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Communications Specialist, R&D

Ottawa, Canada

What makes us Qlik


Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 45,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!


Our Global Products and Technology (GPT) organization is looking to fill a newly created position: Global Communications Specialist/Operations Coordinator.


How you will spend your time

  • Planning and managing effective communication strategies for the GPT organization.
  • Working with stakeholders to plan and organize content for GPT meetings and presentations.
  • Working with stakeholders to maintain key content on our internal information sharing platform (Confluence).
  • Building relationships across other functions to collaborate on and influence content as needed.
  • Assisting with creating content for internal executive briefings as needed.
  • Assisting with and coordinating internal communications (memos, newsletters, Slack postings etc.).
  • Planning and facilitating our internal annual global R&D Expo.
  • Organizing local Hackathons or related events across geographies for R&D.
  • Collaborating with our Culture & Talent team on our recruitment and retention campaigns and strategies.
  • Coordinating internal training program in partnership with our Knowledge and Learning team.
  • Managing and/or participating in special projects for GPT as needed.

You will be successful if you have…

  • Post secondary education in public relations, communications or related discipline.
  • 10-15 years experience as a communications specialist.
  • Experience preparing communication content within an R&D organization, an asset.
  • Proven track record of successful project management.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.
  • Photo and video-editing skills, an asset.

Our way of giving back


To our communities, to the world, and to you is a core part of the culture at Qlik. We encourage our employees to participate in our numerous Corporate Responsibility Program initiatives.



The role is located in Ottawa, Canada.


Qlik is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Qlik via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Qlik. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Qlik as a result of the referral or through other means. 


Qlik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category or characteristic.  We value the diversity of our workforce. If you need assistance due to disability during the application and/or recruiting process, please contact us via the Accessibility Request Form




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