Paper Excellence is a diversified manufacturer of pulp and speciality, printing and writing, and packaging papers. We believe in the enduring value of wood-based products in global markets, and have built a large network of mills and chipping plants to produce them competitively. Through our distinct approach to operational excellence, we deliver high-qualify and cost-effective products to international customers.
Develop relationships with media outlets and journalists
Execute PE’s communication strategy plan both corporately and at mills
Monitor media, GR and legislative channels to ensure proper responses are coordinated
Develop a variety of materials (e.g., strategic memos, press releases, presentations, emails, media reports, media pitches, social media posts and content, etc.)
Coordinate all media relations efforts including print, broadcast, regional and trade publications with leadership team and mill management.
Work as part of communications team to build PE’s brand
Undertake specific communications projects as required by the leadership team
Track local, provincial, and federal GR initiatives and maintain a tracking tool of on-going efforts and score card of effectiveness.
Coordinate and manage monthly GR team calls and minutes / action items.
Help develop and maintain key government relationships at all pertinent levels; track changing relationships, as well as government turn-overs.
Represent PE in GR activities and at government forums.
Insure PEC team members are appropriately registered according to provincial lobbying laws.
Undertake specific GR projects as required by the leadership team.
8+ years of experience in public affairs, communications, and/or government relations
Pertinent university degree and proficiency in English required
Experience in communications with government and regulatory bodies
Network of contacts in media and government
Experience in conducting research and performing analysis and report/proposal writing
Experience writing press releases, statements, newsletters, communiques, speeches, presentations, etc.
Self-starter with a high level of resilience
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability in leading project teams
Highly organized, results oriented and organizational savvy
Experience working with senior leaders in a dynamic environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and publishing software
<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">While Paper Excellence values all applications we receive, only those candidates shortlisted for further consideration will be contacted. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority .