Communications Specialist

Website Nature Fresh Farms

Nature Fresh Farms is a Leamington-based greenhouse company with facilities in Leamington, ON and Delta, OH. Our company and its innovative, dynamic team is expanding every day, growing new plant varieties and introducing cutting-edge ideas and practices to the fresh produce industry. However, at Nature Fresh, we don’t just grow plants – we also grow people. Our team is passionate about bringing the highest quality products to consumers, but it is also committed to creating an inspiring, diverse, and team-oriented workplace environment that everyone can enjoy.

Nature Fresh Farms is a recognized leader within the greenhouse farming industry – join our team and help us continue to grow!We are currently looking to fill permanent full-time position for a Communications DescriptionNature Fresh Farms is looking for an ambitious and energetic Communications Specialist to join our team!. As a Communication Specialist at our company, you will help manage and improve all our communications flows, within and outside of our company. In addition, you will be responsible for promoting a positive public image of our company. If you are an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, thrive in a collaborative environment and communicate with honesty, respect, and kindness, we would love to meet with you!​Job Specific DutiesCoordinate cross-functional campaigns and communications projects with relevant departments in the business.Create effective communication strategies with internal and external stakeholders.Research, write and coordinate content and communications for a variety of communications (ex. website, memos, newsletters, press releases, etc.).

Communicate with media on occasion. Manage customer and media inquiries, arranging interviews, statements, etc. as required. Build long-term relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally. Help maintain social media platforms, ensuring all social communication follows brand guidelines.Other duties as assigned.

QualificationsMinimum 5 years of previous working experience as a Communications Specialist or similar role.College diploma or university degree in public relations, communications, or relevant field.Experience in Corporate and Internal/Employee Communications considered a benefit. Experience in web design, content production, as well as photo and video-editing skills is considered an asset. Excellent communication skills, reading, writing, listening and oral communication.A very high degree of confidentiality and integrity required regarding all aspects of the business.A valid driver’s license and use of personal vehicle are required as needed.Valid passport with the ability to travel to the U.S. or internationally as required.Ability to maintain respectful relationships at all levels within and outside the organization.Ability to work under strict deadlines; and ensure timely follow-up.Ability to embrace and adapt to the rapid growth, innovation, and development of the company.Ability to work in a fast environment by multitasking and prioritizing work while being attentive to details and quality.Ability to identify issues and problem solve independently using appropriate resources internally and externally. Comfortable with creating and facilitating presentations.Experience and knowledge in copywriting, proofreading and editing.

Outstanding organizational, time-management, planning, and problem-solving skills. Able to successfully manage tasks and projects independently is essential. NOTE: Interview candidates will be requested to share a portfolio of written communication samples.Working ConditionsThis position works in an office setting in a collaborative team environment.Working with minimal supervision during the day, but also communicating with different individuals and teams across our facilities.Works Monday-Friday, with occasional Saturdays as required. Hours may fluctuate according to business needs.

May be required to work after hours as needed.Nature Fresh Farms is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome applications from candidates, in accordance with all relevant legislation. Nature Fresh Farms provides an accessible environment in which all individuals have access in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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