Strategic Communications Consultant/Senior Consultant

We are Crestview Strategy, a leading public affairs company. You are an up-and-coming communications strategist. We are looking to hire a consultant for our growing team.

We are a multi-national firm serving clients in every part of Canada, Washington USA, and London UK. We work with some of the largest companies in the world on a variety of interesting and complex public affairs mandates and issues. We are looking for a talented, motivated professional, eager to take up a new public affairs and communications challenge.

You are a communications professional with a minimum of five years’ experience working in an agency or within an in-house communications team. You have experience supporting clients or your organization through complex communication and reputational challenges, drafting high quality materials, providing media relations support, in a fast-paced environment.

We look for a diverse range of life and work experience, a keen interest in supporting new business pursuits, and the ability to service clients across a wide variety of sectors as part of our dynamic and growing team.

You will serve major client files, lead smaller accounts and projects, and support the onboarding of new clients. You will have the exciting opportunity to share in revenue you help generate and grow into more senior roles at the firm.

What you bring to the role:

Exceptional writing skills and experience producing high quality client-ready products such as press releases, backgrounders, fact sheets and briefing notes.

Understanding and experience executing and / or overseeing intensive media monitoring function and familiarity with tools such as Meltwater and Cision.

Experience supporting business development through research and proposal preparation support are considered an asset. The desire to work on business development activities is necessary.

Educational background in communications, journalism, public relations, political science, marketing or another related field.

Understanding of the Canadian media landscape and experience conducting comprehensive media monitoring, reporting and analysis. Experience in working directly with media and / or influencers is an asset.

Experience executing social media campaigns and programs and understanding of using social media channels to meet client communication objectives. Knowledge of social media management tools and editing software is an asset.

Self-motivated and capable of working independently to meet deadlines.

Proven problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to evolve and adapt to changing situations.

Understanding of the political landscape is an asset.

Knowledge of French or other languages is an asset

Position Details:

This is a full-time, permanent position and can be based out of any of our offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax or Vancouver.

Crestview Strategy thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Job Type: Full-time

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