PR and Communications Specialist
Location: Calgary, AB
Type: Permanent, Full time
As one of the fastest growing insolvency firms in Canada, Bromwich+Smith’s goal is to normalize the conversation of debt and provide debt relief to Canadians across the country. We are an organization of individuals with diverse skills, interests, cultural backgrounds + opinions that strengthen our collaborative team.
The Company: We are more than just licensed insolvency trustees. We help people through some of the most emotionally challenging points in their lives and assist them in rebuilding their worth.
+ We give our clients the advice, attention, and confidence to overcome financial obstacles.
+ We believe in treating everyone with grace + respect.
Position Summary and Key Accountabilities:
Bromwich+Smith is currently seeking a dynamic PR and Communications Specialist. Working out of our Corporate Head office in Calgary and reporting to the Manager of Marketing, the PR and Communications Specialist will play a key role in supporting the team with creating and maintaining the public image of Bromwich+Smith as well as fostering effective efficient internal communications.
Key Accountabilities include:
+ Enhance the company's voice and presence through online and offline channels with earned, owned and paid media.
+ Lead the planning and hands-on delivery of communications and media relations to build brand reputation as a trusted advisor for Canadians suffering from overwhelming debt
+ Develop and nurture key PR media relationships to ensure Bromwich + Smith is regularly utilized as a trusted advisor and expert in our vertical.
+ Build and secure new and existing relationships to build share of voice in the personal finance industry.
+ Lead and guide content planning and share innovative solutions and story ideas.
+ Lead survey initiatives and analyze public opinion in support of PR objectives.
+ Write and review press releases, speeches, blogs and other PR copy
+ First point of contact and lead spokesperson for media queries.
+ Provide advice and resources to organization staff appointed to interact with media.
+ Facilitate the resolution of disputes with the public or external vendors
+ Support the firm by presenting communications strategies including investor reports, industry and government relations, and crisis communications.
+ Support in the creation of the annual report, quarterly report, quarterly employee meetings.
+ Build tools and materials to support internal and change management communications
Knowledge & Skills
+ Post-secondary degree/diploma in PR, communications, journalism or relevant field.
+ At least 5 years of experience as a senior communications advisor, media relations specialist or similar position.
+ Experience in in project management and execution of PR campaigns and/or initiatives.
+ Experience in copywriting and editing.
+ Experience in creating and executing measurable communications strategies.
+ Working knowledge of MS Office; knowledge of photo and video-editing software is an asset.
+ Experience working with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook etc.).
+ Aptitude in presentation and public speaking.
+ Proficiency in both verbal and written English.
+ Creative and resourceful mindset.
+ Entrepreneurial spirit and a self-starter.
Job Specific Competencies:
+ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
+ Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving abilities.
+ Excellent multi-tasking abilities and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
+ Ability and willingness to contribute effectively (collaborate) in a team environment.
+ Integrity, Ethics & Honesty
+ Service oriented
+ Relationship builder
+ Positive attitude
Why Should You Apply?
+ You will be part of a growing and dynamic Insolvency firm with offices in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario.
+ We offer on the job training with an opportunity for growth and professional development.
+ We offer a competitive salary with annual performance reviews, incremental increases and the opportunity to earn annual bonus for superior performance.
+ We have great benefits that include wellness days, paid vacation time, and a company matching group saving program.
+ We have a state-of-the-art gym in our building.
+ Bromwich+Smith strives to be a steward in our communities. The firm volunteers time and resources to organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House and various other charitable causes, walks, and fund-raising activities that benefit those in need in our community.
+ We are passionate about helping individuals Rebuild their Worth!
How Should You Apply?
+ Send us your resume and cover letter to [email protected].
+ Tell us how your skills align with the minimum requirements of this position.
*We thank you for your interest in Bromwich+Smith. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.