Posted on 
Jun 21

Communications Specialist

OVERVIEW

Terramera is actively seeking a collaborative, detail-oriented, and passionate Communications Specialist to join our Strategic Communications Team. At Terramera, we are working on ambitious projects to quantify soil health, sequester carbon in soil, promote regenerative agriculture, and transform how food is grown, globally.

YOUR MISSION

Support the planning and execution of internal and external corporate communication activities to ensure that relevant stakeholders are consistently informed of ongoing developments.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Reporting to the VP, Stakeholder Relations, the Communications Specialist will work closely with other members of the Strategic Communications Team as well as various stakeholders across the Company.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
- Draft corporate communications materials, including press releases, blog posts and other collateral for external purposes;
- Collaborate with the Digital Marketing & Communications Manager on all online communications and content;
- Manage all Terramera social media accounts on a day-to-day basis including community engagement via LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube;
- Contribute to the social media strategy by creating compelling content to increase community engagement online, including video, animation and infographics; 
- Collaborate with team members in both Intelligent Agriculture & Green Chemistry Solutions business units to support external communications, sales, and go to market campaigns;
- Support all events and communications related to external stakeholder relations including board and annual general meetings, investor newsletters, quarterly updates, and facility tours;
- Contribute to the development, proofreading and editing of presentation and other materials for Executive Team;
- Contribute to employee engagement strategy by preparing and communicating internal news and updates to employees;
- Work with Talent and Culture team to support employer branding strategy and corporate social responsibility initiatives;
- Monitor media requests and liaise with media for interviews, statements, etc. in collaboration with the VP, Stakeholder Relations;
- Work together with the graphic designer to create visuals for corporate events and initiatives;
- Uphold Terramera’s brand guidelines and digital voice and tone guidelines; and,
- Perform other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the job.

REQUIREMENTS
- Post-secondary degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or relevant field
- 3-5 years of relevant experience in communications at a technology or consumer goods company
- Experience in communication planning and execution
- Experience in copywriting, proofreading and editing (i.e. blogs, articles, newsletters)
- Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro (can use Canva and Biteable as required)
- Experience with social media management platforms and tools such as Meltwater
- Solid understanding of project management principles
- Working knowledge of MS Office

ASSETS
- Experience with photo and video-editing software
- Experience in content production

QUALITIES WE’RE LOOKING FOR
- Ability to synthesize abstract concepts and ideas into clear, concise and compelling written documents
- Ability to manage fluctuating schedules, multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
- Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
- Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
- Ability to multitask and coordinate several projects simultaneously
- Ability to work independently and as a team player in a fast-paced environment
- Flexibility with sourcing and developing new content
- Ability to build relationships and achieve outcomes while taking a client centered approach
- Ability to be thorough, accurate and have a high level of attention to detail

LOCATION
- Vancouver, BC (Hybrid)

WHO WE ARE

Terramera is an AgTech company transforming how we grow food and the economics of agriculture by simulating complex systems and the interactions of molecules and taking learnings from and to the field. The company provides solutions to the agricultural industry to reduce the use of synthetic pesticides, increase crop resiliency, predictability and quality, support regenerative agronomy and measure the carbon sequestered through regenerative agriculture. Terramera is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with integrated operations that include research labs, automated plant growth facilities and a robotics workshop, and has more than 200 patents in its IP portfolio.

Our success begins with our people. We’re looking for A-Players who are passionate about making a difference as we are and thrive in environments that are dynamic, challenging and rewarding. Join our movement, as we set a new standard and change the world together as a highly dedicated, innovative, future-focused and solutions-oriented team.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information on Terramera, please visit our website at www.terramera.com

Terramera is committed to a diverse workforce and we are an equal opportunity employer. As we make serious efforts to learn more about how we can increase diversity in our candidate pool, we invite you to voluntarily provide demographic information in a confidential survey at the end of this application.

