Job Description

OVERVIEW: Essentially, you will specialize in helping clients achieve their capital markets objectives. You would lead a team that offers a comprehensive suite of services including:

  • Investor Relations;
  • Transaction Communications;
  • Corporate Communications;
  • Crisis Communications and;
  • Special Situations Expertise.

You would work with a team of strategic-minded, communications professionals, who also have first-hand capital markets experience, and assist companies in navigating the evolving regulatory landscape and elevating their corporate profiles in increasingly competitive capital markets. NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada’s largest privately held communications firm, is looking for an experienced capital markets professional and strong leader to join our team as Vice-President, Practice Lead, Capital Markets. We are an award-winning, agency whose work and team are making a difference during this global pandemic, and we need a seasoned communications practitioner with strong investor relations and financial communications experience to lead and grow our integrated offering in Toronto.


  • Sit on the management team and be an active participant in fulfilling the vision of the office/Firm;
  • Contribute to the overall culture and professional development of the office and the Firm through employee training, involvement in local and national committee work;
  • Running the day-to-day operations of the Capital Markets practice and have fiscal responsibility for the group;
  • Detail the offering of the practice and ensure topflight services and pricing;
  • Build investor relations and financial communications programs around the needs of clients and modify these strategies as the client’s companies evolve and the client’s needs change;
  • Develop business, both organic and new, while setting and meeting annual targets;
  • Work in close collaboration with other leaders in our office and across our global network and will work in partnership with other practice leads to ensure the integration of the Capital Markets services into relevant client mandates;
  • Put together the right team to win and service business;
  • Act as a steward of the Firm’s values of Quality, Innovation, Commitment, Respect, Collaboration, Integrity and Responsibility;
  • Lead by example, creating a safe working environment for all members of our team, allowing them to bring their whole self to work each day;
  • Act as a coach and mentor to our team;
  • Be kind, curious and ambitious;
  • Help us create the kind of culture where staff mature and develop


  • 7+ years in the communications profession, in a senior business position, or in a public relations consulting or staff position
  • Track record in client service excellence and relationship building
  • Deep sectoral knowledge and specialized expertise

ABOUT NATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS: The Capital Markets team has provided strategic counsel to its clients for over 20 years; helping companies at all stages navigate change, leverage opportunities and enhance value. The Capital Markets team provides investor relations, transaction and corporate communications services as well as crisis and special situations support. Our team of trusted advisors has worked in-house at public companies and on the trading floor, brought newly public companies to market, and advised on high-profile joint ventures and multi-billion dollar acquisitions. Their deep bench strength is backed by a multidisciplinary team of communications specialists. They collaborate closely with these experts to create a superior offering that meets the dynamic needs of their clients. There is no other firm in Canada with the capital markets expertise, national and international reach, and scope of services to seamlessly meet client needs.

They connect clients to the people who matter most, with the right message, at the right time. Grounded in research, insight and deep sector understanding, they provide creative communications solutions that move people in thought and actions. They bring together teams of discipline experts from across their network to deliver bold thinking that shapes businesses, communities and culture. For over 40 years, NATIONAL has been at the centre of issues and industries that matter, leading change for today and tomorrow.

HISTORY: NATIONAL Capital Markets grew from NATIONAL’s acquisition of Equicom, Canada’s largest investor relations firm, from the TMX Group Inc., in 2015. Founded in 1996, Equicom boasted a client roster that included a cross-section of large and small businesses listed in Canada and around the world, serviced through offices in Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. Equicom was acquired by the TMX Group in 2007 to provide its listed issuers with a national presence, relationships, professional IR support, and knowledge of the Canadian capital markets.

SALARY: $180,000 to $230,000 or Negotiable. We are happy to work with you to develop a winning formula. Call Jeff below to discuss remuneration "off the record", before we go too far.

CONTACT: Jeff Richmond (416) 238-6400 (866) 222-6400

NATIONAL is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Upon request, accommodation will be provided for persons with disabilities through all stages of the recruitment and selection process. COVID-19 vaccines are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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180,000.00 CAD

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230,000.00 CAD

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Full-Time Regular

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