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Based in the Olympic Village/Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver, BC, Product Care Recycling is a not-for-profit industry organization that develops and manages recycling programs across Canada.  Please visit to learn more about us.

Product Care is looking for a skilled professional for the role of Communications Manager, to oversee and assist with the development and implementation of a full range of communications and social marketing initiatives to support our programs.

The successful candidate will possess a post-secondary diploma or degree in communications or public relations, along with a proven track record of strategic and proactive communications and a minimum of five years’ experience in this area.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:

  • Researching, developing and implementing comprehensive communications plans, with a focus on awareness building – ensuring plans meet KPIs, regulatory requirements and stakeholder commitments
    Effectively managing large, complex budgets for multiple clients/programs
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading ability, with attention to detail and ability to write for a range of formats, from digital ad copy to annual reports
  • Ability to use appropriate voice for different target audiences
  • Working with media, including writing, pitching, and tracking results
  • Using media monitoring tools such as Meltwater
  • Securing earned media coverage and booking paid advertising
  • Managing stakeholder issues and engaging key service partners
  • Solid understanding of social media, including FB, Twitter, Instagram and blogs
  • Understanding of analytics and metrics
  • Obtaining appropriate input and approvals from managers, other departments and relevant stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Managing a variety of external vendors, including printers, graphic designers and agency partners
  • Managing and coaching direct reports
  • Strong service-orientation, with ability to work well with staff and stakeholders, and is highly confident and independent
  • Some internal communications will be required

Bonus if you:

  • Speak and write French
  • Have working experience in extended producer responsibility and/or waste management

Product Care offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a dynamic, team-based work environment.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter to quoting “Communications Manager” in the subject.  We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.