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CPP Investment Board

Manager, Communications

Job Description

Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investment Board (CPPIB), you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $350 billion, CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed half a trillion dollars by 2025. CPPIB invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, São Paulo and Sydney.


CPPIB attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.  Join our team and look forward to:

·         Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders

·         Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment

·         Accelerated exposure and responsibility

·         Global career development opportunities

·         Being motivated every day by CPPIB’s important social purpose and unshakable principles

·         A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance


If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPPIB.
Position Description

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is a global investment organization working to help ensure the Canada Pension Plan will be there for future generations. We are committed to keeping our stakeholders informed about our mandate, our investing convictions and activities.


Accountability and transparency are the foundations upon which we build and protect CPPIB’s reputation as a prudent, sophisticated global institutional investor. We are seeking a communications professional join our organization for a 14-month contract as Manager, Communications.


Reporting to the head of Global Corporate Communications, this position is responsible for managing investment communications and financial reporting programs, while also providing broad communications support in the flawless execution of the department’s communications and media programs.



  • Investment communications – manage the planning and disclosure of transaction announcements, adhering to CPPIB’s robust disclosure protocol. Provide project management support to Global Corporate Communications team to ensure flawless execution of announcements. Write, review and proof communications materials, as required.
  • Financial reporting programs – lead the project management of the quarterly results disclosure and Annual Report. Ensure accurate, efficient and timely delivery of projects. Includes developing and tracking project timelines, writing and proofing related content, coordination of translation and external vendors, and liaising with other departments for content updates. Update related corporate materials on a quarterly basis including geography backgrounders.
  • Reputation management – manage reputation management programs, including managing the database inventory for reputation risk assessments. Protect CPPIB’s reputation by providing counsel to investment departments on reputation considerations for new global investment activities.
  • Media relations – work with the Director of Global Media Relations on media activities. Monitor and track media coverage in real-time to identify emerging issues; create media compilations for transactions, financial results and CPPIB-related issues; review and summarize the quarterly media activity report. Disseminate company press releases via the newswire service.
  • Corporate Culture – exemplify the organization’s Guiding Principles of high performance, integrity and partnership. Contribute to a team culture focused on flawless execution and strong project/process management. Provide support and assistance to other team members and participate in department special projects as requested.
  • Communications professional with 5-7 years of financial communications or investor relations experience. Previous experience working on an Annual Report would be an asset.
  • College or University degree in Communications or an associated field of study.
  • Strong project management skills to ensure the efficient and timely delivery of communications projects.
  • Consistently deliver flawless execution on all projects.
  • Excellent writing and proofing skills.
  • Detail- and results-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work effectively with teams.
  • High-performing team player with a collaborative approach and actively contributes to joint projects and initiatives.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and exhibit flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Able to work flexible hours outside of core office hours as required


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At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.


We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.



CPP Investment Board does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investment Board to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.  CPP Investment Board will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.

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Contact for Position
Stephanie Charitar
CPP Investment Board
1 Queen Street East
Toronto ON M5C 2W5

Telephone: 416-874-5257

Job Location

Job Level & Type
  • Senior Level
  • Full Time Contract Position

Listing to be posted until:
Sunday, July 29, 2018