12 days old

Bilingual Public Relations & Communications Specialist

Brampton, ON L6V 3H3
Bilingual Public Relations & Communications Specialist


Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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Post Date:

6 days ago

**Careers that Change Lives**

**Bring your talents to a leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions.** **Rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation, our medical technologies** **open doors.** **We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success.** **Join us for a career that changes lives.**

**A Day in the Life**

The Public Relations Communications Specialist will support communications and strategic marketing efforts for Medtronic Canada with a focus on integrated communications strategies, storytelling (internal and external), and public relations.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Oversees the merged responsibility of both internal and external communications planning and execution in a single role or group.

+ Directly manages communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization's reputation to both internal and external audiences.

+ Advances the company narrative to media and other external audiences as defined, which may involve the strategic conceptualization and execution of creative (PR) campaigns.

+ Handles the creation and implementation of multiple forms of internal strategic communication activities, programs and content guided by the Medtronic Mission and overall business strategy.

+ Oversees and executes the writing, editing and approval of event scripts, speeches, key documents and reports, promotional materials, press releases, interviews, FAQs and other external and internal communications vehicles as defined.

+ Supports senior leadership in communicating to external and internal audiences.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree in Communications.

+ Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience.

+ Able to produce, film, and edit videos using Adobe Premier.

+ Graphic design experience, including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat.

+ Intermediate French literacy is required (oral and written).

**Nice to Have**

+ PR Certification.

+ An understanding of the medical device/healthcare space.

+ Experience in government relations.

+ Fully bilingual (French/English).

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

_Medtronic Canada strives through our vision to build a culture of inclusiveness through our commitment to employment equity and diversity. Discrimination is prohibited on any grounds protected under Canadian Human Rights legislation. Employment applications are encouraged from all members of our community. Upon request, candidates with disabilities will be accommodated during the recruitment process._
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-15

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