Who We Are

With every job, there's always the question of ?why?. Why join a company? Why be part of their mission? Here, the why is easy. It's because at some point, we've all needed someone there for us.

At the OTIP Group of Companies (OGC), we believe that something special happens when employees feel valued for the work they do, supported as the people they are, and included in the very fabric of the organization: they bring their best to work every day. And that's why we mean it when we say we put our people at the centre of everything we do. Join us as we grow our way into a future that reimagines what it means to deliver meaningful benefits support and service.


What You'll Do:

Reporting to the Manager, External Communications, you'll be responsible for working proactively with Orbit Insurance Services departments to develop, coordinate, and implement external communications and project materials.

The core parts of your role will be to:

  • Work directly with Orbit stakeholders and project teams as the communications liaison, facilitating the creation and updating of electronic and paper member communication materials.
  • Develop and execute communication plans to support Orbit's strategic direction and other corporate initiatives.
  • Review communications and materials designed for mass distribution by proofreading and editing documentation, ensuring accuracy and compliance with brand and corporate standards, and coordinating translation.
  • Develop and disseminate corporate information, including fact sheets, communiques, newsletters, forms, etc.
  • Work with Corporate Graphic Designer to develop collateral, prepare and coordinate content review and approval, and distribute to internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Work to manage and maintain content on the corporate website and support Orbit social media platforms, as required.
  • Work with external communication vendors and partners on a project-by-project basis to promote programs and manage the Orbit brand and value proposition.
  • Assist with programs and special events and acts as the communications support for company products. This includes consulting for documents, transcribing, formatting and editing, as well as coordinating the production of communication material such as brochures, articles, newsletters, reports, presentations, etc.
  • Ensure consistency and integrity of the Orbit brand across multiple communication platforms, including monitoring corporate logo usage on products and publications.


Let's Talk About You :

This is the unique blend of skills and experience we would love to see in an ideal candidate:

  • Three years of experience in a communication-related role.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills, including proficiency in the use of the Canadian Press style guide.
  • Superior time management, project management and organizational skills to manage competing priorities.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal effectively with all levels of internal and external clientele.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Content Management Systems and advanced Microsoft Office Suite Applications.
  • Knowledge of social media monitoring tools/dashboards.
  • Knowledge of the Insurance industry and/or the Ontario Educational System is considered an asset.
  • Post-secondary education in Public Relations, English, Communications, Journalism, or a related subject.
  • The ability to communicate in French is considered an asset.

We also consider your potential. If you know you have what it takes to do the job, but your experience doesn't exactly match the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply and provide us with more details about why you think you would be a great fit.


Some of the Perks We Offer:

We offer best-in-class pension and benefits, total reward programs and comprehensive mental wellness supports to set you up for every success in and outside of work. Here are just some of the reasons you'll love working here:

  • Rewarding salary and bonuses that truly value your dedication
  • Industry-leading group benefits with 100% premium coverage (excluding LTD) that start on your first day
  • Defined benefit pension plan for a financially confident retirement
  • 100% coverage of approved continuing education and licensing fees (including RIBO courses in Ontario)
  • Access to a wealth of learning resources, including LinkedIn Learning for professional development
  • Flexible work-from-home and hybrid options
  • Unlock your potential with opportunities for advancement

Let's work together! If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online.

OTIP and its group of companies strive to create an accessible and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. Upon individual request, reasonable accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] to request an accommodation.

As a business, we protect what matters most to our members. As an employer, we value what matters most in our workplace. Together, this includes fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all. We are committed to learning and evolving so we can continue to celebrate what makes us special. You are who you are, and our differences are what make us unique.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Northfield Dr W, Waterloo, ON, Canada
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