PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE OF POSITION
The Communications Specialist is responsible for providing top-notch internal and external communications for the SAP Montreal Lab housing 900 staff across two locations. The successful candidate must have a depth of experience in communications and a passion for connecting people with information in new and creative ways. He or she is an independent worker, but is effective at collaborating with others and is flexible to take on new and varied tasks required for successful site administration.
EXPECTATION AND TASKS
Work with the Managing Director’s office, Executive Team and Events Manager to deliver communications that focus on regular, consistent and engaging messaging for employees as well as advocating for the information needs of employees.
Coordinate information gathering and develop collateral as required to report within the site and external to the site within SAP.
Delivery of newsletters, intranet portal content, posters, plasma screens/displays, social media, etc.
All-Hands/company meeting content, coordination and speaker preparation.
Executive meeting content, coordination and speaker presentation and correspondences for Managing Director’s office.
Provide administrative support for MD office as necessary: handling correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, calendar scheduling and coordinating meeting logistics, etc.
Provide administrative support for Lab as necessary: concierge services, organizational memberships, leadership meeting coordination/note taking, etc.
Other communication/administration duties/projects as assigned
SKILLS / COMPETENCIES
Excellent communication skills including:
Fluency in both oral and written English and French
Excited about graphic design and experience with Adobe Premier, Photoshop and Illustrator
Business writing skills aimed at employees
Understands how to message across different lines of business and cultural boundaries as well as those with imperfect English
Must be able to turn ideas and concepts into visually relevant and effective material
Understand and can implement change management/communications initiatives
Excellent Word and PowerPoint skills
Ability to interact and influence others and welcoming of feedback and suggestions
Must be able to keep confidences with private and/or confidential information
Organized, detail-oriented and can manage time effectively with top-notch prioritization skills
Video production are definite assets