Prepares communications content that mitigates or eliminates exposure to organisational reputational risks
  • Builds external communications content that differentiates the company from competitors
  • Delivers information and collaborates on problems/issues, within defined parameters​
  • Recognizes and resolves basic, routine, or common/repetitive problems requiring analytical skill​
  • Makes decisions regarding own work approach/priorities ​
  • Seeks out new assignments to learn and develop
 

SKILLS

  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills, including copyediting
  • Ability to synthesize complex materials to craft creative, persuasive language and compelling messaging for a variety of audiences, including national audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and effectively deliver a variety of concurrent projects in a demanding environment and under tight deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain strong internal relationships and work effectively at all levels àof a national organization
  • Ability to represent Marketing and Communications in a collegial, cooperative and collaborative manner
  • A keen attention to detail to ensure accuracy, completeness and thoroughness of all work products
  • Self-starter capable of assuming oversight and responsibility for several tasks at once with little supervision

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or related discipline
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years’ professional communications-related experience, preferably in a national, multi-site company
  • Bilingual (French / English) is mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • High energy, reliable and enthusiastic team player

 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.

 

Montréal, QC

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