Communications Specialist

Toronto, ON

Banking / Financial Services
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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Job Description

What You’ll Be Doing

The Senior Business Communications Specialist is responsible for ESAAF wide internal communications. You will be responsible for drafting executive communication that will be posted across all our platforms, including Workplace. Responsible for producing brand-compliant graphic design for a consistent employee experience. The role involves working closely with ESAAF senior leadership team, developing communication plans and content including writing and editing, video production and providing communications advice that is both strategic and tactical.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role you’ll have the flexibility to manage your work activities within a hybrid work arrangement where you’ll spend 1-3 days per week on-site, while other days will be remote.

How You’ll Succeed

  • Communications & Engagement –Work with senior leaders and proactively identify storytelling opportunities to promote ESAAF Shared Services and other internal initiatives to engage our broad audience. You will develop compelling content to share internally, including executive emails, town hall decks and videos.

  • Technical writing / White paper – Provide support to the groups across ESAAF that may require technical writing

  • Leadership: Lead and/or participate in projects related to ESAAF employee communication by maintaining close working relationships with key business partners to create understanding and influence business strategies, priorities and directions. Ensure business objectives can be converted into improved client experience and business results.

Who You Are

  • You can demonstrate experience in: writing, editing, social media for business. It’s an asset if you have video creation and simple video editing experience.

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.

  • You're digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends.

  • You have a degree/diploma in Journalism, Communications or related study and/or equivalent experience.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home

  • Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity

  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training

  • Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan

**Prior to starting in this role, security checks, including a criminal record check must be successfully completed to the satisfaction of CIBC. An annual criminal record check may also be required.

Job Requirements
What you need to know

CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit

CIBC is committed to doing our part to protect our team, our clients and our communities. We want to ensure we have a safe and healthy workplace, and we want to do our part to get through this pandemic. In keeping with this commitment, and as a condition of employment, CIBC requires all successful candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date, or provide written proof of a medical exemption, or other substantiated accommodation request under applicable human rights legislation.

Job Location

Toronto-CC East 12th Floor
Employment Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)
Weekly Hours