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Senior Advisor, Public Relations

Business Unit:  Corporate
Career Area:  Operations and Administration

Montréal, Quebec, CA

At GardaWorld, there is a whole career waiting for you!


GardaWorld is currently looking for a Senior Advisor, Public Relations



Location: Ville St-Laurent



The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing effective external communication strategies to enhance GardaWorld’s corporate narrative and brand awareness, as well as proactively manage the company’s reputation. This position will play a crucial role in fostering positive relationships with the media, stakeholders, and the public, ensuring that our organization's message is effectively communicated and aligned with our strategic objectives. The successful candidate will possess exceptional communication skills, a strong understanding of media relations, and a proven track record of successfully managing public relations campaigns.





  • Develop and execute comprehensive public and media relations strategies that align with the organization's overall objectives.
  • Proactively build and maintain positive relationships with key media representatives, stakeholders, and industry influencers.
  • Craft and disseminate compelling press releases, media kits, and other communication materials to promote the organization's initiatives, achievements, and events.
  • Monitor media coverage and public perceptions of the organization, identifying potential risks and opportunities for proactive communication strategies.
  • Build and evolve infrastructure necessary for world class media relations function.
  • Handle media inquiries and prepare executives and staff for public appearances and interviews.
  • Coordinate and organize media events and other promotional activities to enhance the organization's public presence.
  • Collaborate closely with other global communications and/or marketing functions to ensure consistency in messaging and branding across all communication channels.
  • Monitor and analyze public relations metrics and performance indicators to assess the effectiveness of communication strategies and campaigns.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, competitor activities, and relevant news to provide timely insights and recommendations to the organization's leadership.



  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or a related field.
  • Proven work experience as a Public Relations Advisor or in a similar role within the public relations or communications field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong understanding of media relations, crisis management, and public relations best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with media professionals, stakeholders, and key influencers.
  • Proficiency in using PR and communication tools, including media monitoring software and social media platforms.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills with a strategic mindset and a proactive approach to handling challenges.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve common goals.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment or a public relations agency.


What GardaWorld can offer you:


  • Be part of a committed and competent team within a growing company
  • Competitive salary
  • Group insurance
  • Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer contribution
  • Access to a gym located at our head office
  • Cafeteria offering delicious lunches
  • Free parking at the office
  • