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Mitacs is a national not-for-profit that helps industry and non-profit partners solve strategic challenges by leveraging Canada’s world-class post-secondary talent and a global network of industry, academic, and government partnerships. Through these collaborations, Mitacs helps business and community partners succeed, improves students’ on-the-job skills development, and strengthens Canada’s world-class innovation ecosystem. At Mitacs, we strive to develop the next generation of innovators with vital research and business skills. In partnership with domestic and international companies, governments and academia, we support a new economy using Canada’s most valuable resource – its people. To get a better understanding of Mitacs and read more about our values, please visit our website
Internal Communications Specialist
The Internal Communications Specialist leads internal communications for Mitacs, a not-for-profit organization that fosters growth and innovation in Canada. The successful candidate will align all internal communications with Mitacs’s strategic plan with a focus on increasing employee engagement and facilitating the understanding of corporate direction. The Internal Communications Specialist will help connect 180+ staff at four key Mitacs offices and dozens of remote locations from Victoria to St. John’s.
The Internal Communications Specialist reports to the Manager, Communications, and is an integral member of the communications team. Serving as the Mitacs internal-beat reporter, you are adept at asking questions, listening, and developing well-crafted, informative, and inspiring communications. You understand how to take the organization’s temperature, and keep your finger on its pulse. Self-motivated, outgoing, and proactive, you are an excellent communicator with a track record of professionalism, initiative, and success. Your strength as a team player balances with your ability to work independently in a fast-paced and flexible environment. You have an entrepreneurial spirit; innovation inspires you. And your ultimate goal is to make your workplace a better place by leveraging your communication skills, talents, and expertise.
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Mitacs fosters a culture where creativity, innovation, diversity, and inclusion are valued, encouraged and fostered. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and a team-based work environment, and we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian immigration laws may dictate that Canadians and permanent residents are given priority.