CASACOM seeks an experienced, driven, and passionate individual to join the Toronto team as the new Director of Communications. This role will involve the initiation, development, design, and execution of strategic plans for the agency’s communications practice. A natural leader, he/she will share his/her knowledge and support with his/her employees to further their professional development.
This position is located at the CASACOM office in downtown Toronto at 777 Richmond Street West, Suite 102. Please email your resume and cover letter via BambooHR.
Client Excellence: Ensuring clients and accounts are serviced at the highest level and adhere to CASACOM’s standards of excellence.
Business Development: Nurture current accounts/clients and bring new business to the firm. Participation in all aspects of business development including lead generation, plan development, and pitching.
Strategic Planning: Creative planning including development of new business presentations and pitches and client proposals
Account Management: Oversee all elements of public relations campaigns, from strategy and planning to execution and reporting.
Team Management: Manage team members in Toronto & Montreal, work with additional partners as needed
Agency experience preferred
Optimistic and positive attitude
Superior attention to detail
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Detailed oriented, organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects at once
Strong organizational and time management skills
Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to be a part of a growing team
A mix of corporate and consumer experience
7 years of experience in the communications field
Experience in large-scale project management.
Experience managing budgets, working with billable hours, forecasting and ensuring account profitability.
Strong management skills including the ability to manage a team spread across multiple offices.
Commitment to delivering outstanding client service, providing both strategic counsel and hands-on results.
Ability to think both analytically and creatively.
Expertise in navigating challenging situations, including crisis communications, in partnership with senior executives.
Strong presentation skills
French as a second language is an asset but not required (spoken and written).
University degree in Communications, Public Relations, and/or related field.