Team Lead of PR and Communications

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary | United States | CA-Home Based
Job ID
2024-2578
Category
Marketing
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
NovAtel Inc.

Overview

Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division is looking for a talented Team Lead of PR and Communications to drive our communication strategy internally and externally. You'll oversee a team to develop and execute PR and communication plans to boost Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division’s visibility, ensuring cohesive messaging across channels like social media, campaigns, presentations and press releases.  
 

As part of the Marketing Communications team at Hexagon's Autonomy & Positioning division, this position will join a high-performance team focused on creating impactful Marketing that inspires confidence in our company and technologies. Our customers rely on our industry-leading technology when building their solutions. This position may be a great fit if you are a self-starter and desire to use your communication skills to engage customers, prospects and employees with our brand. 

 

The Company: Hexagon is the global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 24,500 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.  

 

This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within Hexagon's Autonomy & Positioning division, your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, Veripos and Antcom. 

 

The Location: Hexagon is a global company with offices around the world. This is a hybrid position based in Calgary, Alberta. We will consider remote work in Canada or the US for the right candidate. 

Responsibilities

As our Team Lead of PR and Communications, responsibilities include:

  • Lead the PR and Communications team, overseeing all aspects of communication strategies and initiatives
  • Develop and execute comprehensive PR plans to enhance Hexagon’s A&P awareness and thought leadership, including pitches, media materials and crisis communication strategies
  • Ensure alignment and support execution across various channels, including social media, campaigns, newsletters, ABM materials, press releases, presentations and more 
  • Ensure consistent application of brand guidelines across all communication materials and initiatives 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Corporate Marketing, Portfolio and campaign management, and diverse stakeholders to ensure messaging alignment and consistency 
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive internal communications strategy tailored to business needs, including messaging, communication channels and engaging tactics
  • Drive content innovation to maximize team performance and achieve impactful outcomes
  • Analyse PR and communications metrics to measure effectiveness and make data-driven recommendations for improvement
  • Mentor and develop team members, providing guidance, feedback and professional development opportunities
  • Stay ahead of industry trends, news and best practices to continuously innovate and optimise PR and communication strategies

Qualifications

Must-Have:                       

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or related field
  • Proven experience (min 5 years) in a PR or communications role
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with media contacts, stakeholders and internal teams
  • Team management experience, with a track record of effectively managing people, prioritizing tasks and driving results
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • The role may involve up to 20% travel and may require international travel for events

Key Success Factors: 

  • Attention to detail
  • Organization
  • Proactivity
  • Strong interpersonal relationships
  • Collaborative Spirit
  • Creativity
  • Ownership of projects
  • Problem Solving and Project Management Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to see projects through to completion
  • Analytical thinking

Nice-to-Have:

  • Familiarity with GPS technology or other related technology
  • Previous experience with Agriculture, Marine, Defence, Automotive, Autonomy or Positioning
  • Master’s Degree

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply. For any questions about the role or our company, please email our team at hrrecruitingteam.ap@hexagon.com and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.

 

The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 24,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field. 

 

This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea, and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS, and Antcom. Come see why we are recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers!

 

Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at hrrecruitingteam.ap@hexagon.com

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