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Position Title: Communications Specialist 

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Requisition ID: 28189 



We're seeking a dynamic Communications Specialist to join our team. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to learn and grow while actively contributing to our organization's evolving landscape. If you're passionate about communication, teamwork, and making a positive impact, this might be the perfect role for you.


Please note, this is a 12 month contract opportunity



The Communications Specialist will be responsible for supporting the execution of communication activities within the Technology Function including the implementation of communication activities for multiple technology projects. As a key member of the OCM team, you will work closely with OCM Managers and Leads and other key stakeholders, to develop and execute innovative, strategic, and engaging communications materials in support of the Change Management efforts within the Technology team and across the organization.



  • Collaborate with OCM team members, project management teams and subject matter experts to identify target audience’s requirements and communications needs.
  • Build and execute communications plans to support project change activities, including analyzing audiences, developing key messages, and identifying the right channel, frequency, and sender.
  • Create strategic, compelling materials such as presentations, communication packages, videos, website content, speaking points and executive briefing documents.
  • Publish and manage critical internal channels for the program. Examples: Viva Engage, SharePoint site, Teams Hub.
  • Collaborate with training teams to support the design and delivery of training programs.
  • Support the design, development, delivery, and management of change management activities.



  • Strong understanding of Change Management methodologies and practices.
  • Passionate about communications with a purpose to drive impact.
  • Experience with technology implementations and technology organizations.
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools, and phases of the project lifecycle (agile and waterfall).
  • Able to convert ideas and express them concisely and efficiently through a variety of different mediums and channels (written/visual).
  • Proficient with Microsoft O365 (including OneDrive, SharePoint and Yammer) and creative design tools (e.g. Canva, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Strong writing skills with an exceptional attention to detail.
  • Talented in creating compelling presentations and visuals (infographics, posters, etc.).
  • Experienced with video creation and editing tools.
  • Able to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment while producing high-quality work under tight timelines with minimal guidance.


If you're a recent graduate or someone with limited experience but a strong interest in change management and communications, we encourage you to apply. This is a fantastic opportunity to build your skills and contribute to the success of our organization. We believe in investing in talent and helping you grow in your career journey.


Please be prepared to provide examples of your work.


The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
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Job Family: Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Technology Change Management ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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