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ZGM Modern Marketing Partners

PR PRACTICE DIRECTOR

PR – Edmonton, Alberta
Department PR
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

JOB DESCRIPTION

ZGM Modern Marketing Partners is looking for a senior level PR Practice Director who will provide a full range of public affairs services to our clients in both corporate, non-profit, not-for-profit and government sectors.  This position requires considerable experience in the design and delivery of large scale stakeholder and public engagement work, and in designing digitally-based input tools, systems and process for engagement.  

You are also a skilled and experienced communicator with outstanding writing skills who can play a key role driving strategy through to delivery.  You are an expert in handling complex issues, policies and crisis that present a reputational risk.  Demonstrated experience working within or near political environments and with provincial and municipal government agencies is a definite asset.

You are well-versed in today's local, provincial, national and international events and trends, and understand how they impact our clients.  You will use that information to be an expert collaborator on strategies, and to manage and communicate services in ways that are aligned with our clients' objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Public engagement design and delivery
  • Facilitation
  • Report prep and writing
  • Research ( in conjunction with client or 3rd party), stakeholder interviews, brainstorming sessions
  • Ability to use research to segment audiences and build strategy
  • Knowledge of emerging behaviours, technologies and companies that are changing our clients' businesses
  • Crises & issues management
  • Contribution to business development and 'thought leadership' activities

Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate or post graduate degree in communications, public relations, or political science
  • Demonstrated professional development background and professional affiliations
  • Minimum 8 years progressively senior communications/public affairs experience

ZGM is the largest, full-service agency in Alberta with over 80 employees based in Calgary and Edmonton. Check out our handbook here https://zgm.ca/careers/

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  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Department
    PR
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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