Permanent Full-time

Seasons Corporate Office - Oakville, ON

Our Mission to You:

As a certified Great Place to Work®, Seasons believes that every single team member plays an important role in the overall happiness of our residents. We foster a culture of growth and support for our committed team members and offer opportunities for personal and professional development to advance a rewarding career in the seniors housing sector.

What We Look For:

Seasons looks for individuals who are enthusiastic about making a positive difference in the life of another person. We hire individuals who are committed to building meaningful relationships and strive for service excellence so our residents can be proud to call Seasons their home. Keen attention to details, going the extra mile and putting a little ?wow? into everything we do is the Seasons way!

Your Job. Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing & Communications, the Internal Communications Specialist is the company Storyteller. The Specialist is responsible for creating and implementing internal/employee and communications content and contributing to programs that actively engage internal audiences. The Specialist translates business strategies into key messages, develops appropriate internal communications initiatives to support those strategies, and executes programs that create excitement, drive engagement, align teams and shape culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with Operations, Marketing and Employee Services teams to communicate new information and promote the company's unique strengths and values
  • Collaborates with Employee Services to design and encourage employee engagement and retention programs
  • Collaborates with Employee Services to provide stories worth sharing on external channels for recruitment purposes
  • Works with the marketing team to develop branding videos, testimonials, contests and stories to promote company culture
  • Content creator for the news section of the company intranet, Seasons Connects Facebook page and other channels
  • Creates and executes internal communications plans
  • Writes internal communications including memos, letters and announcements and contributes to playbooks and culture training pieces
  • Assists the General Managers by writing internal communications, speeches and presentations for staff and residents and maintains letter library

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in Marketing, Communications, Human Resources or Business-related area
  • Minimum five years of experience in recruiting, internal communications or social media promotions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to execute communications plans,
  • Knowledge of social media communication techniques
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in managing website content and working with Google Analytics or similar tool
  • Must be a team player and exhibit exceptional customer service orientation and discretion
  • Enthusiastic, well-organized, self-motivated, high energy, works well under pressure
  • Committed, conscientious and demonstrates good judgment aligned with the Seasons culture, values and mission

Why Should You Apply?

  • Have the opportunity to work for a Certified Great Place to Work
  • Professional Development/growth and advancement opportunities
  • Solid support and training from management and team members, including cross-training with team members
  • Culture that fosters the support of the team member as an individual, as well as a professional
  • Employee discounts, Referral bonuses, Health and Dental benefits and more
  • Team socials, committees, and group events

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.

Seasons Retirement Communities (?Seasons?) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Season's Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Season's hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Note during COVID-19: At the outset of the COVID-19 situation in Canada, Seasons Retirement Communities implemented heightened precautionary protocols in all of our homes. We continue to follow the advice of provincial and federal governments, our sector regulators and local Public Health agencies. Job responsibilities are being reviewed and adjusted accordingly to ensure the well-being of the successful candidate.

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Oakville, ON, Canada
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