• Communications Advisor, P3

    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 9:37 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-31742
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    CA-ON-Ottawa
    Category
    Communications
    Employment Type
    Full Time - Regular
  • Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.

     

    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.

    Project/Program Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is seeking a motivated and experienced Communications Advisor with a background in leading internal and external communications initiatives. The ideal candidate will be eager to tackle the challenges of developing content that helps build brand recognition, producing social media content and written products that deliver effective, thoughtful and impactful communications.

    Responsibilities

    The Communications Advisor will:

    • Develop and implement the internal communications and social media strategy
    • Assist in the delivery of external communications events and activities, developing public-facing communications materials, including: articles, media advisories, news releases and web content
    • Use monitoring and evaluation tools to inform continuous improvement against set targets across all activities
    • Shoot still imagery and video
    • Co-ordinate Town Halls and other internal events
    • Work as a successful team member in a collaborative, cooperative work environment
    • Work in line with business units and corporate policy
    • Carry out ad-hoc communication projects, as required

    Qualifications

     

    • Degree/diploma-level education, preferably in communications, marketing, journalism or public relations
    • Minimum of five years relevant experience
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail, with ability to proofread
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced office environment with tight deadlines
    • Proficiency in the use of common communications software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop)
    • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends

     

     

    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.

     

    General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  Workplace accommodations are available.

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