Manager, Corporate Communications


Division: Communications and Public Relations

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday  - Friday

Job location: Anywhere in Canada (Remote)

Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote dynamic



A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!


We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job summary

You’re a natural storyteller. You have the power to captivate an audience and keep them engaged with clear and direct forms of communication. You specialize in elevating corporate reputations and positioning companies to be seen as thought leaders in competitive markets. You want to be part of a team that stewards the company forward and are excited by this opportunity. 


We’re searching for a dynamic professional to plant their roots with us as our newest Manager, Corporate Communications. In this role, you will report into the VP, Communications and Public Relations and be an essential partner to the business. You will elevate our ability to open the world to cannabis by sharing our story through effective communications that sets Aurora apart. Sound exciting? Here is a little more…


As the Manager, Corporate Communications you will…

  • Develop and execute with excellence strategic programs that support the company’s corporate reputation and focus on external communication strategies
  • Elevate earned media through effective proactive and reactive media relations in support of the corporate and brand narrative while serving as a key media contact 
  • Partner with teams and leaders across the business to sharpen the company’s corporate narrative by seeking news and company developments to promote
  • Create fulsome materials to support effective communication, including leadership remarks, press releases, media statements and more
  • Counsel leaders on communication best practices to enhance communications impact through media training and other resources
  • Lead corporate social media strategies, website developments and content updates
  • Collaborate with business partners, including Executive Team, during company financial performance cycle, supporting effective stakeholder communication and media relations
  • Support CSR partnerships and develop programming that promotes partners internally and externally
  • Effectively contribute to issues management and business change with ability to react in fast-moving circumstances
  • Continuously enhance the services of the Corporate Communications team by bringing new and innovative practices forward 
  • Actively coach, counsel and support all members of the team


You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Post-secondary education in Communications, Public Relations, or similar discipline
  • 7 years of progressive experience in Communications or Public Relations, within fast-paced sectors (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • A successful track record with media relations and previous experience serving as a company spokesperson and managing social media
  • Prior experience working with senior executives and business partners to develop effective media relations strategies


Bonus points if you have…

  • Prior experience in public markets and cannabis industry knowledge


You’re the ideal candidate if you are…

  • A natural storyteller who has the power to captivate an audience and connect with them
  • A strong leader with a successful track record of building effective relationships within all levels of the organization
  • An exceptional communicator who can translate complex information into simple and engaging formats for various audiences
  • A dynamic navigator who thrives in fast-paced environments with competing priorities and new challenges
  • A vibrant professional with a strong passion for the communication discipline who can drive process improvements and enhancements
  • A trusted partner who can demonstrate diplomacy, professionalism, and a positive attitude when navigating change or confidential information



Why you’ll love working at Aurora

Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 

  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.
  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps

Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.


Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion

At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.


Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.






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