Job Description

Our client is one of Canada’s largest and most awarded independent public relations agencies and digital communications firms.

We are on the hunt for an experienced health communications specialist who seeks a long-term career growth opportunity at one of Canada’s fastest-growing PR firms. This is an agency where you’ll enjoy more freedom to contribute your best ideas and be a leader and where your healthy concepts can become contagious communications that invoke meaningful impact.

We’re known for high standards, an exceptional work environment and a long list of awards from our industry peers. Our clients include some of the biggest brand names in pharmaceuticals and healthcare.

You must be a senior agency or pharmaceutical experienced communications professional.  The ideal candidate is a team-oriented person looking for a position in a thriving, growing agency.

This is a significant opportunity to work for a Canadian-owned company, so if this sounds like a strategic career move, then we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee planning, execution and evaluation of client programs;
  • Provide day-to-day leadership on key client accounts;
  • Lead media relations programs including developing media strategy, writing for the news media (news releases, op-eds, fact sheets, backgrounders, emails and more) and media outreach;
  • Lead or support new business development;
  • Direct research and analysis to support client programs;
  • Support staff on account teams including motivating and developing skills of practice team
  • Manage vendor relationships

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years communications experience within pharmaceutical or health sectors.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical and OTC regulatory guidelines.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of communications best practices and methods including: strategic planning, reputation and brand management and budget management.
  • Experience in developing and managing media relations campaigns.
  • Strong business writing skills.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • A passion for going the extra mile to get great results for every client.

Key Attributes for Success:

  • Proactive with value-add opportunities for clients
  • Able to translate big ideas into actionable strategy
  • Passion for Public Relations
Job Title:
Account Director
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
N/A
Job ID:
#7175
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