Position:  Communications Intern - 4 months
Location:  Toronto, Ontario
Job Id:  1341
# of Openings:  1

Communications Intern, 4 months -  Toronto, Ontario
 
THE INDUSTRY
We’re in the midst of a global paradigm shift from a state of prohibition to legalization. More and more countries across the world continue to legalize medical cannabis and embrace it as mainstream medicine. In North America, we’ve witnessed Canada make history by becoming the first G7 nation to legalize cannabis for adult-use and the opportunity in the U.S. continues to ramp up as regulations evolve.
 
If you’re looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry and apply your talents to make a positive difference, you’ve come to the right place.
 
ABOUT TILRAY
Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY) is a global pioneer in the research, cultivation, production and distribution of cannabis currently serving patients and consumers in thirteen countries spanning five continents. Tilray operates state-of-the-art cannabis facilities in Canada and Portugal and teams in the U.S., Australia & New Zealand, Europe and Latin America. Tilray is pioneering the future of the industry globally by forging industry-disruptive partnerships and building a robust house of brands. High Park Company develops and distributes world-class cannabis brands for the adult-use market in Canada and Manitoba Harvest, the world’s largest hemp foods company, offers a portfolio of hemp foods and CBD wellness products to consumers across North America.
 
Tilray’s strives to improve quality of life through cannabis, by leading, legitimizing and defining the future of the global industry.
 
If you have what it takes, you’ll be joining a worldwide network of innovative, passionate individuals on a revolutionary mission to pioneer the future of cannabis globally and establish Tilray as the world’s most trusted and valuable cannabis brand. 
 
THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a Communications Intern to work in our Toronto office.
 
Position Summary:
We’re looking for a motivated, dynamic and talented intern to join our global corporate affairs team, based in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Sr. Communications Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to work with all members of the global corporate affairs team by providing day-to-day support on internal and external communications across the company.
 
The internship will be four months long, starting as early as September 2019. This is a paid internship.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide day-to-day strategic support to key functions of the global corporate affairs team including corporate communications, brand communications, internal communications, social media, public relations and more.
  • Corporate communications and media relations support:
    • Daily media monitoring report
    • Maintain and update global media list
    • Media inquiry inbox coordination
    • Draft media briefing materials for executive leadership and other spokespersons
  • Internal communications affairs support:
    • Coordination of internal events
    • Support monthly editorial newsletter
  • Brand communications and activation support:
    • Assist in coordination of brand launches and events
    • Inclusive of medical and adult-use brands
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Applicant must have a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism or similar subject
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and work with a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic corporate environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Previous public relations, corporate affairs or communications experience is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the cannabis industry is an asset
     
GREAT CAREERS GROW HERE
We believe our people reaching their potential is what will make the difference in this highly competitive industry and disruptive marketplace.
 
We believe everyone has talent that can be further developed and honed, providing growth opportunities for individuals. This is an environment for lifelong learners, which creates competitive advantages driven by our people’s passion for growth and their capabilities.
 
Tilray is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply.
 
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a collaborative work environment in an emerging market.
 
The job description provided is representative of typical duties and responsibilities for the position and it is not all inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the company to fluctuate with business needs.
 
We appreciate your interest in working at our organization. While we review every candidate application submitted, we will only be contacting candidates who have been selected for the next phase of the interview process. Every application is kept in our recruitment database and may be considered for future opportunities or openings.
 
Please note that all successful candidates are required to pass background checks.
 
Thank you so much for your interest in working at Tilray.
 
Tilray welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.
 
Please note that Tilray does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). Tilray does not charge any application, processing or on-boarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process. 
 
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If you are concerned about the authenticity of an email, letter, or call purportedly from, for, or on behalf of Tilray, please send an email inquiry to infosec@tilray.com

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