PR Account Director


Account Management

Job Type

Full Time


Virtual, Toronto or Montreal

Job Description

Are you a strategic, creative PR practitioner with a passion for health and lifestyle? Do you want to make a difference? We’re looking for an Account Director to lead a variety of accounts with a focus on pharmaceutical, consumer health and lifestyle. The ideal candidate has 8 to 10 years of communications experience, excellent writing and presentation skills, is a strong project manager and has led client teams. Most importantly, he or she brings the enthusiasm and expertise needed to manage a team with the goal of delivering strong client service and results. We’re a full-service independent agency with entrepreneurial spirit, national reach, and global partners. Currently working remotely. Ready to take the next step in your career? See below for a detailed job description and send your resume to with the subject line Account Director.



Job Description

The Account Director leads the team in the execution of client mandates and the management of client/stakeholder relationships. The AD is responsible for the general operation of the team(s) through on-going mentoring, training, team building and evaluation. Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, the AD will embody the standard for excellence in the delivery of client service. The AD will also provide strategic and creative thinking that contributes to the growth of the agency. This includes participating in management meetings, budget management, new business development and helping to strengthen agency culture.


  • Build positive relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Provide strategic counsel to clients
  • Lead accounts/team management, oversight and mentorship
  • Write and/or edit compelling content, presentations
  • Develop and oversee the execution of communications plans including media relations strategies, digital and influencer campaigns
  • Quality assurance, program evaluation
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of RFPs/new business pitches
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Budgeting and financial management


  • APR or is a qualified candidate for accreditation – asset
  • Established relationships with media and key industry stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strategic, creative thinker
  • Highly organized and able to promote effective work habits
  • Account Management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with/strong understanding of social/digital landscape and influencer relations
  • Post-secondary/graduate diploma or degree in communications, public relations, or journalism
  • 8 to 10 years of progressive public relations agency experience


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Medical and dental plan
  • New business bonus
  • Location virtual, based in Montreal or Toronto
  • Collaborative culture, diverse workplace