Bilingual Internal Communications Advisor (French/English) in Montreal at Volt

Date Posted: 3/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $21.42 - $32.14/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking to hire a Internal Communications Advisor? (Procurement focused) four our Client in the Procurement and Mining industry in Montreal, QC. This role is a 6 months assignment for now, with the possibility of extension.

Job Description: 

  • Job Title: Internal Communications Advisor (Procurement focused)
  • Client:  In the Procurement and Mining industry
  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Location: Montreal, QC, H3B2S2/H3B0E3
  • Term:   6 months contract (with possibility of extension)
  • Tentative start: ASAP
  • Pay Rate:  $21-32/hr Depending on experience + benefits + accrued vacation pay 
  • Shift:  Day 

Pros of working here:

  • Be a part of one of the world’s leading mining organizations
  • Excellent working environment where people are valued and respected
  • Role based in Montreal

Our End Client is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth's mineral resources. They have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. They're committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment. It's how they grow - it's how you grow.

They are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, their team/people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when they are accepted and valued for their differences, not judged by them. They all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

The Opportunity:  We are looking for an Advisor, Internal Communications to participate in the tactical and strategic internal communication efforts that support the Montreal regional hub projects and priorities.

What the role entails:  This role is a great opportunity to contribute to the creation of a collaborative, agile, inclusive and technology-based workplace for the Client's Montreal office-based employees and contractors that will allow them to feel safe, engaged and connected to the operational assets they support. You will work in an evolving context, subject to frequent changes, imposing a rapid pace and managing several projects simultaneously. Working a 5 days on, 2 off roster and reporting to the Manager, Internal Communications, you will:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of an internal communication strategy for the Montreal Hub.
  • Guide, advise and support various Montreal Hub workstreams’ leads in their internal communication needs.
  • Contribute to and disseminate key messages to ensure consistency in company communications across internal audiences.
  • Finalize development, coordinate deployment and manage the content of the new Montreal Hub intranet, liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure accuracy and relevance.
  • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as memos, intranet content, regular email bulletin, etc. You may also be required to work on the layout of content.
  • Plan, coordinate logistics and conduct various internal events (meetings and calls with senior management, employee meetings, social activities, etc.).
  • Manage the Montreal Hub social media Yammer group.
  • Ensure a global and aligned view of all ongoing activities in the Montreal Hub, in collaboration with the Change management workstream lead.
  • Continue to develop and produce new, relevant and engaging content utilising existing channels as well as identifying new tolls as appropriate.
  • Measure and optimize the performance of all internal communication initiatives.

    What you will need for this role
    To succeed in this role, you must already have:
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, writing, journalism, public relations or other related field
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in a similar role, ideally within a large company
  • Excellent spoken English and French, combined with excellent writing and editing skills in both languages
  • "Employee engagement" oriented and you have a good understanding of organizational issues
  • Autonomous and resourceful with a strong sense of initiative; You do not hesitate to ask questions to better understand the needs
  • Very organized and skilled in coordinating projects, you are able to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Proactive, creative, curious and care about details
  • Able to prioritize tasks and meet sometimes tight deadlines
  • Comfortable with senior executives, you are diplomatic
  • You are comfortable and skilled in the use of electronic media (CMS, Internet and Intranet sites, social media (Yammer, LinkedIn))
  • Good knowledge of Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)