June 14, 2021

Bilingual (English/French) Communications Coordinator(term role)

Job Description

As a bilingual Communications Coordinator with Trans Mountain, you will have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of professionals as part of the Stakeholder Engagement & Communications team. This position is based in our Calgary Head office. (Please note that the preferred location for this position is Calgary, AB or Burnaby, BC but we will consider other locations within Alberta and British Columbia.)

Reporting to the Manager, Communications, the primary responsibility of the bilingual Communications Coordinator is to assist with the execution of Trans Mountain’s French-language external content on its website and social media, assist with the translation process and document control as well as community management of Trans Mountain’s social media channels. The coordinator will also contribute to the development of all content including key messages, website and blog content, communications planning and materials in support of Trans Mountain’s communications and engagement efforts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily management of Trans Mountain’s translation process for its blog posts, social posts and other external content including the filing of documents on SharePoint.
  • Respond to inquiries on social media in French with approved messaging, directing to existing Trans Mountain digital assets or escalating where appropriate.
  • Assist and/or participate in key public outreach events including workshops, open houses, etc. as necessary, providing services for the team in French.
  • Assist overall Stakeholder Engagement & Communications team where necessary including research, communications drafts, key messages, materials development etc.
  • Posting content for the website in French and English.
  • Document control and file management for the communications team.

Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Post-secondary education or experience in Communications or a related discipline.
  • Fluent in French and English, both oral and written are required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working in communications.
  • Previous experience in social media community management.
  • Experience with Hootsuite or other social media management platforms is an asset.
  • Knowledge or experience with Content Management Systems and Google Analytics an asset.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail and the ability to work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.

Other Requirements and Information

  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Site and/or project office work; flexible work week which may include Saturdays.
  • One-year contract with a possibility of an extension.

***NOTE: Your application must include a French cover letter and an English resume.

We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take. Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.

A Rewarding Opportunity. We offer:

  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships.
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference.
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.

In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.

In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).

In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley. 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences. The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day. Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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