Consultant - Veritas Communications
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Consultant

Veritas was the first agency to ‘influence the influencers’™ by engaging the minds & hearts of individuals whose endorsement drives preference, positive word-of-mouth and purchase. Our approach continues to lead the marketplace through a mixture of art and science.  With a combination of bespoke influencer marketing strategies and our secret sauce.  We are masters of influence and we can measure IMPACT, not just impressions.  

Veritas is looking for a Consultant to work in our Vancouver office.  The Consultant supports various account teams in the Toronto office and works closely with the Vancouver Account Manager to ensure the timely, cost effective, quality management of all client projects.   

What You’ll Do:

Objective:
The Consultant supports various account teams under the supervision of the Account Manager to ensure the timely, cost effective, quality management of all client projects as well as participates in new business development for the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft and distribute media materials (press releases, backgrounders, pitch documents and new business documents) and conducts media relations activities
  • Maintain and monitor workflow assignments on all projects
  • Accurately track time and submit timesheets on weekly basis
  • Has a good understanding of time tracking, invoicing system, account budgets and ensuring projects are completed within assigned timelines
  • Interacts with clients in a professional manner and participates in discussions around campaign strategy
  • Proactively identifies problems/opportunities early and advises team appropriately
  • Understands all types of PR tactics and their specific value to programs
  • Assists Account Managers in identifying organic growth opportunities and potential new business targets that are consistent with the strategic direction of the agency
  • Solid understanding of agency offerings in order to best serve existing clients (upsell and cross sell opportunities)
  • Build relationships with media and influencers in Vancouver and Western Canada
  • Participate in new business pitches as required
  • Collaborate with team on providing creative solutions for clients and overall agency
  • Stay abreast and is a source of information on Social Media and Online Marketing best practices and latest developments
  • Uses social media to deliver on client objectives.

Who You Are:

 You have a College or University degree preferably in PR, Media Relations or related industries with a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience.  You have a strong understanding of al measurement tools including MR2P and the media landscape.  You are proficient in social media technologies and tools with effective communication skills.  You enjoy working on a team but can work autonomously and multi task. 

What You’ll Get: 

  • A competitive salary
  • Extended Health and Dental benefits
  • Group RRSP matching
  • A convenient, fun and collaborative working environment
  • Company computer and cell phone plan reimbursement
  • Collaboration on agency activities/working groups
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

We thank everyone for their interest in this exciting role, but we will only contact those we are interested in meeting.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting role, please email careers@veritasinc.com