IGM Financial is one of Canada’s premier personal financial services companies and one of the country’s largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with approximately $161 billion in total assets under management. Its activities are carried out principally through IG Wealth Management, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.
Based in Toronto and reporting to the Vice President, Sponsorship, Corporate and Community Engagement, the Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs is a highly visible and engaged strategic thinker, influencer, advisor and communicator responsible for IGM Financial’s public and media relations, reputation management and supporting brand building nationally. A highly trusted and credible senior advisor to IGM Financial’s senior leadership team, she/he delivers strategic corporate messages across multiple media and communication channels. A gifted communicator, this leader will proactively see and strategically create opportunities that ‘shine the light’ on IGM Financial’s leaders and the innovative work IGM Financial leads within the industry. Social and digital media savvy, the Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs will inspire internal and external stakeholders alike with her/his ability to powerfully communicate key corporate messages to the market. She/he will be able to leverage and develop her/his extensive media network to ensure the most comprehensive, proactive and responsive corporate and media relations plans and will drive the strategic messaging of IGM Financial’s brand across Canada.
The ideal Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs will bring 10+ years of communications, public relations, business and leadership experience working within a financial services organization. A savvy and key communicator with exceptional judgment, the Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs is a highly networked and seasoned communications leader with proven success building and effectively developing the corporate profile of a business through multimedia and social media platforms nationally or internationally. Acting as a key leader of IGM Financial’s external communications, media relations and public affairs teams, she/he brings seasoned judgment and perspective to the business with the ability to build relationships with the media and other communication channels on IGM Financial’s behalf.
An experienced leader, she/he has deep knowledge about IGM Financial’s business and knows how to execute a corporate communications and public affairs strategy, all the while building essential buy-in and alignment cross-functionally. Inspiring, collaborative and strategic, the successful Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs is an experienced senior communications executive with exceptional advisory, public relations and relationship building skills, and proven leadership experience in the evolving financial services industry. This is truly an outstanding opportunity for an inspirational public relations and communications leader to contribute to distinguishing IGM Financial as a global leader in financial services, investment and wealth management, through compelling and creative corporate branding, marketing, earned media exposure and effective communications strategies.
If you are interested in exploring this exciting this exciting Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs position at IGM Financial, please provide a detailed cover letter and resume highlighting your relevant financial services communications and public relations executive leadership experience to Lisa Heidman LL.B., ICD.D, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arlington Partners International at firstname.lastname@example.org and Mireille Macia, Senior Client Partner, Assessment at email@example.com.