Job Description

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Communications Specialist, Digital Products

We are looking for a dynamic Communications Specialist with expertise in IT and Digital products to join our growing Business Development Team.

As Communications Specialist, Digital Products you will work with Pollard Banknote’s Business Development and IT departments to define and create engaging storylines and persuasive written responses to Requests for Proposals for enterprise e-commerce systems and solutions. You will leverage your expertise in Software Development Life Cycle, Cloud Solutions, and general provisioning of technology products and services to serve as a Subject Matter Expert related to IT solutions within the Business Development Team.

Who you are

  • Knowledgeable in digital solution design and development.
  • Curious to discover how various components of a complex solution work together.
  • Highly organized, detail-orientated with strong decision-making abilities.
  • A self-starter with verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively convey and describe IT-related products, features, and concepts to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Passionate about writing and storytelling.
  • Committed to continuous learning.

What you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in Computer Science, Commerce or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT Solution Design and Delivery and/or Business Analysis with specific experience in effectively documenting and communicating the features and benefits of enterprise-level IT solutions.
  • Proposal writing experience preferred.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve and propose strategies for proposal/project development.
  • Experience managing projects of varied sizes and complexity.
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with all levels within the company.
  • Able to manage and lead meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Superior internal research skills using technical, market research and market-specific Subject Matter Experts and tools to help shape the storyline of a deliverable.
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities to meet absolute deadlines in a results-oriented environment.
  • Able to flexibly manage multiple projects simultaneously in the presence of shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Highly proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite; SharePoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, Visio.

Our Story

Pollard Banknote is a Winnipeg-based success story with worldwide reach. We are one of three suppliers of instant scratch tickets in the Gaming & Lottery industry. We are the fastest growing supplier and supply tickets to lotteries on almost every continent. 

While instant scratch tickets are our core business, we are proud to have grown our business by expanding to include all aspects of the digital lottery sphere. We provide a range of digital products including games, apps, loyalty programs, operational tools and full iLottery platforms. We have expanded our digital footprint significantly in the last decade through organic growth and three important international company acquisitions.

In recent years, we have also developed a sharp focus on the retail side of the lottery business in terms of merchandising and display possibilities, through two international company acquisitions.

We are continuing to grow and innovate across all facets of our business and need help in communicating all the exciting sales-driving strategies, products, and services we have available to our worldwide lottery customers. Come and join the team!

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume outlining fit and salary to  

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.