JOBS

Account Coordinator

Liberty village, Toronto / full time

We are a modern lifestyle PR agency with a passionate team of communicators that excel in the fashion, beauty, luxury and consumer CPG sectors.  Our bilingual team has offices in Toronto and Montreal and our work gets noticed across Canada, every day.

Our ideal Account Coordinator candidate is:

  • Pop culture savvy
  • Engaging
  • Persuasive
  • Collaborative
  • Curious
  • Committed to excellence
  • Team player
  • And above all – FUN!

 

Your Talents Include:

  • Exceptional organizational skills and time management capabilities
  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-pace setting
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Creative and connected
  • Media and blogger relationships
  • Event management support
  • Digital PR and social media savvy
  • Photography and video skills are an asset
  • Connecting all the dots to create effective storytelling and narratives
  • Forward thinking
  • Proficient in a Mac environment (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, INDesign and Mailchimp)
  • Ready and willing to make a difference
  • A self starter attitude
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • And above all – FUN! 

 

Who We Need:

We are looking for a dynamic Account Coordinator with drive and an entrepreneurial spirit to join our growing team in Toronto.  A true team player, you will be a key piece within our hyper creative and passionate team that delivers amazing programming and results across multiple accounts in the fashion, consumer and lifestyle sectors.  You will support senior team members in the research, ideation, and execution of best in class PR, social and digital campaigns that get noticed.  You have 2-3 years of Canadian PR experience with a solid understanding of the Canadian media and influencer landscape and a proven ability to get results and placements. Above all, you are an inspired and inspiring person that wants to break molds, challenge the status quo and have fun while doing it.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Help create innovative and amazing programming that sets our clients and company apart in an extremely cluttered and competitive marketplace
  • Conduct detailed research to help the team create winning strategies and client programs
  • Media and influencer relations
  • Event support (when the start to happen again!)
  • Develop and maintain media and influencer outreach lists
  • Write highly persuasive copy across all platforms (client strategy development; news releases; media/influencer pitches; key messages; Q&A; speeches/speaking notes; social postings; client updates and wrap reports; etc.)
  • Event management
  • Supplier and vendor research
  • Assist with mailers and other media and influencer outreach activities
  • Manage product sample and image requests from media and influencers
  • Monitor and analyze media and influencer coverage for client reporting
  • Manage daily client reports and content calendars
  • Manage client product inventory

 

What Else Helps:

  • University degree with PR, social media or digital marketing certificate an asset
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • A highly motivated team player, able to work well under pressure, highly organized and efficient
  • Solid knowledge of the Canadian media and influencer landscape
  • Strong interest in the fashion and beauty industries
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Willing to pitch in when needed

 

What We Can Offer You:

  • Flexible and positive work environment, opportunity to be part of a great team
  • Opportunity to work on globally known brands in the fashion and beauty sector
  • Collaborative team culture where everyone has the opportunity to receive mentorship, then shine and grow!
  • And did we say FUN yet?!

Public Relations Intern

Liberty village, Toronto / full time

Zak Communications is excited to hear from upcoming PR talent looking to dive into this fast-paced industry! 

If you want to roll up your sleeves and learn from some of the top lifestyle PR practitioners in the business, we want to hear from you!

You love beauty, fashion and lifestyle PR, are highly motivated and organized, and want to join a team environment at our modern lifestyle PR agency. We offer an exceptional work experience and an excellent opportunity to learn, grow and move up the ladder.

*Note: Ideally, this internship is part of a school program. This is a full-time position for a minimum duration of 3 months and an honorarium / stipend is available.

Requirements: 

  • Graduated from or enrolled in a Communications or Public Relations program
  • Previous internship experience an asset
  • Strong communication skills, bilingual is an asset
  • Exceptional organizational skills and priority management capabilities
  • Dynamic and energetic
  • Resourceful and positive, team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Interest in the beauty and fashion industry
  • Proficient in a Mac environment
  • Experienced in Excel, PowerPoint and data entering
  • Social media savvy

Key Responsibilities: 

Assist the team in all activities and projects related to our clients such as:

  • Press monitoring and clippings
  • Participating in various events and product launches
  • Assisting with mailers and media outreach
  • Coordinating fact checks and sample requests
  • Product inventory management
  • Updating client reports and media lists
  • Reception, general administrative tasks
  • Social media management

Public Relations Intern

mile end, montréal / full time

Zak Communications a hâte de découvrir les futurs talents en relations publiques qui cherchent à se familiariser avec cette industrie en évolution rapide !

Si vous êtes intéressé(e) à retrousser vos manches et mettre la main à la pâte et si vous désirez apprendre de certains des meilleurs professionnels en relations publiques dans le secteur «lifestyle», nous voulons vous rencontrer !

Vous aimeriez en apprendre plus sur les relations publiques dans les domaines de la beauté, la mode et le style de vie, vous êtes très motivé(e), organisé(e) et prêt(e) à rejoindre une équipe dynamique, au sein d’une agence de relations publiques moderne. Nous offrons une expérience de travail exceptionnelle et une excellente occasion d’apprendre, de grandir et de gravir les échelons dans le monde des relations publiques.

*À noter : Idéalement, ce stage fait partie d’un programme scolaire. Il s’agit d’un poste à temps plein d’une durée minimale de 3 mois et des honoraires sont disponibles.

Exigences :

  • Diplôme en communications ou relations publiques, en cours
  • Expérience de stage préférable
  • Excellentes habiletés pour la communication orale et écrite (bilingue pour Montréal)
  • Sens de l’organisation et de la gestion des priorités
  • Dynamique et énergique
  • Débrouillardise, attitude positive et capable à travailler en équipe
  • Une attention particulière aux détails
  • Intérêt pour l’industrie de la beauté, de la mode et ses médias
  • Connaissance de l’environnement Mac
  • Connaissance d’Excel, PowerPoint et entrée de données
  • Intérêt pour les médias sociaux

Responsabilités principales :

Assister les chargés de comptes dans leurs activités et projets:

  • Veille média
  • Participation aux évènements et aux lancements de presse
  • Aide avec les activités et envois liées aux relations avec les médias
  • Demandes médias (échantillons et images), mise à jour de fiches de renseignements
  • Gestion de l’inventaire des produits
  • Mise à jour des rapports de clients et de listes médias
  • Accueil, tâches administratives