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Position Title: Communications Manager , Internal Communications

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace

Requisition ID: 16124

McCain knows the importance that food plays in people's lives - the power it has to bring people, families and communities together. That is why our purpose is celebrating real connections through delicious, planet-friendly food. We do this by succeeding together with our teams, business and community partners around the world - because we know when we work and grow together, we succeed together. Be a part of our family.

As a valued member of the North American Internal Communications team, your role will share purposeful and engaging communications with a variety of audiences across Canada and the US. Please note, this is a one-year contract position. Hybrid Work, Location can be either Toronto or OakBrook Offices.

How You Will Add Value:

Lead the creation and execution of frequent town halls, large scale virtual events, all employee communications, and more.

  • Develop communication campaigns to share critical business information with a variety of audiences, including office-based and plant employees.
  • Partner with senior leaders to support their communication needs, including developing content for presentations and toolkits to support content cascade.
  • Monitor and measure the effectiveness of communication channels through surveys, metric tracking, etc.
  • Work closely with the Global Communications team to support the development and execution of global campaigns at a North American level.
  • Partner with the North American Human Resources team to lead the development and execution of internal communication plans for new programs, policies and changes.
  • Have a deep understanding of our North American purpose, priorities and company values to ensure all messaging and tone support these critical business pieces, with engaging and easy to understand language.
  • Work with senior leaders to build communications plans that build employee engagement at all levels and support a strong company culture.
  • Plan, prepare, and execute the communication plans for the North American Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiative, including participating in the North American DE&I Council.

About You:

5 to 7 years of experience in communication roles

  • Ability to cultivate relationships and worked towards shared goals with business partners and key stakeholders
  • Experience developing multi-channel communication campaigns, reaching a variety of audiences in unique and creative ways
  • Strong writing and communication skills, and ability to translate business objectives into relevant and engaging calls to actions
  • Proficient in Office 365 suite, including Yammer, SharePoint. Graphic design experience a bonus.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by science, and in line with our culture and values, we believe that being vaccinated is the most effective way to protect each other, our families, our customers, and our communities. It is therefore a requirement that the successful candidate for this role be fully vaccinated and have completed the mandatory incubation period prior to the candidate's start date with McCain, subject to reasonable accommodations if you are unable to be vaccinated for protected grounds under applicable human rights legislation (e.g. medical or religious reasons).

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Communications

Division: NA HR

Department : Corporate Affairs USA

Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc.

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