Public Relations Consultant


Website Coast Communications and Public Affairs

OverviewCoast Communications and Public Affairs is a boutique corporate communications and public affairs firm started six years ago in 2017 that provides full-service public relations to clients. Visit for more details on our work, clients and the team. The position work from our new offices in downtown Vancouver with periodic opportunity to work from PositionThis position is a full-time permanent position for an experienced corporate communications professional with experience in a consulting environment. Our Ideal CandidateYou have excellent writing and research skills and exceptional time management skills and are always on top of your to do list: that list may have 10 items, but you do 11 and report back on status throughout.

You have a 100% focus on details. You are detailed oriented and find satisfaction in making things just right. You have hustle, are curious and want to learn. You like working as part of a team, but are confident and accountable when working independently.

You take feedback maturely and with a growth come with a good sense of humour and are enthusiastic to join a close-knit team of staff and associates who love to collaborate with each to deliver excellent results for our clients.ResponsibilitiesResearch potential clientsManages own tasks, tracks against project critical pathsUpdates client critical paths Engages in vendor relations, including with printers, venues, food and beverage providers, etc.Produces and revises documents in PowerPoint including: editing, SmartArt, icons and layoutUses Mail Chimp to assist in the development of Coast Communications and/or client newsletters including: inputs content including blog posting and invitations, uploads, manages and maintains lists and reviews metrics and provides advice on impacts of content distributionAssists in development of social media plans for clientsDevelops client social media editorial calendarsProvides social media reports with analytics Research and develops social media postsDevelops simple graphics using Canva or other tools for client social media contentResearch media outlets, helps build media lists Research and edits stakeholder and invitation lists in ExcelAssists in crises by monitoring media, developing written materialRequirementsFour to six year’s experience in corporate communications Consulting experience a considerable assetAdvanced office computer skills and troubleshooting, including all Microsoft productsExperience in social media, web, including managing and/or updating websites and developing digital metrics such as Google Analytics and social channelsAdvanced copy editing and document formatting experience and familiarity with CP Style GuideWell-organized, able to work with deadlines and manage multiple projects at onceNatural interest and engagement in “issues of the day” and media coverage of those issuesCommitment to the corporate communications profession and learning best practices, principles and techniquesVery strong organizational skills including working on multiple projects at onceExcellent interpersonal communication skills, outgoing and confident but committed to a learning environment where there is frequent coaching and feedback24/7 availability to assist in a crisisUndergraduate/or diploma/graduate degree in fields such as: liberal arts, English, political science, public relations, communications, business/commerce, journalism, social estimated starting base salary for the role is between $60,000 to $70,000. For more information about Coast Communications, please visit