Communications Manager - Vancouver, BC | LGM Financial Services Inc. | | 13/02/15
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Communications Manager Full-Time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: LGM Financial Services Inc. ()
Category: Communications, Copywriting / Writing

Tracking Code: 164-028

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Vice-President, Marketing, the Communications Manager is responsible for the planning and delivery of internal / external communications.  This position develops and executes communication strategies to effectively target audience(s) promoting LGMs profile and supporting our company in maintaining a leadership position in the automotive industry. This is a full time permanent role.  We are growing at a rate of 30% year over year and are continuously growing our team. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference and work with a Profit 500 company and one of Canada's most desired workplaces.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop external communications plan with management and execution of the following deliverables:

  • Develop a plan to position LGM as the F&I expert in the Canadian automotive industry
  • Research, write and pitch article submissions and press releases for industry publications
  • Develop and manage crisis communications plan
  • Monitor online presence and manage feedback
  • Set up and manage social media platforms

Develop company-wide internal communications plan with management and execution of the following deliverables:

  • Update and manage company intranet
  • Manage company newsletters, bulletins and announcements
  • Draft senior executive communications
  • Facilitate quarterly executive broadcasts
  • Copywriting for marketing collateral and websites
  • Event management of internal communication events.

Core Competencies:

  • Effective Communicator: Able to clearly and articulately present information through the spoken and written word.
  • Collaboration: Develops positive relationships with others in order to build consensus, morale and commitment to goals and objectives
  • Flexibility: Easily adapts to changing environment and resources.
  • Assertiveness: Able to maturely and freely express one’s feelings and opinions even when there maybe disagreement.
  • Conceptual Thinking: Intuitively understands what people want to see and what is possible.

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills including writing, editing and proofreading
  • Must be able to develop effective and creative internal / external communications programs
  • Ability to work on a broad scope of projects; strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple competing project priorities with shifting deadlines and deliverables
  • Team player, able to work collaboratively at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent organizational, planning, influence and follow-up skills
  • Comfortable executing communication plans through various mediums including social media
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Confident presenter and public speaker
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Required Experience

  • Minimum Four years’ experience developing and executing strategic communications plans

Education Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in Communications
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