Manager, Internal Communications (7-Month Maternity Leave Contract)

Back to Blogs Posted: November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021
Vancouver (Hybrid), Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional


Who We Are 

Metrie is a multi-national leader in the millwork industry with over 30 locations that produces and sells interior finishings across North America. We’re passionate about making a difference by helping our customers transform their houses into homes and love where they live! You’ve probably seen our products in the media featured on tv shows and magazines such as HGTV, Style At Home and House & Home, or by one of our Instagram influencers.

Why should you work for Metrie? With us, you’re more than just a number. We work hard to create a home for our Metrie family where you are empowered to be your best every day. Your contributions matter to us! We take pride in our culture of learning, ownership, and one team, and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone.

What You’ll Do 

As the Manager, Internal Communications (7-Month Maternity Leave Contract) at Metrie, you will have the ability to make a positive difference in the lives of 1500+ Metrie colleagues across North America. You will manage day-to-day internal and external Metrie communication channels, plan company-wide events, and provide internal communications support across our Metrie team, including executives. This includes content and collateral development used for employer branding, presentations, culture and engagement work.

Contract Period: You are ideally available between January and August 2022.

Reporting Relationship: You will report directly to our Director of Culture and Engagement, and will work closely with our People and Culture Team. You will also be working closely with other cross-functional teams and leaders across Metrie.

Location: You are ideally based in Vancouver, BC. But we are open to remote candidates, with a preference for those who are located near our Metrie facilities (see for a full list of our offices).

At a high-level, your day-to-day will involve:

  • Metrie Loop (Our Digital Signage Program) 
    • Oversight and management of corporate content; keeping things fresh on a weekly basis by updating the corporate channel on Loop
    • Review monthly analytics and suggest support where required
    • Work with Metrie Loop project team to respond to Loop Champion issues/inquiries
  • Event Management 
    • Quarterly Director+ calls
    • Feb. company-wide annual recognition event
    • Apr. Director+ event in Austin, TX
    • Any other recognition-driven events (refer to 2021 plan, for examples)
  • Metrie Social (LinkedIn + Twitter content on Sprout)  
    • Post and manage content on Metrie’s LinkedIn and Twitter channels 3X/week via Sprout Social
  • Miscellaneous Communications Requests
    • Support the HR team and business leaders with communication-related requests (drafting comms. plans and supporting content) – including M&A activity.
    • Field questions about Metrie Connects and provide support to people who aren’t familiar with publishing
    • Support Director, Culture and Engagement with campaigns and other activities that support employer branding and efforts to reduce turnover – including culture decks, video, photo, advertising etc.
  • COVID Response Team
    • Weekly calls and ongoing support of COVID-related communications.

Who You Are 

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Have previous experience in internal communications, large-scale event management, and social media
  • Are comfortable working with senior leaders, executives, and cross-functional teams
  • Are creative, love generating ideas, passionate, and with excellent follow-through
  • Are a self-starter, proactive, and excited to make a difference!

It would be an added bonus if you have:

  • Worked at a company with multiple locations and timezones
  • Experience communicating with plant/warehouse workers (unwired workforce)
  • Experience with internal communications support during the pandemic

How to Apply? 

Come work with us! To apply, please send your resume to Jonathan at We look forward to reviewing your application!

Metrie embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and customers belong. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome any and all qualified applicants. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please contact our Human Resources team. 

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