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Vice-President, Practice Lead, Capital Markets

|October 25, 2021

Are you a leader in the financial communications space looking for a new challenge in your career? Does the thought of building a business get you excited to get to work in the morning?

NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada’s largest privately held communications firm, is looking for a builder, connector, and leader to join our team as Vice-President, Practice Lead, Capital Markets. We are an award winning, agency whose work and team are making a difference during this global pandemic, and we need a seasoned communications practitioner with strong investor relations and financial communications experience to lead and grow our integrated offering in Toronto.

What you will do in this role:

  • The Vice-President, Practice Lead sits on the management team and is an active participant in fulfilling the vision of the office/Firm;
  • You contribute to the overall culture and professional development of the office and the Firm through employee training, involvement in local and national committee work;
  • You will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the Capital Markets practice and have fiscal responsibility for the group;
  • The VP, PL has responsibility to detail the offering of the practice and ensure topflight services and pricing;
  • You will build investor relations and financial communications programs around the needs of clients and modify these strategies as the client’s companies evolve and the client’s needs change;
  • Develop business, both organic and new, while setting and meeting annual targets;
  • You will work in close collaboration with other leaders in our office and across our global network and will work in partnership with other practice leads to ensure the integration of the Capital Markets services into relevant client mandates;
  • You will put together the right team to win and service business;
  • You will act as a steward of the Firm’s values of Quality, Innovation, Commitment, Respect, Collaboration, Integrity and Responsibility;
  • You will lead by example, creating a safe working environment for all members of our team, allowing them to bring their whole self to work each day;
  • You will act as a coach and mentor to our team;
  • You will be kind, curious and ambitious;
  • You will help us create the kind of culture where staff grow and develop


  • 10+ years in the communications profession, in a senior business position, or in a public relations consulting or staff position
  • Track record in client service excellence and relationship building
  • Deep sectoral knowledge and specialized expertise

What we do

We connect clients to the people who matter most, with the right message, at the right time. Grounded in research, insight and deep sector understanding, we provide creative communications solutions that move people in thought and actions.

We bring together teams of discipline experts from across our network to deliver bold thinking that shapes businesses, communities and culture. For over 40 years, we have been at the centre of issues and industries that matter, leading change for today and tomorrow.

Intrigued? Then please submit a resume in confidence.

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. Those candidates requiring an accommodation should notify us during the recruitment process.

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