Enterprise hiring Public Affairs StrategistJanuary 21, 2021
Position: Public Affairs Strategist
Location: Toronto, Hamilton or Ottawa
We’re looking for a connected and driven Public Affairs Strategist who understands how to build and maintain government and stakeholder relationships, as well as communications.
In this role, you would be joining a team that specializes in strategic communications planning, issues management, digital campaigns, government advocacy, public relations and media training. Your ability to support the development and implementation of government relations strategies is central to all of this.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience working at an agency, or with comparable experience in a government or political role. This position can be located in Toronto, Hamilton or Ottawa.
What You’re Good At
Bringing a thorough understanding of government, politics and the process that drives decision making
Being able to work on multiple issues simultaneous in a fast-paced environment
Preparing top-notch presentations to government, letters to ministers and key officials, briefing notes, speaking points, and other content for clients
Cultivating key contacts in relevant government ministries and with external stakeholder organizations
Monitoring and following government agendas and activities across multiple policy areas as well as in the media
Planning and scheduling meetings, creating workback schedules and managing budgets and reports
Supporting senior members of the team to ensure alignment of core goals and objectives on files
Understanding best practices for communicating to government, influencers and stakeholders in a digital-driven environment, including knowledge of social media and public relations
What You Bring
Agency experience in public affairs or relevant background in government or political office
Education: post-secondary education in a related field
Ability to coordinate and manage budgets
A keen understanding of politics, policy, communications and social media
Self-starter with a strong work ethic
Attention to detail and excellent command of written and verbal communications (French is an asset)
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Fun, energetic and collaborative working environment
Competitive compensation and benefits
A fully stocked beer and wine fridge
You get to work with a team of tightknit creative thinkers
Modern open-concept facilities located in great downtown neighbourhoods
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Who We Are
Enterprise is a national strategic communications firm with expertise in public relations, government relations, creative and digital. Our offices are located in Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, and Edmonton.
Hub at Enterprise is our in-house, digital-first creative team. Our designers, video producers, marketers and digital strategists help build, shape and move public opinion through emotionally-driven content and visual storytelling for some of Canada’s largest companies, brands and organizations.