Elettra is hiring: PR Consultant

Elettra Communications has an immediate opening for a public relations consultant with experience in media relations, issues management, and event management. Responsibilities:

  • Act as day-to-day contact for clients.
  • Participate in the development of PR strategies.
  • Handle tactical execution of PR strategies from start to finish.
  • Develop a variety of communications tools, including news releases, fact sheets, media statements, bios, articles, web copy, speeches, and client correspondence.
  • Create targeted media lists – local and national.
  • Develop effective pitches and successfully generate media coverage for clients.
  • Handle incoming media inquiries.
  • Develop social media strategies, assist clients with implementation.
  • Develop messaging and provide guidance and coaching to spokespeople.
  • Develop issues management strategies and key messages.
  • Monitor coverage in traditional and social media, and develop project recaps.
  • Provide event management support, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or English.
  • Minimum three years experience in a media relations-intensive position.
  • Experience in PR account management.
  • Proven track record of success garnering media coverage.
  • Strong competency in social media strategy, content development, and monitoring.
  • Experience with issues and crisis management in a communications environment.
  • Experience providing coaching to company spokespeople.
  • Exceptional writing abilities.
  • Exceptional media literacy.
  • Flexible with hours and able to respond to media inquiries / attend events outside the 9-5, Monday-Friday workweek.
  • Previous experience in a PR agency setting will be considered an asset.

Applicants are asked to send their cover letter and resume to info@elettra.ca. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.