Director - Media Relations

Location: Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Date Posted: 08-11-2018
We are looking for a Director, Media Relations – Canada & Americas for one of our client MNC

The position requires a strong background in media relations and a strategic mind, with the ability to bring stories to life and manage issues effectively.
In this role you will:
  • Serve as a company spokesperson with media and opinion leaders, helping to build relationships and awareness of the business
  • Provide strategic advice and support to senior leadership
  • Deliver corporate announcements and positioning — through writing and editing of press releases, communications strategies, speeches, digital and social content
  • Create positioning strategies that go beyond traditional media outreach to share stories from across our businesses
  • Manage the delivery of media monitoring, analysis and reporting
  • Provide strategic oversight to local communications teams and the delivery of broad communications support on collateral, events and other initiatives as required
  • Be hands on solving problems and identifying opportunities to improve the effectiveness of communications

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • The ability to communicate to a professional standard in both English and French.
  • More than 10 years’ of experience in communications/public relations, with significant experience in media relations for large companies or government. A background in journalism will be highly regarded.
  • Strong, creative copy writing skills across a range of styles including media releases, speeches and social/digital content.
  • Experience in developing and executing communication strategies, for proactive initiatives and to manage issues.
  • Confident interpersonal skills, including a high level of discretion and diplomacy, and the ability to develop and “sell” ideas to senior leaders.
Kind Regards,

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