Consultant

Corporate & Financial Practice

Toronto / March 6, 2017

 

We’re looking for an outstanding PR professional with 3-4 years’ experience, ideally supporting both financial services and a diverse range of other organizations, to be the newest Consultant in our growing Corporate & Financial practice group in Toronto.

The Corporate & Financial practice supports a broad range of innovative and successful Canadian and international organizations and brands. If you like storytelling across multiple platforms, solving client communication challenges, building relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders and collaborating with colleagues, then you’ll fit right in. A Consultant is an integral part of the Environics team, providing day-to-day account support to a variety of clients.

We can provide you with a stimulating experience in a diverse and unique agency environment, where learning and professional growth are a priority and where your contributions and ideas are welcomed and appreciated.

Experience and qualifications

  • 3-4 years of professional communications experience, ideally with an emphasis on corporate communications and B2B, financial or professional services. PR, marketing or advertising agency experience is a definite plus.
  • Understanding of, and enthusiasm for, the evolving PESO model (paid/earned/shared/owned)
  • University degree in communications, marketing, journalism or a related field and/or a post-graduate certificate in public relations.

Technical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to produce content for various purposes, including blogs, news releases, media advisories, presentations, whitepapers, strategic communications plans, social content and video scripts.
  • Outstanding media relations skills, including story development, pitching and developing journalist relationships.
  • Proficiency with digital/social media platforms and tools for business, such Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Radian6, GroupHigh, Google monitoring and advertising tools. Understanding of SEO and SEM is a plus.
  • Strong planning and project management skills, with an eye for detail and an ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities, manage the day-to-day execution of integrated communications tactics and develop strong client relationships.

People skills

  • A passion for client service.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Confident, professional, mature personality.
  • Team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, highly reliable.
  • Comfortable dealing with multiple clients and teams, meeting their objectives and priorities.
  • Providing coaching and mentoring support to account coordinators, effectively delegating work, sharing relevant context and regular feedback.
  • Inspiring confidence of others through a collaborative work style.
  • A thirst for ongoing learning and self-improvement.
  • A positive attitude and an appreciation for long-term achievement.
  • Working with senior team members to develop your leadership skills and seek out opportunities for growth.

 

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to jcobden@environicspr.com with “Consultant Application: Corporate & Financial Practice” in the subject line.

No telephone calls please, and we regret that we are not able to acknowledge or respond to every inquiry.

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