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WRITER AND MULTIMEDIA CONTENT STRATEGIST, COMMUNICATIONS

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently looking for a Writer and Multimedia Content Specialist to join our rapidly growing team. The incumbent will be essential to developing stories that will further Aurora’s narrative throughout the company’s global operations and externally help cement that narrative in media markets around the world. They will be a key member of the Communications team, working to develop and promote stories that will help introduce Aurora to the world. The successful candidate will have a strong background in writing, content creation, creativity, multimedia and digital content. This is a terrific job for a strong content creator and storyteller, a position for a reporter whose beat would be one of the world’s largest cannabis companies. This individual will report directly to the Director of Communications and will be responsible for the following:

 

Duties:

 

  • Strategic development and creation of Aurora's content – including writing and editing feature and news articles, stories, opinion pieces, definitions, explanations, briefs, blogs, speeches, brochures, leave behinds, booklets, posters and any other written content as required
  • Regularly contribute news items to the company’s intranet, employing multimedia and written content
  • Take a leadership role in the company’s internal newsletter, contributing content such as videos, interviews, Q and A’s, alternative story formats and Ask Me Anything’s with senior leaders
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to create content, including but not limited to investor relations, marketing, integration and corporate social responsibility departments
  • Be a communications maven, working with senior communication leaders to find new and creative ways to advance the company’s narrative and tell its story internally and externally
  • Build a communications engine that balances the Aurora brand, quality, culture, end-user engagement, acquisition and retention
  • Working in collaborating with members of the internal and external communications team, create development plans for content, recommend content types and organization based on end-user feedback, communication goals and content gaps
  • Conduct research, selecting organizing materials and writing stories, ideas and information
  • Measure and report on the impact of content
  • Analyze content performance and use insights to produce better content

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Multi-media journalism experience is an asset, strong writing and content creation background
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Creative Writing, Digital Marketing or related field
  • 3 -5 years’ experience in a creative role that involves producing content and telling stories
  • Tech savvy/interest in digital communications
  • Ability to create original content that engages the target audience
  • Ability to work across departments in a large organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to quickly form productive working relationships
  • Strong project management skills, with ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Close attention to detail, i.e. leveraging appropriate, creative grammar and strong editing skills
  • Proven ability to generate creative ideas that attract attention

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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