WildBrain

Communications Specialist

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 7 days ago(6/22/2022 10:12 AM)
Job ID
2022-5466

Overview

Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.

 

Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

 

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that let imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

About the Role

 

We’re seeking a Communications Specialist with relevant experience to join our Communications team. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Communications, the Communications Specialist contribtues to the development, planning, and execution of employee communications programs. The successful candidate has impeccable writing skills and acts as a liaison for stakeholders across WildBrain’s global business, developing and managing the distribution of strategic messages across the company’s channels.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support the Sr. Manager, Communications to develop and deliver the communications programs, ensuring the company’s voice is consistent and present throughout all communications materials and initiatives.
  • Create compelling communications materials for multiple audiences including written, graphic and video content.
  • Act as primary owner of WildBrain’s global intranet portal and weekly newsletter, by liaising with business units and divisional stakeholders to create original and engaging content, ensure all materials are relevant, and distribute updates company-wide on a weekly basis.
  • Oversee daily management of Glassdoor, including content creation to enhance WildBrain’s recruitment marketing strategy, actively monitor audience interactions, and report on engagement.
  • Contribute to the development, planning and execution of local and global communications events (diversity and inclusion, wellness, recognition, etc.) to enhance employee engagement.
  • Identify opportunities to implement new communications approaches or to improve existing methods on both a local and global level.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience in a communications role, preferably within a global organization.
  • Post-secondary degree or college diploma in communications, journalism or public relations, or relevant experience.
  • A creative sensibility and passion for employee culture and community building.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to build relationships with multiple stakeholders, including interacting with executives.
  • Keen desire to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Demonstrated good judgment, tact and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Exceptional written and editing skills, showing an ear for voice and tone.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Skills in graphic design software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Canva) and video editing programs (Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro) are an asset.
  • Experience using website content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, SharePoint) is an asset.

 

What We Offer

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!

 

Our Commitment

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.

 

We demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

 

About WildBrain:

At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip and Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 245 million subscribers. Through our leading agency, WildBrain CPLG, we also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada.

 

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!

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