Communications - Student

Location: Fort McMurray, AB Posted Date: May 4, 2017
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Employer Job Id: BUS00271 CareerMine Job Id: 1353284

Please note this is a casual work term for students. You must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary undergraduate program within Canada to be eligible.

[Company] is looking for an enthusiastic communications student to join its Government & Public Affairs team working in Canada's most dynamic industry. Our communications team is actively engaged in sharing [Company]'s story of responsible development to internal, local and national audiences. The successful candidate will play an important role in those efforts by providing critical team support, primarily consisting of high-quality writing.

Tasks may include:

  • Quality writing for weekly and quarterly employee communications
  • Providing fact checking to ensure accuracy of information released
  • Supporting special events
  • Facilitating external information requests
  • Implementing special projects as assigned


  • Strong writing skills with an ability to write in a journalistic format
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex technical information, frequently to a non-technical audience
  • Strong analytical skills that involve an ability to exercise sound judgment to a variety of complex situations
  • Ability to work effectively and build strong relationships with all members of the Government & Public Affairs team
  • Knowledge of software applications including desktop publishing and web page design
  • Currently enrolled in journalism or communications program at a post-secondary institution
  • Available for a 4 month work term beginning September 2017


  • Candidates applying for these positions must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • [Company] Canada Ltd. would like to thank all students who apply to our postings. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted directly.
  • Please have a copy of your transcripts available for verification if selected for an interview.

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