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Communications Specialist

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Date: 09-Aug-2022

Location: Jericho, NY, US

Company: Purolator


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Working at Purolator International, Inc. is more than a job. It's an opportunity to be part of a winning team and to contribute to the success of our growing company. Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada's largest integrated freight and parcel solutions company with over 50 years of delivering reliable, efficient and cost-effective shipping to, from and within Canada for more than 210 countries and territories worldwide. We are the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the United States and Canada. Are you open to the possibilities?


Purolator International, Inc. provides a competitive benefits package to employees and their families, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs (80%+ paid by Employer)
  • 401K with up to 6% Employer Company Match
  • Annual Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employer Funded Health Savings Account (H.S.A)
  • Paid Time Off


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


The Communications Specialist will help develop and execute on communication plans to support Purolator International. Duties will include the development and administration of the employee intranet, newsletter, video channel, Digital communication, and other communications channels. This position will build relationships across all levels of the business and proactively recommend new approaches for motivational, targeted communications that build alignment to company strategy as well as employee engagement.


Essential Functions:

  • Develop and maintain communications vehicles aligned with corporate messaging that helps to build internal awareness and elevate the corporate brand
  • Support various groups within the organization in the design and delivery of internal communications activities, presentations, and intranet content
  • Proofreading and editing
  • Evaluation, measurement, and analysis of all channels
  • Produce written and design elements for internal communications channels, including:
    • Weekly newsletter: content collection, formatting, and distribution
    • Intranet: development and maintenance of employee intranet
    • Company Events: administration of company town halls, leadership calls, webinars, annual leadership conference, and other internal meetings/events
    • General Correspondence: assist in development/distribution of company announcements
    • Video: help to storyboard and film video content
  • Manage the ongoing development of written internal web content to a high standard ensuring that a consistent style and voice is maintained throughout the site
  • Assist in the development of communications vehicles (with an emphasis of online content) that is aligned with corporate messaging and the brand framework – helping to build internal awareness and elevate the corporate brand
  • Create content for social media channels; use our social media online management tool to post content to company’s LinkedIn and Facebook pages.   Also post to CEO’S profile on LinkedIn
  • Work with the Communications team to develop content and activities, both internally and externally, that engages and relays relevant corporate information
  • Assist Training and Development lead to develop and administer of company training programs.  Assist T&D team in coordinating and organization Corporate new hire orientation 
  • Duties could include training logistics, communications, learning management system (LMS) maintenance, and on-site program administration
  • Occasional travel for training and corporate events (1x a quarter)
  • Carry out other duties as appropriate and as assigned by his/her Manager


Ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Strong command of the English language, including the ability to write and articulate messages in concise, accurate and jargon-free prose.
  • Working knowledge of website design relating to user experience, content management and SEO.
  • Able to learn a digital content management system and be able to manage content on a daily basis. Knowledge of the Orchestra website content management system is even more desirable.
  • Working knowledge of using video to produce engaging content preferred.
  • Knowledge of and interest in current corporate communication practices, including best practices for newsletters, intranet, social media, live events, and other channels.
  • A comfort level with learning new applications that aid and automate corporate communications.
  • Superb organizational and time-management skills, including prioritizing multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
  • Comfort level with learning new applications that aid and automate corporate communications.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in completing projects accurately and on time.
  • Professional demeanor and attitude (being on time, being positive, etc.) as part of corporate teams representing the company.


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Communications-related major. Will also consider degrees in organizational development.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a communications- or training-related field.
  • Must have experience in a Windows environment with high proficiency in MS Office
  • Experience managing social media content and channels a plus
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe suite of products (specifically InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop).
  • Graphic design and/or basic html expertise a plus.



Purolator International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Purolator International, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We perform pre-employment background verification checks.


Purolator International depends on our communities for public and business services that are critical to our success. We strive to always give back to the communities we belong to. A key component of the Purolator International’s culture is making valuable and charitable contributions as a company, regionally and as individuals.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and if we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills. To learn more about us and our values, go to

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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