You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.
6 Month Contract
Are you a creative, engaging and driven communications professional who knows how to deliver impactful external and internal communications tactics? If so, this role is for you. Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Communications, the Senior Specialist will support in planning and executing Sun Life’s media relations activities, employee communications and social media content. It’s a fast-paced, rewarding role that requires meticulous attention to detail and a passion for doing things better. Ready to get started?
What will you do?
Work with the Manager to develop and execute Sun Life Financial Distributors’ and advisor media relations strategy
Identify key media opportunities and generate proactive and timely pitching ideas
Assist in media content creation including media briefs, news releases, pitches and speaking remarks
Draft and implement integrated communications plans supporting internal and external special projects and surveys across the Sun Life Canada business
Construct internal employee communications including intranet articles, e-mails, Workplace by Facebook posts and presentations
Draft and co-ordinate necessary communications tactics for internal events such as employee town halls
Develop social media tactics including LinkedIn thought leadership pieces to help tell a One Sun Life Canada story
Help ensure metrics are in place to track results and effectiveness of communications activities
What do you need to succeed?
Exceptional written communications skills including editing, proofreading and attention to detail
Understanding of the needs of different media outlets (print, trade, social, broadcast,) and social media channels
Ability to pitch media, write for external audiences and coordinate incoming media opportunities (Design skills including PPT, adobe suite of tools, etc.)
Open to trying new, visual and creative tactics and methods to engage employees
3-5 years in a communications or media relations role with some internal communications experience
Post-secondary education in related field (communications, journalism, public relations)
Financial Services experience
What’s in it for you?
An environment of continuous learning and improvement
A friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture
Work-life balance by scheduling your day around your priorities
The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential
The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
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