Communications Manager - Writer/Editor Job in Whitehorse for Northwestel |

Communications Manager - Writer/Editor

July 20 2021
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Information Technology, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Training, Technical writer, Documentation, Translation, Documentation, Writing, Writing, Correction, Translation
Whitehorse, YT

This position will work in a creative team to develop and execute communications projects and campaigns. This position will provide expertise in copywriting and editing for a variety of communications products, including web pages, blog articles, press releases, advertising copy, speeches, and social media. They will also provide editing and feedback to external agencies and other writers.

Employment Equity

Northwestel values diversity in the workplace and is committed to the goals of Employment Equity. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and as a Northern company, we are committed to the employment and career development of our Indigenous peoples. Candidates must clearly indicate on their application if they are an Indigenous person, a woman, a person with a disability, or a visible minority if they wish to receive hiring preference.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Provide copy-writing and editing expertise to a variety of public relations, marketing and communications objectives.
  • Understand the scope and nature of all marketing and communications requirements
  • Work with the Account Management team to understand strategic objectives and create effective communications products and campaigns to achieve them.
  • Contribute to communications projects and campaigns such as brand, customer loyalty program, retention/save/win back communications strategy, retail merchandising, social media, employee engagement, as well as tradeshows and sponsorship.
  • Work with the digital team, and external agencies to launch rich cross-platform communications efforts. Work with the agency to develop communications plans based on briefs.
  • Execute on communications tactics including but not limited to print, news media, retail, social media and web content.
  • Continue to build relationships with other Northwestel teams – act as mentor/ambassador for Consumer markets to ensure consistency in all customer-facing materials.
  • Other activities as necessary to support marketing & communications.

Knowledge and Competencies Required

  • 2-5 years of experience contributing to a creative marketing or communications team in a writing capacity.
  • Experience working with digital teams, external advertising or creative agencies etc.
  • Proven experience in developing and executing communications plans.
  • Strong campaign and project management skills.
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Creative and design-focused.
  • As part of the recruitment process for this position, candidates may be required to take pre-employment tests and/or complete work simulation exercise to assess job fit.


Applications will be accepted until 11:59, Sunday, September 19th, 2021

As a safety-conscious COR™ Certified organization, we have an established and comprehensive safety program. We expect all employees to participate in our organizational health and safety programs, adhering to all safe work procedures focused on continuous improvement.

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