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Company Description

You'll make us shine

You enjoy being part of a talented and diverse team and can communicate easily and openly with your colleagues.

You are also passionate about quality work and know that good communication does not just happen - a great deal of care is taken to ensure accuracy, consistency and timeliness.

With a fascinating product, a global business and great stories to tell, come and be part of our team.

We're the world's leading diamond company - a unique luxury business that thrives on the creativity, passion and knowledge of our people.

To push our company forwards, we always need to think differently. We welcome diverse perspectives, people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions.

In return, we provide you with the space and support to grow and achieve your ambitions.

Job Description

The De Beers Group has an opportunity for an energetic and motivated Communications Specialist to join the Corporate Affairs Team at the Calgary Support Centre. Reporting to the Senior Communications Officer, the incumbent will help deliver timely, accurate and impactful communications products that reflect De Beers Group's Pursuit of Brilliance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with the De Beers Group Managed Operations Corporate Affairs team to develop and implement the internal and external communications strategy;
  • Support Corporate Social Investment-related activities, including internal and external communications required to activate CSI activities; and
  • Identify and capture stories, photos and videos that can be used to support company communications goals and objectives.

This is a remote hybrid position.

Qualifications

  • Diploma or degree in communication, journalism and/or marketing;
  • 3-5 years of experience in corporate communications/public relations;
  • Travel to the Gahcho Kué Mine, Northwest Territories on a regular basis (a minimum of one week per month) and other De Beers sites and offices in Canada;
  • Demonstrated ability to write a variety of products, including media release, speaking notes, internal briefing notes, website content, social media posts;
  • Experience in updating and maintaining a website using a content management system;
  • Understanding of Brand Management and the principles of community engagement;
  • Photography/video capture, editing and production;
  • Good understanding of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn);
  • Principles of community engagement; and
  • Demonstrated ability in graphic design and working understanding of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere Pro.

Additional Information

De Beers Canada

We are the world's leading diamond company, powered by thousands of people around the world who are driven to support thriving local communities, protect the natural environment, and stand with women and girls, focused on Building Forever.

We market our polished diamonds through two brands, Forevermark and De Beers Jewellers, while our Element Six operation is the world leader in the design, development and production of synthetic diamond materials for industrial and electronic applications.

If you like chasing demanding targets, thrive on making decisions in the pursuit of brilliance, and enjoy the support of the world's finest experts, we have a place for you.

Safety

Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others' actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.

COVID Vaccination

Since safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines are widely available and have been proven to be a very effective and safe way of protecting people and reducing COVID-19 transmission, we continue to strongly encourage employees to get vaccinated at the earliest possible opportunity. As our mining operations are fly-in fly-out, vaccination is required to travel to sites.

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

Background Checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Referral

This opportunity is open to a paid referral incentive according to the Employee Referral Program (HRM.AD.21.01). Referral incentives are applicable to De Beers Group internal employees only.

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