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Managing Partner

|May 13, 2020

Founded in 1976, NATIONAL Public Relations has earned its reputation as Canada’s leading integrated communications firm by remaining true to its purpose which is being at the centre of everything that matters in the country. With nine offices from Vancouver to St. John’s, and a significant presence in Toronto, NATIONAL’s 300 consultants understand and are deeply immersed in their regions, are leaders in their disciplines and are ambitious and curious about the world. They are exceptional at working together across geographies and are agile and responsive in delivering solutions to clients. Grounded in research, insights and unparalleled experience in all economic sectors, seasoned practitioners advise and support Canada’s leading businesses, public institutions and brands. NATIONAL is independent, privately owned and managed, and a proud member of AVENIR GLOBAL, based in in Montreal, Canada. AVENIR GLOBAL is the largest Canadian-owned global communications firm with a network of 1,000 employees, who are trusted advisors to clients in Canada, the United States, Europe and the Middle East.

Reporting to the President of NATIONAL Public Relations, the Managing Partner provides strategic leadership to colleagues and clients in the Toronto office. A communications visionary, the Managing Partner is responsible for the overall leadership of the Toronto office working in collaboration with a talented senior leadership team (SLT) and consulting with and supporting colleagues across the network to bring the best and brightest people and strategies together. The Managing Partner sets the tone for the office and is proactive about understanding and being part of the major business, civic and social developments of our time. They are focused on delivering exceptional results for clients, seizing growth opportunities for the team and ensuring business and organizations are taking a fully integrated approach to communications. The Managing Partner joins an exceptional team of seasoned advisors in Toronto with depth in corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, consumer marketing, technology, healthcare, and capital markets.

The successful candidate has a degree in business, communications/public relations, or a related discipline, and has at least 10-years’ experience in a senior leadership role. They have a track record of successfully leading and growing a successful business and in developing teams. Experience working in a professional services firm, an agency, and/or in a senior communications leadership position with the proven success of leading a large team within a competitive market is preferred. The successful candidate has overall operations management experience including oversight of strategy, business development, finance and human resources.

If you are passionate about leading people and having a profound impact, let’s have a conversation. Please contact Kim West (kwest@royerthompson.com) or Emily Wishart (ewishart@royerthompson.com) in confidence at 902-422-2099. To submit your interest in this leadership opportunity, please apply directly on our website: www.royerthompson.com.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring and entrepreneurial spirit.

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