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||SCM Insurance Services
|Position Title/Titre du poste
|Job ID/ID Travail
|Postion Reports to [Title]
||VP - Marketing & Communications
||This new position is expected to provide quality service to both internal and externally stakeholders/ clients. The successful candidate will provide support and expertise in the development of communications strategies to support the marketing & sales of SCM products and services. He/she will be responsible for written communication, formulation and implementation of company branding, and industry related communications.
Based in our Edmonton head office located in Windermere Community, this is a full-time position and company benefits will be provided effective upon date of hire.
|Competencies required to succeed
- Clarity of communication – Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing, using conventions proper to the situation; listens well during meetings and feedback sessions; explains reasoning behind own opinions; exercises a professional approach with others using all appropriate tools of communication; uses consideration and tact when offering opinions.
- Attention to detail – is alert in a high-risk environment; follows detailed procedures and ensures accuracy in documentation and data; concentrates on routine work details; organizes and maintains a system of records
- Organizing & Multi-tasking – Able to manage multiple projects; able to determine project urgency in a practical way; uses goals to guide actions; creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks effectively.
- Teamwork with internal and external contacts – Works harmoniously with others to get a job done; responds positively to instructions and procedures; able to work well with staff, co-workers, peers and managers; helps to set a tone of cooperation within the work group and across groups; coordinates own work with others; seeks opinions; values working relationships.
- Provide professional writing and communications in support of SCM’s internal and external communications.
- Manage SCM internal blog and newsletter by collaborating with communications coordinators in various divisions
- Collaborate, write, edit and provide expertise in developing company brochures, case studies, web content and print releases
- Build internal relationships to gather information and important events within the organization
- Support the SCM sales team in responding to request for proposals
- Maintain consistency with the development and implementation of company branding
- Guide and lead SCM’s corporate branding and external communications into such as media releases, news stories, position papers
- Develop and support internal communications working with SCM Leaders to create corporate announcements with regards to IT, HR and Finance, including editor for our internal newsletter.
- Other special projects as assigned
|Education, knowledge and experience required
- University Degree or College degree in communications or public relations
- 3-5 years professional writing experience in marketing and/or sales based applications
- Exceptional written and spoken communications
- Bilingual (French and English) considered an asset
- Previous experience authoring content for multimedia environments
- Self starter, capable of working both independently and in a face-paced team environment
- Proven attention to detail and organizational skills required
- Ability to coordinate with diverse work teams and possesses strong interpersonal skills
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