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FREE FALLING ($120,000 - $144,000)



On February 14, 2007, German paraglider Ewa Wiśnierska was training for the World Championships in New South Wales, Australia. Despite numerous weather warnings predicting violent thunderstorms, a determined Ewa secured herself into her glider while her team prepared to monitor her progress from their van below.

 

The first portion of her flight was calm but suddenly, two thunderstorm clouds materialized directly in her path. Despite frantic attempts to steer clear of their updraft, Ewa found herself drawn into the ascending current, propelling her at a speed of 77 km/h!

 

Amidst darkness and howling winds, the temperature plummeted to freezing cold. Eventually losing consciousness, Ewa became encased in ice, reaching an altitude of 9,946 meters. Suspended above the storm for 40 minutes in -45°C temperatures, the wing of her paraglider gave way under the weight of the ice, sending an unconscious Ewa into a terrifying free-fall towards Earth.

 

In a surprising turn of events, Ewa's paraglider mysteriously jerked open, abruptly waking her up. Three and a half hours after taking flight and in a rough condition, she somehow managed to navigate and safely land her glider in a farmer's field, 60 kilometers from her starting point.

 

Aside from some frostbite, Ewa emerged unharmed and was discharged from the hospital within hours.

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?

Nothing, really.

 

That said, while you’re ‘here’, Jeanne Agius is looking for a Media and Communications Manager to join our client’s team in Toronto. Enjoying a hybrid work arrangement, the successful candidate will shape the company's public image and enhance its presence across a mixture of media channels. The position offers the opportunity to work in an innovative environment committed to sustainable technology development.

POSITION:      MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER LOCATION:    DOWNTOWN TORONTO (HOME / OFFICE HYBRID SPLIT) INDUSTRY:     CHEMICALS SUMMARY:

 

Our client, a global leader in advanced industrial materials, is seeking a Media and Communications Manager. The role involves managing communications and media relations for an organization at the forefront of developing materials that are critical for numerous high-tech applications, including clean energy, advanced transportation, and consumer electronics.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

·       Primary, first-draft producer of major external company communications, e.g. press releases.

·       Key contributor to major CEO communications (internal and external), e.g. Quarterly Earnings Call Scripts, public presentations, media quotes.

·       Primary agent for new media relationship development.

·       Primary media correspondence contact.

·       Administrator of website and social media postings / activity.

·       Lead on branding and graphic design matters

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

·       5+ years in communications consulting for investor relations, or a senior communications role for a publicly listed company.

·       5+ years in media relations.

·       Experience in developing new journalist relationships.

·       Experience in pitching stories to major international media.

·       Experience in managing inbound media requests.

·       NICE TO HAVE: Experience in automotive industry or natural resources industries.

·       Portfolio examples to demonstrate advanced graphic design skills produced by Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, XD or comparable.

·       Experience with crisis communications.

REMUNERATION: SALARY: $100,000 – $120,000

MBO POTENTIAL: $20,000 – $24,000 (20% of salary)

ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $120,000 – $144,000

OTHER: health benefits + RRSPs + vacation + hybrid work arrangement INTERESTED?  Match and Fable needs 3 things from you;

 

1.       Please send your resume to Jeanne Agius at; jagius@matchfable.com.

2.      Ensure subject line of your email reads; FREE FALLING – 11A24MTCHFBL

3.      In a short email, please tell Jeanne how your experience fits!

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