Wellington Advocacy is a national full-service public affairs team with decades of professional experience serving as senior advisor in Canada’s highest political offices. We deliver a full range of government relations services, strategic communications, digital mobilization and global partnerships to corporations, trade associations, and non-profit organizations. Together, our team’s diverse skill set complements each other to ensure the best advice, analysis and mentorship to our partners and clients. We believe this culture is personally and professional rewarding, offering members of our team a meaningful role in making a difference.
Job Title: Junior Consultant, Government Relations, British Columbia
Wellington Advocacy is looking for a Junior Consultant to become part of the British Columbia Practice. Reporting directly to the Vice President, British Columbia, this role serves as a strategic representative of Wellington Advocacy to the stakeholders at the highest levels of the British Columbia Government and Wellington’s clients.
The Junior Consultant, Government Relations – British Columbia will:
- Support the Vice President of the British Columbia Practice in their responsibilities;
- Help clients navigate policy challenges and government engagement;
- Assist with the preparation of government relations plans, client presentations, memos, proposals and client briefing notes;
- Conduct research on a variety of issues across different sectors and identify potential opportunities and strategies for clients;
- Assist with developing, strategic plans for business development, communications, and advocacy;
- Develop strong working relationships with stakeholders;
- Ensure on-time delivery of assignments and projects despite client delay, changes in direction, and revised budgets;
- Prepare and hold the pen on the British Columbia Forward Planning calendar and maintain a database of marquee events in British Columbia to assist with Government Relations, Stakeholder Relations and Business Development;
- Act as an official note taker on all client facing calls;
- Use their knowledge, skill, and experience to assist the Corporation with its consulting services.
- Post-secondary education in political studies, public relations, communications or a related field;
- Very strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated strength in public presentations;
- A minimum 3-5 years’ experience in government or government relation;
- Established relationships with officials and political staff in key ministries and ministers’ offices;
- A strong understanding of the provincial government decision-making process;
- Bilingualism is an asset.
Qualified applicants should submit your cover letter and resume within the form below or to email@example.com
Wellington Advocacy is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace culture.