Student, Communications Specialist (Fall 2024) – First Nations, Inuit, or Métis Candidates

Co-op @SunLife in Insurance
  • Toronto or Waterloo (Hybrid) View on Map
  • Post Date : July 10, 2024
  • Apply Before : August 9, 2024
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  • Job ID 37483

Job Description

Our student and new graduate programs offer a chance to explore Sun Life from the inside. You’ll make a difference in the lives of our customers and communities, while building the skills and experience that allow you to grow in a meaningful and rewarding way.

Job Description:

Our Team:

As part of Digital Business and Technology Solutions, the Chief Technology Office provides the strategic infrastructure, and technology services and support to ensure ongoing stability and availability of our systems for our Clients, Advisors and Employees.

Role Summary:

The Communications Specialist will be part of a team to drive recognition, engagement and consistency of messaging across our global CTO team.

Term Length: 4-months (September – December 20

What will you do?

  • Help to plan and organize in person and virtual events to support the leaders within CTO
  • Create and leverage templates for communicating material through a variety of formats including PowerPoint, workplace posts, etc.
  • Leverage existing material following brand guidelines and templates.
  • Create internal branding/marketing communication materials to promote department initiatives.
  • Develop and track to a schedule with contact names to ensure repeatability and improvement

What do you need to succeed?

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Past content writing experience using various media platforms (either for a company or personally)
  • Excellent creative design skills with some working knowledge of video animation (ie. Vyond, automation of powerpoint, etc.)
  • Proficient in Microsoft business software in particular PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet numerous deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative, be creative and work independently
  • Aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Working on/interested in a degree/diploma in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Business or related discipline.

What’s in it for you?

  • Enhance your communication, creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Develop relationship management skills
  • Sharpen organizational and leadership skills by being held accountable for tasks
  • Increase knowledge of business communication, services and methodologies used in the global insurance industry

You are eligible for the Indigenous Student Employment Program if you meet these criteria:

  • You are an Indigenous person – First NationMétis, or Inuit (Inuk)
  • First Nations: In Canada, an Indigenous grouping composed of many different nations having their own origin, history and culture, and whose members have called North America home for thousands of years
  • Métis: In Canada, Indigenous peoples whose members are of mixed First Nations and European ancestry, are united by a common origin, history and culture
  • Inuit (Inuk): In Canada, Indigenous peoples that inhabits or that traditionally inhabited the northern regions and Arctic coasts of Canada known as Inuit Nunangat, and whose members are united by a common origin, history and culture
  • You have a high school diploma or grade 12 equivalent

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted for.  The Base Pay which you will be considered for will vary depending on the Campus program you are selected for.

Eligible Sun Life employees for various Campus Graduate programs will also participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to [email protected].

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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