Senior Internal Communications Manager

Do you come to work buzzing with ideas? Are you a great networker? Can you tell compelling stories about products, numbers, and people? Do you stay up-to-date with internal engagement tools, technology, and trends? Are you a master at knitting together messaging, so that it relates back to company purpose, strategy, and goals?

Best Buy Canada is looking for a creative, inclusive, and conscientious leader to join our talented communications team. Your career could take off at one of the world’s largest and most innovative retailers – and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers – while working with some of the coolest brands.

As a Senior Internal Communications Manager, you will…

  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders so that you hear about all of the latest and greatest news from our team members
  • Create knock-out plans for key internal campaigns utilizing your toolbox of communications tricks
  • Generate story and event ideas based on your knowledge of what works for a large, diverse employee population to inform, engage, and inspire
  • Support leaders by providing counsel and support for their communications objectives
  • Know how to get the best out of your team and your resources with a mentality of forever improving
  • Juggle many competing priorities and personalities at once
  • Be keen to continuously learn more, improve your skillset, and take advantage of opportunities to advance

We hope you are passionate about…

  • Business – collaborating with individuals with different backgrounds and knowledge excites you. You pick up and understand concepts and information with ease
  • Communication – you have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, even when you are on a tight deadline
  • People – you have first-hand experience of how engaged teams deliver business results
  • Technology – you believe it enriches our lives, facilitates effective processes, helps us share information, and is pretty cool
  • Having fun while being the best – you believe that positivity drives productivity and work should be stimulating

The experience we need…

  • 8+ years of proven business experience in communications (your background could be a mix of internal, external or HR)
  • Stakeholder and team management experience
  • Social media and app savvy
  • A keen consumer with an understanding of how people shop and what retailers (traditional and e-commerce) are doing to entice new customers
  • A strong interest and knowledge in news/ current affairs and trends

Bonus points…

  • Experience in a company that has gone through significant growth or change
  • Experience of building an intranet and/or rolling out chat tools
  • Video and photo editing skills, basic graphic design
  • Previous experience in retail, consumer goods, and/or tech
  • BA in Business, Journalism, or Marketing
  • Fluent in oral and written French

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