Senior Consultant, St. John’s

Publié le 28 novembre 2017

Are you inspired by creativity and challenging problems? Do you get up in the morning with a desire to create meaningful change and make an impact? Are you entrepreneurial, curious, and energetic?

NATIONAL is seeking a Senior Consultant in our St. John’s office. We work with clients across every facet of communication, from strategic planning to digital development, from public engagement to reputation and issues management. We are looking to expand our team with passionate people who are connected to our community and want to make a real difference in our region and beyond.

Our ideal candidate will be skilled in planning, strategy development, writing, and navigating complex issues. A strong ability to project manage and stay organized is essential. Foundational characteristics for this position include the ability to work independently and to collaborate with team members in St. John’s, remote teams, and with partner organizations. We are looking for someone who is driven by solving problems and by providing great client service.


You will be responsible for leading projects and managing client accounts, implementing, tracking, and measuring the effectiveness of communications strategies, supporting and collaborating with our diverse team, and participating in business development and marketing activities for the firm. In your role as Senior Consultant you will:

  • Deliver strategic counsel to the firm’s clients
  • Provide outstanding client service
  • Consult on important and complex issues for a variety of clients in public affairs, issues management, and marketing communications
  • Manage projects that both you and your team are accountable for
  • Nurture our strong, ongoing client relationships
  • Lead by example and encourage an environment of teamwork and collaboration
  • Identify and cultivate opportunities to provide value-add client service
  • Engage in the NATIONAL network by seeking opportunities to collaborate with clients and colleagues across the country
  • Build the business by creating opportunities with current clients and always be on the look-out for new ones
  • Effectively establish and manage budgets



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field such as public relations, communications, or marketing is an asset
  • Ideally 7 years’ experience in a related role with expertise in public affairs, issues management, crisis communications, or integrated marketing communications
  • Agency and consultancy experience is an asset
  • Strong ability to collaborate and work independently
  • Proven passion for project management
  • Exceptional client focus and relationship management skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation abilities
  • Ability to set and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to lead and contribute to the management of accounts with a high standard of service
  • Exceptional teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Sound operational and financial management skills
  • Ability to set and manage multiple priorities based on relative importance and urgency
  • Broad knowledge of the media and industry including the business community and government
  • Familiarity with digital tools, including social media, strategy, and social listening tools, etc.


To apply, please send a cover letter with resume in confidence to [email protected] and reference “Senior Consultant - NL” in the subject line of your email.  We thank you for your interest in NATIONAL, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.