Providing this information is optional. It will not be used in the hiring process, and has no effect on your opportunity for employment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE 
- Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

Description

OVERVIEW

Terramera is actively seeking a collaborative, detail-oriented, and passionate Communications Specialist to join our Strategic Communications Team. At Terramera, we are working on ambitious projects to quantify soil health, sequester carbon in soil, promote regenerative agriculture, and transform how food is grown, globally.

YOUR MISSION

Support the planning and execution of internal and external corporate communication activities to ensure that relevant stakeholders are consistently informed of ongoing developments.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Reporting to the VP, Stakeholder Relations, the Communications Specialist will work closely with other members of the Strategic Communications Team as well as various stakeholders across the Company.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
- Draft corporate communications materials, including press releases, blog posts and other collateral for external purposes;
- Collaborate with the Digital Marketing & Communications Manager on all online communications and content;
- Manage all Terramera social media accounts on a day-to-day basis including community engagement via LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube;
- Contribute to the social media strategy by creating compelling content to increase community engagement online, including video, animation and infographics; 
- Collaborate with team members in both Intelligent Agriculture & Green Chemistry Solutions business units to support external communications, sales, and go to market campaigns;
- Support all events and communications related to external stakeholder relations including board and annual general meetings, investor newsletters, quarterly updates, and facility tours;
- Contribute to the development, proofreading and editing of presentation and other materials for Executive Team;
- Contribute to employee engagement strategy by preparing and communicating internal news and updates to employees;
- Work with Talent and Culture team to support employer branding strategy and corporate social responsibility initiatives;
- Monitor media requests and liaise with media for interviews, statements, etc. in collaboration with the VP, Stakeholder Relations;
- Work together with the graphic designer to create visuals for corporate events and initiatives;
- Uphold Terramera’s brand guidelines and digital voice and tone guidelines; and,
- Perform other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the job.

REQUIREMENTS
- Post-secondary degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or relevant field
- 3-5 years of relevant experience in communications at a technology or consumer goods company
- Experience in communication planning and execution
- Experience in copywriting, proofreading and editing (i.e. blogs, articles, newsletters)
- Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro (can use Canva and Biteable as required)
- Experience with social media management platforms and tools such as Meltwater
- Solid understanding of project management principles
- Working knowledge of MS Office

ASSETS
- Experience with photo and video-editing software
- Experience in content production

QUALITIES WE’RE LOOKING FOR
- Ability to synthesize abstract concepts and ideas into clear, concise and compelling written documents
- Ability to manage fluctuating schedules, multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
- Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
- Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
- Ability to multitask and coordinate several projects simultaneously
- Ability to work independently and as a team player in a fast-paced environment
- Flexibility with sourcing and developing new content
- Ability to build relationships and achieve outcomes while taking a client centered approach
- Ability to be thorough, accurate and have a high level of attention to detail

LOCATION
- Vancouver, BC (Hybrid)

WHO WE ARE

Terramera is an AgTech company transforming how we grow food and the economics of agriculture by simulating complex systems and the interactions of molecules and taking learnings from and to the field. The company provides solutions to the agricultural industry to reduce the use of synthetic pesticides, increase crop resiliency, predictability and quality, support regenerative agronomy and measure the carbon sequestered through regenerative agriculture. Terramera is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with integrated operations that include research labs, automated plant growth facilities and a robotics workshop, and has more than 200 patents in its IP portfolio.

Our success begins with our people. We’re looking for A-Players who are passionate about making a difference as we are and thrive in environments that are dynamic, challenging and rewarding. Join our movement, as we set a new standard and change the world together as a highly dedicated, innovative, future-focused and solutions-oriented team.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information on Terramera, please visit our website at www.terramera.com

Terramera is committed to a diverse workforce and we are an equal opportunity employer. As we make serious efforts to learn more about how we can increase diversity in our candidate pool, we invite you to voluntarily provide demographic information in a confidential survey at the end of this application.

Providing this information is optional. It will not be used in the hiring process, and has no effect on your opportunity for employment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE 
- Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

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