Stantec System

Communications Specialist

2 weeks ago
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Your Opportunity

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.


As part of the Marketing & Communications group, your role is to help bring our story to life and present it in creative and compelling ways.

Your Duties

Your duties

Are you a strong communicator? Do you love to write and tell stories? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple initiatives at once?


Stantec is looking for a Communications Specialist who can effectively tell the “Stantec story” to our audiences—both internal and external. We are looking for someone who has amazing journalistic abilities who understands how to develop messages, and write for various audiences.


About the role

The Communications Specialist is responsible for helping to implement the region’s communications plan. Specifically, you will:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with regional sources
  • Pitch story ideas to key stakeholders internally
  • Write and implement communications plans
  • Write compelling stories for multiple formats, including web, print, social media, etc. (creative writing)
  • Apply your writing skills to effectively reach audiences in a business setting (business writing)
  • Provide editing and proofreading support to the marketing team, and other practioners, as required
  • Work with internal designers to facilitate compelling photography in support of your stories
  • Actively take part in social media initiatives

The ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, can manage multiple concurrent initiatives, and enjoys working with different personality styles and management levels, both in person and across geographies.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Post-secondary education in journalism, communications, or a related area
  • 1–3 years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Effective interviewing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers, and clients
  • Ability to work effectively within a group, as well as independently

Having team spirit, a flair for details, an uncanny knack for multi-tasking, exceptional prioritization skills, and organizational mojo will be an asset in our busy, dynamic, and professional business environment. If you’re a gifted storyteller and superb at juggling a varying workload, we should talk.

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