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Communications Coordinator - Corporate - Temporary

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Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.


We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.
Our career opportunities extend well beyond construction and engineering. We also offer exciting career growth and development in areas such as: accounting; administration; asset management; business development; communications; estimating; finance; health, safety, environment and quality; human resources; information systems/technology; investments; legal and risk management; purchasing; and SAP. As a member of one of these groups, you will play an essential role in supporting the successful execution of our projects and overall business operations by advising and applying your expertise to various improvement initiatives within your functional area.


Reporting to the Manager, Communications and as a key member of the Communications Team, the Communications Coordinator will provide communications support for a wide range of programs and activities. This is an ideal opportunity for a new communications professional that loves to write and is looking for a variety of interesting and challenging work. With a primary focus on supporting Graham’s internal communications requirements, this role also offers a good mix of marketing-related activities. Collaborating with numerous stakeholders, the Communications Coordinator will assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of various internal and external initiatives ensuring alignment with the overall goals of the Communications Team and Graham.
This role is a one year contract covering for a maternity leave
As a Communications Coordinator at Graham you will:
  • Write articles to post on the company’s new employee Intranet, gateway, scheduled to launch November 2017
  • Write and coordinate internal employee communications such as information bulletins, people announcements, FAQs, etc. as required to support business initiatives 
  • Assist in preparing project-specific communications plans and the writing, editing, proofing of materials required to support these plans
  • Assist in content development and ongoing improvement of Graham’s external websites and intranet
  • Working with the Communications team, develop, implement and monitor a community investment program; write articles focusing on Graham’s community-related initiatives for gateway
  • As part of the gateway team, work with content owners to help develop content for gateway
  • Assist in the creative execution of a variety of internal and external corporate support materials such as collateral, advertising, company newsletter and various communications tools and templates
  • Ensure company branding standard are followed and key messages for written communications are positioned in the context of the company’s direction, priorities and culture
To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:
  • Exceptional writing skills, passion for writing – strong, interpersonal communicator
  • Post-secondary degree in Communications, Journalism or Business/Marketing – diploma in a similar field combined with direct work experience
  • 1 to 3 years of communications experience
  • Communications background with experience in writing internal/employee communications
  • Marked ability to coordinate and implement communications activities/projects
  • Practical experience in marketing / creative development for a variety of purposes would be an asset
  • Highly organized, detail focused
  • Ability to work with initiative and creatively when coordinating multiple projects
  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator, In Design is required. Photoshop is a definite asset
  • Team player with good relationship building skills: ability and desire to interact with people at all management levels
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.
  • Ownership and long term equity opportunities
What we can offer you:
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America
Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.
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Graham Management Services LP
10840 27th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6
Fax: 403.570.5130

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