Senior Communications Manager – People & Culture

Join our team

This is not your traditional HR team; we embrace change and have fun re-inventing the future of work. We are as passionate about our team as we are about our business and thrive on thinking out of the box, delivering in new ways, and supporting exceptional team member experiences.

It’s an exciting time to be a member of the People & Culture (P&C) team who are leading strategies to strengthen the TELUS culture with cutting-edge initiatives and programs. We are looking for bright people who like solving big problems. We are committed to leveraging our world-leading technology to enable human outcomes in our all-connected world. And, we do so by using the hearts, hands and voices of TELUS to advance our business, strengthen our communities and differentiate our brand.

 
Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As Senior Communications Manager for P&C reporting to the Director of Communications, you will work closely with our senior leadership team and program leads to drive effective communications that recognize and empower team members. In partnership, you will encourage and support the well-being of team members and their families by sharing simplified, personalized solutions that differentiate TELUS in the marketplace and balance the diverse needs of our team members with the needs of our business.

Here’s how
  • Proactive Strategist:
    • Balances competing interests to devise and implement appropriate
      and effective communications strategies
    • Sees the big picture, anticipates issues and predicts emerging
      trends
    • Understand, analyze and simplify complex problems and
      assembles appropriate resources to tailor communications strategies and tactics
  • Persuasive Communicator:
    • Create and curate strategic narratives/compelling storylines
      that connect our people to our business objectives and what matters most at an individual level
    • Drives innovation by looking for new ways of working, exploring
      best practices and challenging communications channels in new and effective ways
    • Clear, concise and articulate in all aspects of communication,
      including excellent verbal, writing and editing skills
    • Solid understanding of digital channels
    • Able to tailor messages to specific audiences
  • Communications Leadership:
    • Develops and implements proactive and reactive communications
      programs
  • Consultant and Advisor:
    • Demonstrates superior client service and takes a consultative
      approach while working closely with our senior leadership team, program leads
      and key internal and external stakeholders
  • Analytical Thinker:
    • Understands, analyzes and optimizes complex business problems,
      issues and challenges
  • Keen observer of the business:
    • Attains comprehensive knowledge of the issues facing the technology
      sector, understands industry trends and effective people practices
Qualifications

 

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle
  • Commitment to improve the lives of Canadians and our communities
  • Obsession with driving exceptional team member experiences
  • Belief in the link between brand and culture
  • Passion for taking risks and thinking differently
  • Expertise in uncovering and communicating compelling stories
  • Thirst to learn and a keen observer of the general business environment, industry trends and current affairs
  • 8years or more of communications experience in a similarly large and complex organization
  • Undergraduate degree in a related discipline is required or extensive related business experience in a senior communications or marketing communications role
Great-to-have
  • Additional post-secondary education, an accredited public relations, communications or marketing designation
Who is TELUS?
We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

To apply for this job please visit telus.taleo.net.

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