Summer Student, Communications & Events

Loblaw Companies Limited - Toronto, ON (23 days ago)

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25 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2V5

President’s Choice Bank (PCF) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) and was established to promote President’s Choice Financial products and services across Canada. PCF is focused on providing everyday payment solutions and services that reward the everyday. It operates in the following segments:

Mastercard: The President’s Choice Financial Mastercard is offered and operated by President’s Choice Bank.
Insurance: Home and auto insurance are offered through affiliates and relationships with several insurance companies.
PC Optimum: All PC Financial payment card customers earn PC Optimum points that can be redeemed in participating Loblaw banner and Shoppers Drug Mart stores.
PC Services: this division of Loblaws Inc. operates in the same office location and includes The Mobile Shop and Gift Card businesses which are focused upon delivering convenience and exceptional value to LCL customers. Loblaws Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LCL.

LCL is Canada’s largest food distributor and has expanded into certain non-food categories, with operations across the country. LCL concentrates on food retailing with the objective of providing consumers with the best in one-stop shopping for everyday household needs.

PCF is an important business unit within LCL that manages and develops the products and service programs in order to improve the customer experience, maximize value, and provide a platform to enhance customer insights and relationships. PCF’s vision is vision is to make the everyday simple and better.

What you'll do:
Support with event planning, logistics, and media outreach for internal and external events including town halls and conferences
Support in the development of event specific organizational tools such as production timelines, vendor lists, and deliverable schedules
Effectively manage relationships and maintain coordination with stakeholders, vendors, and sponsors
Assist with event marketing collateral production, including writing/editing content for company intranet, social platform, digital screen production and internal presentations
Write/edit/review content for media programs, including influencer content, pitches, news release, media segment outlines and messaging documents
Gather and report on post-event evaluations and colleague feedback
Manage administrative duties, such as processing invoices and managing the Events calendar

What you'll need:
University degree or enrollment in an Events, Communications or equivalent program
1-2 years relevant experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and prioritizing skills, problem solving skill, and detail and deadline oriented
Ability to create content quickly to meet tight deadlines without sacrificing quality
Team player, collaborative, proactive, motivated and a results-oriented perspective
Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle an asset

Come and join a winning team who demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefor encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Number of Openings:

PC Financial recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.