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Vice President, Public Affairs

Toronto / April 7, 2021

Proof Strategies is looking for an exceptional public affairs expert to build, grow and lead a focused Public Affairs team located in the Toronto office.  The successful candidate will report to the Senior Vice President of Corporate and work closely with our government relations team.  This person will be responsible for helping chart a direction for how the firm will add value to current and new clients that require public affairs counsel and support, in alignment with the firm’s innovative, strategy-first approach.  Our public affairs approach brings together talent from across the agency to deliver a modern, integrated solution to client needs. Challenges don’t fit into neat boxes, so our nimble approach produces tailored solutions for every occasion, ranging from digital advocacy, public opinion research, government relations, advertising, message development and more. We measure everything.

The candidate will lead current staff and clients that are operating in the public affairs space in Toronto, collaborate with the firm’s practices and offices, provide strategic counsel to clients, create organic and new business growth, and participate in thought leadership activities that provide perspective and value for clients, as well as grow the profile of the firm.  This role requires an energetic, highly collaborative self-starter with a track record of business development and an established network in business, government, public services, not-for-profit and media.

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Proof Strategies is dedicated to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Proof Strategies:

For leaders responsible for managing, protecting and building organizations and brands, Proof Strategies is a public relations and communications partner that “asks better questions” to create insight, grow trust and achieve success.

Founded in 1994 and now with close to 300 awards for client work and industry leadership, we were named Canada’s PR Team of the Year in 2020 by the Canadian PR Society. The independently owned Proof family of companies has more than 200 team members in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa and Washington, DC. Proof Strategies collaborates with independently-owned WE Agency (formerly Waggener Edstrom), reaching more than 100 additional international markets.

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