CHIEF, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION
Cement is the main component of concrete. Concrete is the most used commodity in the world after water. At the Cement Association of Canada, we work at creating optimal conditions for our industry members to lead and thrive in the climate economy.
To that end, the CAC strives to advance and promote the development of innovative, powerful, efficient and carbon-neutral products to help build thriving and resilient communities for generations to come.
Over the course of the next few years, our work will focus on building the pathway to carbon neutrality and we will be needing awesome communicators to tell our story.
Reporting to the President and CEO, you will act as an advisor and lead partner with a variety of teams in the creation of communications strategies, plans and content to support the Association’s initiatives, engage support from your colleagues and bolster the organization’s brand.
Based on the political, legislative and regulatory environment of climate change, clean air, protecting and enhancing market share of concrete while guided by the Board-approved CAC strategic plan, you will:
• proactively develop, recommend and implement effective external and internal communications plans for public affairs projects and strategies;
• proactively develop communications tools and strategic messages to be disseminated to different audiences;
• contribute to the development of communications tools, standards and activities and maintain an integrated approach to communications;
• recommend and develop performance indicators to evaluate and monitor the evolution of communications;
• ensure the Association is nimble in its response to media, seek opportunities to tell the CAC and its Members’ stories and coordinate all contacts with the media;
• advise and support staff on public communications, interviews and other matters;
• represent the Cement Association of Canada at various scientific, political, social and other events related to the organization’s mission.
• University degree or college diploma in communications, journalism, public relations, writing or another related field.
• Experience in strategic communications planning, media relations, issues management and digital communications.
• Bilingualism – both oral and written.
• Seven to ten (7-10) or more years of work experience in the communications field, including three to five (3-5) years in a position with team coordination responsibilities.
• Demonstrated ability to write corporate and strategic documents, business development support documents and popularization of scientific concepts.
• Knowledge of essential computer tools such as the Office and Adobe suites as well as social platforms.
• Relevant work experience in the corporate, political office, government, or related services sector is an asset.
If you are interested in this challenge, please send your application to email@example.com no later than June 15, 2021.
Only selected candidates will be contacted.