Corporate Communications Manager
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - Toronto, ON

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The Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for planning, developing and measuring the effectiveness of communications strategies designed to maintain and enhance IIROC’s reputation, profile and brand among internal and external corporate stakeholders and partners. This position is primarily responsible for developing and implementing a strategy under the guidance of the VP to enhance the internal web as a corporate communications tool through improved design and navigation and identifying opportunities to profile people, departments, regions and success stories.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Takes the lead on media relations and issues management associated with issues/initiatives originating from non-regulatory departments
  • Manages the production and dissemination of existing corporate publications such as the Annual Report and Strategic Plan on time and on budget working closely with internal business lines, as well as identifying opportunities to create new corporate resource materials
  • Provides research and logistical support to VP for corporate speaking opportunities production of materials and ensures proper follow up in disseminating IIROC speeches/presentations to internal stakeholders in collaboration with external distribution (i.e., AGM)
  • Develops and implements a strategy under the guidance of the VP to enhance the internal web as a corporate employee communications tool through improved design and navigation and identification of opportunities to profile people, departments, regions and success stories
  • Works closely with business lines to proactively identify and create content about major corporate initiatives focusing on the relevance for employees
  • Provides support to the VP in drafting communiques from the President and CEO for employees and in production of materials for face-to-face forums including Town Hall meetings
  • Provides support to VP in managing Junior Achievement corporate partnership, employee participation in JA programs and Employee Suggestion Box tracking and follow up


  • University degree preferably related to communications or public relations
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in corporate communications or public affairs
  • Knowledge of financial services/securities industry and knowledge of regulatory landscape
  • Extensive experience interpreting and writing about complex and technical issues for diverse audiences (internal and external) and various media (print, electronic, audio, video) in an concise and accurate manner

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience developing and implementing communications/public affairs plans with measurement and with limited resources (needs to be hands on with ability to think strategically and with discipline)
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations and key message development
  • Demonstrated project management expertise working in environments with stressful time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects/priorities on time and on budget
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills with detail orientation
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Experience in a regulatory or public sector environment an asset
  • Membership in a professional association and knowledge of best practices an asset
  • Bilingualism would be an asset

Qualified candidates should submit their resume in confidence quoting Reference #T2012140

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IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity...