Bilingual Communications Specialist

Date Posted November 12, 2021
  • Department Administration
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 100384

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Amnesia, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Position Overview:

The Bilingual (French/English) Communications Specialist is responsible for managing internal communications from the Business Systems & Support Department. This includes store directives and policies and procedures that are to be sent to the stores. The position also supports any clerical duties as required by the department.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design and compose instructional documents such as store communications and directives (memos, reminders, email notifications etc.)
  • Write, proofread and edit a variety of documentation and correspondence
  • Perform general administrative duties, including but not limited to printing, photocopying, mailing and filing
  • Translate a variety of documents (French/English)

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of communications or administration experience
  • Knowledge of the retail industry an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledgeable with Adobe LiveCycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proofreading skills, with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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