CPA Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Communications Manager

Toronto, Ontario
Full Time

CPA Ontario is currently in search of a Communications Manager who will be responsible for the development, project management and execution of external and internal communications programs. The Communications Manager will be accountable for writing and material development, as well as overseeing and owning projects end-to-end to ensure flawless delivery. The Communications Manager will also partner with multiple internal departments and aid in the development of communications plans to reach a variety of audiences, including employees, members and students.  

What You’ll Be Doing:

Creating of a wide range of communications products and materials including executive speeches, member and student communications, corporate reports, key messages, newsletters, and presentations for a variety of audiences. 

Providing strategic communications input to marketing campaigns and events, while owning and overseeing multiple project deliverables.

Partnering with design and digital teams, as well as external agencies to ensure appropriate “tone and voice” in organizational messaging.

Acting as an advisor to various internal cross-functional teams on communications matters while providing strategic communications planning and advice to support internal business partners in navigating issues related to communications initiatives. 

Exercising good judgment in identifying and responding to complex issues or inquiries and demonstrating leadership in developing strategic and timely responses that protect our corporate reputation.

Who You Are:

A post-secondary graduate preferably in Communications or Public Relations with a minimum 5 years of progressive communications experience within an agency or corporate environment. Prior experience working for a regulatory body or member-focused organization would be an asset.

An expert at writing, proofreading and editing with proven experience in planning, developing and delivering strategic communications. 

A supportive leader with the ability to work in a highly collaborative cross-functional environment.

Adept at operating with a high degree of autonomy, a proactive, entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to build relationships and establish rapport with others across the business. 

An excellent communicator (verbal and written) with strong presentation, interpersonal and public speaking skills.     

Able to demonstrate analytical skills with excellent attention to accuracy and detail while working with ambiguity.

Well organized with superior project management skills and proven ability to work well under pressure.

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams and experienced with digital communications tools and know how to leverage them to their full capacity; experience with web or marketing cloud considered an asset. 

Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment where work outside of regular business hours may be required. 

What We Offer: 

A fast-paced environment. Collaboration, innovation and passionate professionals are at our core. We relentlessly pursue what’s next to unlock the full potential of you and us together. 

Flexible work environments. As part of our Hybrid work culture, we provide flexible, remote work options to support you in your career, in addition to in-office teamwork and collaboration.

Diversity and inclusion. We recognize the value in our differences and prioritize inclusivity to bring together the best talent to protect the public, advance the profession and enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. 

Ongoing learning and career growth. We want your career to skyrocket. We support unlimited career advancement and professional development opportunities with learning investments to promote your future growth. Thrive with us. 

Focus on your well-being. With industry leading benefits and wellness programs, including a healthy lifestyle allowance, mental health resources and more, we’re committed to your well-being.

Who We Are:  

We protect the public. We advance the profession. We enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. We ensure that our 100,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. CPAs represent a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. We believe that success happens when both business and society benefit. For information on the profession visit: 

We Appreciate Your Interest In CPA Ontario And This Position: 

At CPA Ontario, we are committed to building high-performance teams. Our selection process is thorough, and all candidate applications are reviewed. Should your qualifications and experience meet the requirements of this role, a member of our recruitment team will contact you. We encourage you to set up CPA Ontario job alerts for positions that align to your experience and career goals. 

CPA Ontario is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please email with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line to provide your contact information. A member of the Recruitment team will contact you within 48 hours.

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