PR & Communications Manager

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


About Us

Elevate is Canada’s largest tech and innovation festival. We’re a community driven festival that brings together world-class speakers, international media, emerging and scaling startups, forward-thinking corporates and top investors to help raise the profile of the Canadian tech and innovation ecosystem.

We believe

Diversity is our strength: We think that diversity is a tremendous source of strength and that our communities, workplaces, and governments are made stronger by including the voices of everyone.

Disrupt together: We know that collaboration is key to fueling our innovation ecosystem. By partnering with and building off of each other, Canada can win on the global stage.

It’s our time: We believe that global ideas live here. As a leader in artificial intelligence, fintech and blockchain, quantum computing, healthcare, and more, Canada is on the leading edge of the technologies that are shaping tomorrow.

With over 10,000 expected attendees, 250 speakers and over 100 different venues for 2018, we’re growing fast. We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to help execute an exciting vision with our growing team.

We’re looking for:

We are looking for a robust Communications Manager to work directly with our programming and marketing team to lead all aspects of Elevate’s communications strategy including the development of content across all digital platforms, recruiting national and international media to attend & cover Elevate, developing long term communication & content strategies and leading our crisis communications strategy.

You’ll build and maintain relationships with key journalists, influencers, analysts and external stakeholders. Your superior writing skills, attention to detail and ability to think two-steps ahead is unparalleled, and you have a depth of technology knowledge with strong focus and interest in digital and social media. A background and familiarity with the Toronto tech and innovation ecosystem is a huge plus.

Ultimately, you’ll produce engaging content that connects with our audience and boosts engagement with our brand while ensuring top tier national and international media attend and write about Elevate.

Request: Please share samples of your work by including either a portfolio or links to your published articles along with your application.



Qualifications and Skills


Working at Elevate isn’t a job. It’s a journey.

Everyone who works at Elevate is on a mission. A mission to show the world that Canada is a global leader in tech and innovation; that we’re on the cutting edge. That we’re diverse and inclusive. That it’s our time.

Below are some of the benefits you'll receive:

Deadline: Applications for this position will close Friday, May 25th at 11:59 p.m.

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