Current Opportunities

Account Manager, Montreal

Location(s): 

Montreal

FleishmanHillard HighRoad (FHR) is a leading, full-service communications agency specializing in Public Affairs, Corporate Reputation, Brand Marketing, Social, and Digital Innovation, and we are widely known for creating compelling and award-winning campaigns for our clients.  FHR is part of the FleishmanHillard network – one of the world’s largest international communications consultancies with more than 500 0employees in over 80 offices around the globe, and as a thriving Social & Innovation practice comprising more than 350 practitioners worldwide.

FleishmanHillard HighRoad’s unique and positive work culture encourages creativity and innovation as well as open communication, teamwork and a relaxed work atmosphere.

About the role:

As an Account Manager, you will develop local and national programs and work with national teams on Quebec strategy and execution, including media and influencers relations, social and digital strategy, events, issues management, etc. You will also be responsible for providing strategic counsel to a variety of clients, including the agency’s leading healthcare/pharma accounts. As account lead, you will oversee project execution as well as develop and maintain budgets, client invoicing and project deadlines. You will also be assisting with the firm’s new business development efforts, including proposal development, program creation and contribute to new business pitches.

As a senior member of the team, you will assist in overseeing the small but mighty Montreal team and mentor and coach your team members. You will inspire your team to produce exceptional work for FHR clients as well as champion new ideas that drive business growth. You will also foster a climate of partnership and teamwork between internal and external teams including clients, suppliers and partners.

What we're looking for:

Bachelor's degree or Graduate degree in communications, public relations and or marketing, is preferred

• Relevant experience in communications and/or public relations (6-8 years). Agency experience is strongly preferred

• You are perfectly bilingual (French & English) with superior writing and communications skills in both languages

• Proven ability to pitch and sell-in programs

• Top notch presentation and persuasion skills are a must. You’re known for your exceptional client relationship management skills because you actively listen to client needs and deliver results

• Superb organizational and project management skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands in a rapidly developing environment

• Demonstrated ability to develop and execute communications programs

• Ability to think strategically and manage daily client workload

• Experience and interest in healthcare/pharmaceutical and technology clients

• Ability and desire to travel across our offices when required

• You’re a natural leader with experience leading, managing, coaching and motivating a team

If you’re up for the challenge, please submit your cover letter and resume in French and in English to careers@fhhighroad.com and quote “AM MTL”.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We provide reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws.  Please contact us to request accommodation or send us an email at careers@fhhighroad.com.