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POSITION:   Media Relations Specialist

LOCATION:  Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE:  Freelance


Reporting to the Managing Director, this position will support public relations initiatives for clients of On Q Communications.


  • Participate in strategy and brainstorm discussions for current clients and prospective clients.
  • Execute media relations plan and meet client goals on a monthly basis.
  • Daily monitoring of media (offline and online) highlighting subject areas that relate to our clients.
  • Proactively seeking media relations coverage on behalf of clients.
  • Work with On Q social media representative to cross-promote exposure for clients.
  • Monitor media requests and coverage on behalf of the client.
  • Monthly media reporting for each client.
  • Work towards building and growing strong relationships in the media (reporters/editors/producers) on behalf of our clients.
  • Work closely with the Managing Director and review responsibilities on a weekly basis.


  • 2 years experience in a public relations role.
  • Strong and current relationships with media is a bonus.
  • Experience using reporting software.
  • Work well independently and as a team member.
  • Strong collaborative skills and ability to influence.
  • Project management experience with the ability to reset priorities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience writing content for social media, blogs and websites and/or community management is advantageous

Ideal candidate is a dynamic self-starter, confident speaking on the phone and has a strong independent work ethic – an entrepreneurial spirit looking to advance in a position that is both challenging and rewarding, with lots of opportunity for growth.

Compensation:  To be negotiated based on hourly/retainer basis.

Please submit your resume to: and indicate the position of Media Relations Specialist in the title of the email.

If you are among the most suitable for the position, we will be in touch with you shortly to learn more!



On Q Communications is a boutique communications firm that works to strengthen the relationship between a company and its customers and prospects. With a strong foundation in traditional public relations and a proven record in gaining exposure for clients through social media, we specialize in capturing the hook to tell your story.








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