Assistant Consultant, Corporate Communications

Corporate Affairs Toronto, Ontario


Description

Position at H+K Canada

Assistant Consultant – Corporate Communications – Toronto

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is looking for a solutions-oriented Assistant Consultant to join our Corporate Communications team in Toronto.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is the nation’s leading strategic communications consultancy. Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for years, our employees work in a collegial and fast-paced environment. We offer the opportunity to work with a team of top talent and to share your professional life with others who are committed to being the best. Hill+Knowlton offers exciting work opportunities, a robust professional development program, and competitive compensation and benefits.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Working with your manager and client account team leads you will:

  • Monitor media and social media
  • Engage in media relations
  • Write and edit compelling, error-free client and media materials
  • Develop reports, trackers, agendas, lists and other project materials to keep client deliverables on track
  • Work with teams to plan and execute events; liaise with suppliers

COMPETENCIES: 
  • Works effectively with multiple agency and client teams
  • Proven ability to deliver projects in spite of obstacles
  • Highly developed written and oral communications skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to work independently and in a high-performing team
  • The ability to multitask, working simultaneously on many deliverables for many clients

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post-secondary degree or post-graduate certificate in communications, public relations, journalism or a similar program, or relevant work experience
  • Approximately one year of agency experience
  • An interest in corporate communications and community relations
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with social media, digital strategies and tools

What’s in it for you?

  • Full health benefits package—including healthy paid time off, schedule flexibility, fitness reimbursement, and more
  • A career working with and influencing bold, creative teams and client accounts
  • A passionate, smart, fun, and creative office culture
  • Strong leadership with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, training and mentoring to help you grow, expand your skills and become your professional best

About us:
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is a public relations and public affairs' consultancy providing services to local, multinational, and global clients from its eight offices across the country.

The firm works with clients to solve complex communications challenges and delivers award winning campaigns and is focus on continued innovation for the industry. H+K offers deep sector knowledge and breadth of public relations and public affairs' expertise including specialists in health + wellness, technology, goverment+public sector, energy+industrials, consumer packaged goods, financial+professional services, food+drink, retail+leisure and sports.

Globally, Hill +Knowlton Strategies Inc., has offices in more than 40 countries as well as an extensive associate network; and it is a member of WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY), one of the world's largest communications services groups.

Accommodation Statement:
H+K Strategies welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, as such reasonable accommodations are available upon request from a candidate with a disability, thus ensuring you can take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If as a qualified job applicant, you request an accommodation, we will consult with you and provide reasonable accommodations according to your accessibility needs. If you wish to make a request, please provide a cover letter, when applying to this position.  

Statement on Diversity & Inclusivity:
H+K Strategies Canada provides services in one of the most diverse countries in the world. The diversity of our communities takes many forms. It includes differences related, amongst others to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability, and socioeconomic status. We see diversity as an asset to our organization and communities and strive to be reflective of the communities that we serve. We commit ourselves to promoting better understanding and appreciation of our human diversity; a commitment which is best realized through our individual and collective effort.

We are professionally and personally committed to celebrating the rich diversity, equity and inclusion of people who work in our company, to those who live in our communities, and to those who access our services and resources. We believe that it is critical that our services empower freedom of thought and opinion in an environment of mutual respect. All our activities and interactions are enriched by accepting each other as we are and by celebrating our uniqueness as well as our commonality. We are guided by the principle that celebrating diversity, equity and inclusion enriches and empowers the lives of all people. 

Message to Agencies: 
H+K Strategies Canada does not accept unsolicited telephone calls, referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. H+K Strategies Canada will not consider unsolicited telephone calls, referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to H+K Strategies Canada is not welcome. Unsolicited referrals and resumes sent to H+K Strategies Canada will be deemed gratuitous, and H+K Strategies Canada will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay a referral or any other fee if a person referred to us from a source other than a direct candidate is subsequently hired. 

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