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Senior Specialist, Corporate Communications

Richmond Hill, Ontario
At Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI), we love sharing the beautiful machines we craft with the world. But even more, we love building relationships with the people who help make it all possible. We are a team of passionate car fanatics with an incurable love affair with the road. We continually strive to challenge the status quo and make it our mission to put people, quality, and experiences before transactions. Ground-breaking technologies and our latest 7th generation products are just the tip of the iceberg. If you possess an unwavering commitment to delivering service excellence and a strong desire to shatter industry stereotypes, Mazda Canada is looking for you.

The Senior Specialist, Corporate Communications is a Hybrid role/based out of the Richmond Hill office reporting to the Director of Public Relations & Corporate Affairs. This position will assist in the planning, development and implementation of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility activities to increase brand awareness and maintain an excellent corporate reputation for Mazda Canada.  

Essential Duties include (but are not limited to):
  • Assist Director of Public Relations & Corporate Affairs in the development of a Corporate Social Responsibility strategy
  • Manage and execute the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and initiatives
  • Work with Public Relations agency to develop and execute corporate media strategies
  • Establish Corporate Social Responsibility governance to ensure internal and external compliance
  • Assist Director of Public Relations & Corporate Affairs and Manager, Product Communications with event coordination, including attendee registration, venue planning, Food & Beverage planning, travel, and communications
  • Collaborate with Senior Management and subject matter leads to ensure internal communication
  • Develop strategic internal communications materials, such as memos, frequently asked questions and presentations to employees and dealers
  • Develop and craft corporate communication materials, such as press releases, media statements, frequently asked questions, and presentations
  • Monitor and report Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • Liaise with corporate and business media for media pitches and requests
  • Track budget items for various Public Relations and event projects and analyzing variances between budget and actuals
  • Review and process all department purchase orders and invoices using the Concur System

Qualifications (Experience, Knowledge & Skills Required):
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, public relations, or journalism.
  • Minimum of 2 -4 years of related work experience, preferably in a corporate or agency corporate communications/public relations role.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to independently, adapt, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Knowledge and/or passion for the automotive industry will be considered an asset, but not required.
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please submit your cover letter and resume by March 31, 2023.

Mazda Canada Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and upon request by the applicant, accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

Thank you for your interest in Mazda Canada Inc.
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