McKesson Specialist Packaging Communication –Private label (control brand) Full Time in Québec City, QC


Branch Québec City QC CA

Specialist Packaging Communication –Private label (control brand)
Québec City, QC

Creative, yet process and business oriented. He/she will recommend and execute creative assets supporting internal presentations as well as member and patient…

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we’re so much more than a distribution company. We’ve automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.
At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job Summary: Responsible for the packaging development, private labels communication and brand awareness initiatives

The Packaging and Communication Specialist – Private Labels is responsible for the coordination and execution of the packaging. He/she will also have to support the communication initiatives around the private labels.
He/she will have to review and revise all English and French copy of the private label packaging. He/she will have to coordinate with internal departments, with vendors/suppliers and with external agencies to deliver requested projects while respecting deadlines.
He/she will recommend and execute creative assets supporting internal presentations as well as member and patient-facing materials and communications. He/she will have strong attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple functions to execute on time with excellence. Part of the marketing shared services team, he/she will share best practices and contribute to cross-banner projects and initiatives.
Key Responsibilities
The Private Labels Packaging and Communication Specialist:
  • Is responsible for the development of the private label packaging
  • Is the guardian of the brand guidelines and execution of branded marketing programs / materials
  • Contributes and executes branded initiatives / materials
  • Maintains, supports and coordinates the annual control brands marketing calendar of activities
  • Manages and contributes to the maintenance of the banner store portals and websites and ensures all are up-to-date
  • Contributes to build content calendar (digital platform, flyers, P.O.P.)
  • Oversees the development of assets for patient facing as well as internal communications, Power Point and Word templates/presentations
  • Works in cross functional team and supports the Marketing Managers on all needed projects
  • Supports the Managers and Directors on administrative tasks

  • B.A. degree in relevant communication, , translation or marketing field
  • 3-6 years of relevant work experience, preferably with some in retail and / or health care marketing
  • Good experiences and understanding with pharmaceutical legislation for each Canadian province
  • Knowledge of the competitive landscape in the community pharmacy space
  • Proven track record of leveraging all forms of brand expression
  • Fully bilingual French/English, with strong written communication skills in both language
  • Project management skills
  • Strong Microsoft suite knowledge, especially PPT and Excel
  • Knowledge about graphic design elements and programs, such as Photoshop, colour and composition is an asset
  • Artistic ability and creativity are essential
  • Photoshoot experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of SAP process is an asset
  • Creative, yet process and business oriented
  • Initiative, self-starter and entrepreneurial
  • Solution oriented, strategic thinker, comfortable in working in a shared services environment
  • Good positive communication skills and collaborator
  • Known team player, committed to supporting the success of others
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Some data analytics capability
  • Willingness to travel in Canada 2-4 times per year
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Job Specifics
Grade: 909
Job Family Title: CAN-Spec. Emballage et comm

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Primary Location: Canada-Quebec
Job: Marketing/Communications
Organization: McKesson Canada
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 26, 2018

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Quebec City, QC, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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