About Teneo

Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future.

Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges.

Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial transactions and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organizational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I.

The firm has more than 1,600 employees located in over 40 offices around the world.

As we continue to grow our operations in Canada, we are looking for a high calibre candidate to join our dynamic and professional Strategy and Communications team as a Senior Vice President based in Calgary, Alberta. This is a unique opportunity to play a critical role in building and expanding the Teneo Canada business.


A Senior Vice President within Teneo Strategy is the client facing member of our account teams.

As a Senior Vice President, you are responsible for developing communications strategy and providing senior-led advisory to clients. This may include, but not be limited to, online and offline communications strategy and tactics, long-term and rapid response planning, and crisis management. Senior Vice Presidents are sophisticated, client-facing individuals who are able to deal directly and solely with clients on corporate strategy, communications, investor relations, government affairs and public relations. Senior Vice Presidents will work hand in hand with senior members of the firm to manage client engagements and deliver best-in-class service.

The role is based in Calgary with a requirement of at least three days a week in the office.


  • Drive and develop communications strategies and campaigns on behalf of clients
  • Drive and contribute to the business development strategy and outreach, including proposal development and pitch participation, in Calgary and nationally
  • Work on Calgary-based client accounts and support client work in the Toronto and Montreal offices; opportunities to contribute to other global accounts when required
  • Responsible for preparing client ready strategic plans, press releases, talking points, Q&As, briefing memos, and distributed media materials; managing messages; and coordinating client program activities
  • Interact directly and be the point person with the clients to create and execute on communications initiatives
  • Responsibility for setting strategy and workloads for core account team and deliver high quality client service
  • Able to anticipate and understand client experiences and external trends to advise on how to best meet clients' current and future needs
  • Serve as a role model and mentor to colleagues
  • Establish priorities based on strategic direction, considering multiple perspectives and interdependencies with others
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines and timelines


  • 10-15 years in public relations/corporate communications/media/investor relations or relevant experience
  • Ability to provide strategic advice to senior level clients, including C-suite
  • Understanding of macro-economic, political and regulatory environments to inform strategic advice to clients
  • Strong media and business network in Calgary
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to develop and execute multiplatform communications strategies
  • Ability to think creatively, approach communications from new angles, and manage both up and down the organization
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication; experience delivering presentations in PowerPoint is required
  • Education - Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Agency/consulting experience preferred

What We Offer

As a Teneo employee, you'll enjoy unique benefits including flexible time off policy; medical, dental, and vision coverage; long-term disability, and life insurance; RRSP plan with corporate matching; team events; snacks; and other perks.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Teneo is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Teneo considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or sexual orientation or any other status protected by applicable law.

Total Compensation Package: Includes annualized bonus, RRSP match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of additional benefits and perks.

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