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Communications Content Specialist- 1-year contract

  • Employer: IA Securities Inc.
  • Office: 26 Wellington Street East
  • City: Toronto
  • Province: Ontario
  • Job category: Not Evaluated
  • Job ID: JR10002566
  • Job type: Temporary Job Full time

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Job Description

iA Wealth is a division of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., one of the largest insurance and wealth management companies in Canada. iA Wealth provides a full range of financial advisory and wealth management services to Canadian investors through iA Securities, Investia Financial Services and FundEX Investments. iA Wealth’s investment management arm, iA Clarington Investments, offers a wide range of high-conviction, actively managed mutual funds and portfolios. iA Wealth strives to be the leader in creating and preserving wealth for individual Canadians working with independent advisors.
 

Reporting to the Director, Communications & Events, the Communications Content Specialist, will be responsible for creating, curating, editing, maintenance and publication of content on both the business and employee intranet platforms, ensuring content across departments is current, and accurate in both English and French.

Working within a dynamic Communications team, the candidate will ensure site standards are implemented, in accordance with developmental design guidelines, and display excellent verbal and written communication skills when interacting with content contributors across the company. The candidate will ensure that the company intranet platforms provide the necessary information, resources, and communications.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Proactively develop and manage the corporate intranet sites through writing, editing and publication of text and design components
  • Bring a best practice perspective to all aspects of employee communications, including fostering culture, the use of technology, enhancing the employee experience and the role of employees in an organization’s brand
  • Liaise with content contributors to ensure all information provided on the platform is current, and accurate in both English and French
  • Communicate platform updates, notices, and outages to Content Management teams
  • Work cooperatively with the AEM Business Administrator to ensure proper maintenance of the platform
  • Play an integral role in the implementation of new platform design and functionality
  • Actively engage in analytics and measurement of the effectiveness of various communications and tools
  • Work with the training team to coordinate online training and development initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: an ability to explain complex material simply and able to recognize the story behind the facts and deliver it with intelligence and creative flair, whether through blogs, posts, infographics, presentations
  • Degree or graduate diploma in journalism, communications, and/or creative design
  • Minimum 5 years in recent or related experience - Communications  - including traditional, social media and digital experience
  • Demonstrated website content management system experience
  • Understanding of information architecture, user experience, and web design principles
  • Strong editing and design skills. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and experience with SharePoint, HTML coding, Word Press.
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) versions 5.5 (SP1 & SP2), 5.6 (5.6.1), 6.1
  • Superior understanding of internal communications
  • Collaborative, creative personality with strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong Google Analytics skills
  • Ability to apply best practices to user interface and interactive design
  • An ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines and deliver high quality results on time
  • Ability to navigate internal processes and procedures against tight timelines
  • Strong analytical and data management skills and experience
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently
  • Experience in project management is an asset
  • English-French bilingual candidates preferred

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

Our Commitment

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.

Also, we are committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@ia.ca.