Consultant – Corporate Communications Practice

Posted Wednesday, August 02, 2017

NATIONAL is growing – new clients, new markets, new services. Join us.

We are currently seeking a Consultant with 3-5 years of public relations and strategic communications experience to join our team and serve our growing roster of clients. In particular, we’re looking for someone with strong writing and media relations skills. Familiarity with the financial services industry would be a plus!

What you will do

NATIONAL’s corporate practice client base is expanding and we are looking for communications experts to help drive our business and serve our clients. From media relations, to stakeholder engagement to issues management, the team is recognized for its know-how – able to connect with customers and influencers to drive business results.

  • Serve as a day-to-day, client-facing contributor for multiple accounts
  • Design, manage and execute successful communications programs and campaigns (which may include message development; media strategy and relations; content development; project management; etc.)
  • Project manage accounts, including workplans, monitoring account budgets and program execution
  • Maintain expert knowledge of evolving issues and developments that impact our clients; able to propose proactive ideas to advance client goals
  • Interact on a daily basis with client senior communications leaders and work as part of an integrated team to deliver
  • Work with other NATIONAL practices and teams to deliver integrated services (from media relations and advertising to content development, social media and stakeholder research)
  • Contribute to the firm’s new business development process and efforts

Candidate Profile

Whether you come from the corporate world, consulting or the newsroom…we need people who believe in our clients and are focused on their success. At our core, our goal is simple: we help our clients succeed.

  • 3-5 years experience in public relations (within a consulting environment or a corporate setting) – ideally with established relationships in the media
  • Experience in financial services with deep knowledge of the sector’s issues and competitive considerations is a definite asset.
  • Experience in key aspects of strategic communications, message development, and message delivery; able to design and execute public relations programs with impact
  • A university degree in a related field

Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to [email protected]. Reference “Consultant, Corporate Communications” 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. NATIONAL is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.