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GlobeScan, a leader in stakeholder intelligence & engagement, is looking for committed, values-driven social researchers and advisors for our offices in London, San Francisco and Toronto. If you have a passion for working with leadership organizations at the nexus of reputation, brand and sustainability, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your resumé and tell us why, or explore our vacancies below.

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Director of Communications and Public Relations

GlobeScan, a leader in stakeholder intelligence and engagement, has an immediate opening for the position of Director of Public Relations and Communications in its Toronto office, located at 145 Front Street East, Suite 102, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1E3.

The successful candidate will manage, oversee and develop strategies to raise awareness of GlobeScan’s public profile externally. Responsibilities include delivering global thought leadership, campaigns and events, establishing relationships with members of the media pitching stories to publications and monitoring media coverage; identifying key messages and communicating them to key stakeholder audiences.

This is a key role in the communications processes for the company and is highly instrumental in driving the organization’s corporate reputation and standing.

Principal responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive public relations and communications program that will enhance GlobeScan’s image and position the organization externally.
  • Plans, directs, and implements GlobeScan’s external communications activities.
  • Responsible for developing a messaging hierarchy and ensuring that key, strategic messages are communicated effectively to target audiences.
  • Oversees the production of external materials such as press releases, opinion articles, blogs and newsletters. Rewrites or modifies copy to clarify meaning and to conform to GlobeScan’s corporate style guidelines and editorial policy.
  • Creates, or acts as liaison with clients and / or partners/suppliers that produce, public relations materials, and marketing collateral.
  • Provides consultancy and advice as needed to support client projects with a communications strategy recommendation requirement.
  • Delivery of training and on-the-job learning to provide GlobeScan staff with a solid grounding in public relations, including campaign design, best practice and media relations.

Minimum Job requirements:

  • Mastery of PR – including story creation techniques and models.
  • Exemplary quality of thinking, analytical ability and problem solving in terms of managing corporate reputation.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of working in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business.
  • Must be a highly effective PR and communications expert.
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management.
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally.
  • Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Superior project management and time management skills.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude.
  • Experience of working in complex virtual team environments both inside and outside of the business across multiple levels in organizations and the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience of working internationally with large multi-national organizations.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, or social sciences required.
  • Membership in IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) and IABC accreditation or similar is desirable.

Terms of employment

This is a permanent, full-time position. The position requires a minimum of 30 hours per week, but additional hours may be required to successfully perform the duties. The annual salary for the position is $65,000.00. Benefits include eligibility to participate in GlobeScan’s comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefits Plan; and company Registered Retirement Savings Plan.

About GlobeScan

With offices in London, Toronto, San Francisco and Cape Town, GlobeScan specializes in research-informed counsel for global companies, multilateral organizations and international NGOs. GlobeScan delivers evidence and ideas that build value for clients through stronger stakeholder relationships. Uniquely placed at the nexus of reputation, brand and sustainability, GlobeScan combines rigorous research with creative and challenging thinking to instill trust, drive engagement and inspire innovation within, around and beyond our client organizations. Visit www.globescan.com to learn more.

How to Apply

Please send CV, education and employment history, along with a covering letter outlining your motivation and qualifications for working at GlobeScan to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only qualified candidates will be contacted by email to arrange an initial telephone interview prior to in-person interviews. No employment agencies please.

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With offices in London, Toronto and San Francisco, GlobeScan specialises in research-informed counsel. We combine understanding of the global context with a commitment to forging value-creating stakeholder relationships for our clients at the nexus of reputation, brand and sustainability. We work with multinational and regional companies, industry associations, multilateral organisations and NGOs. GlobeScan is a mission-driven company that helps clients to work with society in delivering a sustainable and equitable future.

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Chief Operating Officer
 
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