Communications Manager

Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Client Roles - Engineering / RockitLaunch

About the role

Our client is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipe products and related services for the world’s energy industry and other industrial applications. Our customers include most of the world’s leading oil and gas companies as well as engineering companies engaged in constructing oil and gas gathering, transportation, processing, and power generation facilities. Our mission is to deliver value to our customers through product development, manufacturing excellence, and supply chain management. Our client employs around 22,000 people from more than 30 countries. Join us today and advance your career in this well-respected industry.

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Canada 

The Communications Manager will help articulate, share, and promote its mission and values to Canadian employees and the local Sault Ste. Marie's community as well as other internal and external stakeholders. Reporting to the Communications Senior Director, in North America, and secondarily to the President of our client in Canada, this professional should be highly motivated, independent, and passionate about deploying communications strategies that drive employee engagement and forge alignment with the company’s direction while building a network of brand promoters in the community.  Regular domestic and international travel will be required. 


  • Manage the client’s integrated employee communications strategy, maintaining, evaluating, and building upon existing channels and tools while creating a strategic roadmap and measuring impact regularly.
  • Lead content production for the global intranet portal, the client in Canada Facebook page, and the quarterly shop floor magazine, ^North, as well as other tools/channels to be developed.
  • Counsel leadership on communications routines to create an engaged employee base while managing leader events (webcasts, town hall events, mill tours or visits) and supporting strategic conventions or meetings. Help local leaders deploy social media strategies for brand visibility, especially LinkedIn.
  • Working alongside the Media Relations team, support issues, and crisis management communications. Contribute content to the client's website and corporate social media channels. 
  • Work in coordination with the corporate employee communications team to be able to deploy global campaigns customized for the Canadian audience.
  • Build an external team of vendors (writers, photographers, graphic designers) to effectively produce content. Create repeatable templates for use in future projects to drive efficiencies. Share best practices with the global team of communicators to encourage ongoing improvement.


  • A post-secondary degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related discipline is required
  • At least 5 years of experience in Communications or a similar role.
  • Experience in an industrial company or in energy is an asset. 

Key Skills

  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and presentation skills. Command of journalistic techniques to tell stories from a variety of perspectives/sources, making content resonant with key internal and external audiences.
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills to build relationships and coach colleagues and leaders. 
  • Experience with social media management and content creation for LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and others. 
  • Knowledge of video production (script writing and vendor guidance) as well as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator a plus.
  • Ability to speak Spanish or Italian a plus.

Additional info

* Competitive pay
* Comprehensive benefits package from day one 
* Company-based bonuses
* Hybrid work schedule with an option to work from home up to two days a week 
* Employer-paid pension plan (RRSP and Defined Contribution plan)
* Vacation allocation based on industry experience
* Personal days off
* Paid Parental leaves for new parents
* Flexible work arrangements including working up to two weeks from anywhere in the world (role-dependent) 
***These benefits are offered to all salaried full-time roles

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