Communications Co-op

Communications Co-op, Burnaby, British Columbia

When you join our team as a Communications Co-op, you will be responsible for preparing bilingual marketing campaigns, including all digital or print assets focused on making Interfor an employer of choice while increasing candidate attraction and applications. They will have a passion for digital and print marketing, communications, sustainability, and metrics and reporting. They’ll also have impeccable attention to detail, especially for grammar and spelling.

What You’ll Do

  • Help share Interfor’s employer story by supporting the full design and execution of digital marketing campaigns using Social Media, Google Ads, and advertising tools.
  • Create storyboards and coordinate the filming/shooting of engaging video and photo content with a focus on sharing Interfor’s sustainability story.
  • Become a subject matter expert of the Interfor brand and guide the organization or using and honoring the logos, brand colours, fonts, etc.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to understand campaign objectives, targeting and desired outcomes.
  • Participate and support design-related work, including photography, graphic design, and videography, as well including web (HTML knowledge is a plus!).
  • Support the creation of engaging and creative digital content for social media using tools like Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects).
  • Leverage tracking tools like Google Analytics to improve search engine optimization (SEO).
  • Build effective working relationships throughout our organization.
  • Provide analytics and reports as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

What You Offer

  • Working towards completion of a degree or diploma with a concentration in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, or related field.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to read, write and speak with English and French an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills, with strong presentation and formatting skills.
  • An interest or desire to learn about sustainable forestry practices, recruiting activities.
  • Experience or familiarity with social media marketing and search engine optimization (SEO).
  • A fun can-do attitude that isn’t afraid of producing engaging and compelling content and working with various levels and departments throughout the organization.
  • Experience and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, with emphasis on Microsoft Teams, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and the ability to display tact, diplomacy, and discretion in handling information of confidential and/or sensitive nature.
  • Digital portfolio required for all applicants.
  • Previous copywriting experience strongly desired.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Extended Health & Dental

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance

  • RRSP Matching Plan

  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Paid Vacation

  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.