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Manager, Corporate Communications

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Discipline:
PR & Communications Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Canada
Region:
Ontario
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
14-Sep-17
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Reporting to Director, Corporate Communications, the Manager, Communications provides expertise and supports the communications department in a broad range of activities including: communications planning and strategy; internal communications and planning and execution of employee communications strategy; social media; issues management; drafting of media releases and supporting documentation; communication activities in connection with quarterly earnings releases and other corporate announcements; planning and execution of corporate branding initiative; planning and execution of CSR initiatives; special event planning and coordination; and other duties as required.

Job Responsibilities

 

  1. Manages the implementation of effective communications strategies to disseminate company messages
  1. Manages reputation management and the media communications needs for the corporate office, and the regions, as needed
  2. Monitors media coverage in order to rapidly disseminate important news within company
  3. Manages the timing and execution of announcements and/or news to optimize media coverage
  4. Works with regions to develop strategic media plans and manage communications issues
  1. Manages effective internal communications
  1. Development of editorial line-up and develops/edits content for Kinross World company newsmagazine; liaison with sites
  2. Manages other employee communications/events as needed, including town halls
  3. Manages electronic company-wide employee bulletin
  1. Manages corporate communications in delivering statutory reporting requirements
    1. Supports the management and execution of the Annual Shareholder Meeting
    2. Manages the drafting and development of Annual Report
    3. Supports s the quarterly reporting process including, but not limited to: background materials, media release, internal messaging, and media strategy
  2. Assists in strengthening Kinross brand
    1. Responsible for launch and implementation of company-wide brand standards
    2. Oversees the Kinross website, and maintains the website to reinforce brand as well as to keep content up-to-date
    3. Social media strategy and implementation

 

Education and Experience

  • University degree in related field of study
  • 8+ related work experience or equivalent
  • First-class writing skills
  • Ability to create effective and realistic communication plans
  • Direct experience in working with media
  • Strong communications judgement in assessing audience communication needs, crafting appropriate messaging, choosing appropriate delivery channels, etc.
  • Proven experience managing communication products/projects/events
  • Thorough knowledge of web-based communications and familiarity with latest trends, new media etc.
  • Understanding of employee communication needs and issues
  • Experience in an industrial setting
  • Ability to effectively manage projects, fulfill project objectives and consistently meet deadlines; effectively communicate with and manage suppliers

Skills

  • Previous experience in the mining industry is preferred
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Experience with communications systems and practices is an asset
  • Professional demeanor and willingness to be flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish, Portuguese and/or Russian is considered an asset.
  • Basic working knowledge of graphics programs is an asset
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Previous experience working with CMS an asset

 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.


Job Segment: Manager, Procurement, Management, Operations

Closing Date:
27/09/2017

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