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Communications Coordinator

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6S 2A8

Company: Sonepar

Sonepar Canada is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In Canada, we are represented by 7 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 114 locations with coverage in all 9 provinces.

 

To explore and learn more about Sonepar Canada, please visit www.soneparcanada.com

 

External Job Description Required. <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">The Communications Coordinator is responsible to increase the company&rsquo;s visibility by developing corporate material and distributing said information to internal and external clients, industry contacts and the media. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">In this role, you will contribute to the development of both digital and print material, manage web and social, support company executives and write content that informs and showcases company activities and culture. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">This position is a part-time (3 days/24 hours per week) permanent position with eligibility for participation on our group health, dental, and drug flexible plan.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">Key Responsibilities: </span></span></span></span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Content, creation and distribution of the weekly and bi-annual newsletters;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Develop content for websites, Intranet, news releases;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Responsible for Sonepar Canada online content and coordination of approvals;&bull;Responsible for managing corporate document translation and when required, coordination of the material with agencies;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Manage the corporate Intranet content;&bull;Manages, monitors and finds opportunities to increase social engagement with Sonepar Canada&#39;s on-line presence (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn);</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Ability to utilize design and web software tools;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Report on media coverage and digital analytics;&bull;Manage and engage media contacts;&bull;Work closely with OPCOs to gather and share company content;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Provide assistance to Senior Executives when required;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Editing and proofreading content, in both English and French;&bull;Support brand/marketing objectives;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Collaborates and promote corporate initiatives;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">Required Qualifications</span></span></span></span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">:&bull;3-5 years of related experience required</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">.&bull;Professional writing, research and journalism skills;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Bilingual (French/English) both written and verbal (is an asset);</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Experience working with Marketing/Communications Software (Photoshop, InDesign, illustrator, Google Analytics, Mail chimp);</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Experience with Media Relations;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Good relationship building skills (media, OPCO personnel, senior management);</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Proven track record at meeting project deadlines;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Basic understanding of electrical industry; (is an asset)</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Can exercise good judgement, tact and discretion at all times and with all levels of the organization</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;High school diploma required</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;University/College Degree preferred</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#414141">&bull;Knowledge of Microsoft Office required</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

The Communications Coordinator is responsible to increase the company’s visibility by developing corporate material and distributing said information to internal and external clients, industry contacts and the media.

 

In this role, you will contribute to the development of both digital and print material, manage web and social, support company executives and write content that informs and showcases company activities and culture.

 

This position is a part-time (3 days/24 hours per week) permanent position with eligibility for participation on our group health, dental, and drug flexible plan.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Content, creation and distribution of the weekly and bi-annual newsletters;
  • Develop content for websites, Intranet, news releases;
  • Responsible for Sonepar Canada online content and coordination of approvals;•Responsible for managing corporate document translation and when required, coordination of the material with agencies;
  • Manage the corporate Intranet content;•Manages, monitors and finds opportunities to increase social engagement with Sonepar Canada's on-line presence (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn);
  • Ability to utilize design and web software tools;
  • Report on media coverage and digital analytics;•Manage and engage media contacts;•Work closely with OPCOs to gather and share company content;
  • Provide assistance to Senior Executives when required;
  • Editing and proofreading content, in both English and French;•Support brand/marketing objectives;
  • Collaborates and promote corporate initiatives;

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • 3-5 years of related experience required
  • Professional writing, research and journalism skills;
  • Bilingual (French/English) both written and verbal (is an asset);
  • Experience working with Marketing/Communications Software (Photoshop, InDesign, illustrator, Google Analytics, Mail chimp);
  • Experience with Media Relations;
  • Good relationship building skills (media, OPCO personnel, senior management);
  • Proven track record at meeting project deadlines;
  • Basic understanding of electrical industry; (is an asset)
  • Can exercise good judgement, tact and discretion at all times and with all levels of the organization
  • High school diploma required
  • University/College Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required

We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy many employee benefits by applying online. Sonepar Canada is thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.    

 

More information on Sonepar Canada:

 

Website: www.soneparcanada.com  

Twitter: @soneparcanada  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sonepar-canada/  

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SoneparCanada  

Check out Sonepar Canada on Facebook!      

 

Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.