Potash Communications Lead

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK
  • Department: Brand & Culture Communications

Job Description

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

Reporting to the Manager, Communications, NPK, the Senior Advisor will support proactive and reactive communications showcasing our world-leading Potash business. Embedded in Saskatchewan, you will be committed to telling the story of the investments, partnerships, innovation and production agility that allow Nutrien to deliver essential crop inputs to customers globally. Through proactive and reactive external stakeholder communications and exceptional internal communications, you will help support employee engagement, diverse talent attraction, and vital communications that help build the Nutrien brand and engage the community in our headquarters’ province of Saskatchewan. Aligned with Nutrien’s global narratives, this team member will partner across the business and the Brand & Culture Communications team to showcase how mining and responsible natural resource stewardship are core to our organization and story.

What you will do:

  • Build embedded partnerships with the business and become an extension of the Potash operational team
  • Plan and identify opportunistic ways to tell the Potash and local Saskatchewan story on a global level through proactive communications and thought leadership positioning
  • Develop and implement integrated proactive communications campaigns as a partner to the Potash business unit and shared operational support functions such as Safety, Health & Environment
  • Lead reactive and crisis communications in partnership the business
  • Align communications initiatives to elevate business priorities and influence business outcomes
  • Prioritize hyper-connectivity to the Saskatchewan community to find opportunities to engage and tell our story
  • Bring fresh thinking and creativity to communications plans and approaches to the team and business

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PR, Marketing, Business or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in communications, reputation risk management or employee engagement and media relations
  • Demonstrated experience in a corporate environment and/or agency
  • Experience with strategic crisis/issues management programs
  • Experience supporting communications in B2B, Manufacturing, Mining and/or Oil and Gas is optimal but not required
  • Exceptional at working with senior stakeholders at the SVP or ELT level
  • Strong curiosity, learning capacity and independent decision-making ability
  • Excellence in cross-functional collaboration and partnership
  • Familiarity with labor union communications preferred

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Senior Change Management Specialist

  • Location: Regina, SK

Job Description

During these challenging times, Federated Co-operatives Limited is working to serve our local co-ops, customers, and communities. We are committed to supporting our local co-ops and the communities they serve. Working together to provide essential services to communities across Western Canada, we are hiring two Senior Change Management Specialists on a permanent basis at our Home Office in Saskatoon, SK.

This position is presently based out of our home office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan however, we are open to the candidate being located out of our office in Regina, Saskatchewan, understanding that working out of this location will require travel to Saskatoon.

Our FCL Organizational Change team is currently working remotely. We are open to exploring ongoing remote work options for the long term with candidates on a case-by-case basis.

Who we are:

As a co-operative, we do business differently. We believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, excellence and responsibility and driven by our vision of building sustainable communities together. To learn more about who we are, visit www.fcl.crs.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Change Management Specialist, you will provide strategic change management expertise in support of large-scale transformational initiatives and development of organizational change capabilities and resilience.

This role is responsible for ensuring that organizational change management best practices are appropriately applied to change initiatives and that there is alignment with the scope and impact of the change and project sponsor expectations.

  • You will ensure consistent and appropriate change management approaches are applied for important change initiatives. Work with project sponsors and leads to determine an appropriate approach based on the scope and impact of the change.
  • You will conduct activities and create/update project artefacts related to change management.
  • You will provide input and your change management perspective pertaining to potential adaptations to strategies, plans and tactics and ensure alignment to a cohesive and targeted change approach.
  • You will collaborate with project team members and leaders and provide mentorship pertaining to organizational change management and change leadership.
  • You will utilize FCL Change Management and related organizational frameworks and tools, to support the development and delivery of change management and change leadership education across the Co-operative Retailing System.
  • You will contribute and perform change impact reporting and capacity assessment related to FCL and local co-op change initiatives.

Why it matters:

We help local Co-ops grow and thrive by offering a range of professional services, including marketing, market research, information technology, human resources, accounting, risk management and business development.

Who you are:

You are looking for a career in Strategy & Communications and:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field.
  • You have a minimum of 6 – 9 years of progressively responsible experience working with multiple levels of leadership in the planning, execution and sustained benefits realization of large scale, complex, change projects (a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered)
  • If you have a Prosci® Change Management or similar certification, this would be strongly preferred
  • If you have experience working in the Co-operative Retailing System or demonstrated understanding of the co-operative business model, or another unique governance model this would be considered an asset.
  • If you have a project management certification this would be considered an asset along with knowledge or experience in transformational Customer Experience or Energy industry focused change.
  • If you have exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal and facilitation and coaching training is an asset
  • You’re honest and trustworthy, are results oriented and strive to be the best in what you do.
  • You believe in collaboration, building relationships and value the perspectives of others.

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, short-term incentives, a comprehensive benefits package and an employer-contributed pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop, and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

FCL embraces diversity and inclusion and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows every person to bring their whole self to work.

We take the health and well-being of our team members and customers very seriously.  We continue to take steps across all areas of our business and locations to keep our team members and customers safe and healthy.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply by September 26, 2021.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you require support to apply for this opportunity please contact us at fclhr@fcl.crs.

Please note you may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with FCL policies.

Apply now.

Communications and Stewardship Officer

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job Description

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (“SPHF”) believes in the power of generosity to save and change lives. Founded in 1982, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation advances St. Paul’s Hospital’s vision by raising, managing and allocating funds in keeping with donors’ wishes.

SPHF is growing and is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Communications and Stewardship Officer to join our high energy Development team. The key function of this position is to provide communications and stewardship services including donor relations, media relations, writing, editing, publication production and design supervision, social media management, and website content production. This position plays a key role in executing donorcentric communications and stewardship activities at SPH Foundation. This position reports to the Manager of Communications and Stewardship.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • research, write, edit, proofread and post compelling fundraising and marketing content for print, radio, television, digital, website and social media platforms;
  • convey complex, sensitive and technical information to non-technical, less knowledgeable audiences through the research and development of fundraising program information, cases for support, and fundraising case materials and support information.
  • donor, grateful patient, employee and volunteer relations including stewardship support to secure meetings, interviews, photographs, and other fundraising and stewardship information;
  • media relations including: media liaison and writing media advisories, media releases, public services announcements, backgrounders, fact sheets and information packages;
  • communications services including project management, content development, and distribution of marketing materials and publications;
  • work with and supervise contract suppliers (agencies, graphic designers, photographers, printers, media suppliers) to ensure efficient and accurate development and distribution of content;
  • public relations and event support including: coordinating events and meetings, writing speaking notes and other event-related materials, developing PowerPoint and video presentations, and securing promotional materials
  • other duties, as required, to support the Communications and Stewardship department

Education: Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or related field.

Experience: One to three years of experience in the communications field with specific experience in storytelling, media relations; publication production, social media marketing, project management and scheduling. Raiser’s Edge, website content management and Google Analytics experience will be considered an asset. Membership in a professional communications organization (i.e. IABC) or fundraising organization (i.e. AFP) will be considered an asset.


  • High degree of ethics and professionalism with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate in a team environment, shares information and knowledge with colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Ability to commence initiatives, organize and prioritize work tasks, and function under minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and driven.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Inspiration to build and maintain a network of quality professional relationships.

Salary range: $46,052 – $69,077 (pay band 4) annually plus an attractive benefits package.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply before October 5, 2021 by submitting your resume with references to Human Resources, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation at info@sphfoundation.org or by mail to 1702 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Please note you may be required to undergo a criminal background check in accordance with St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation policies.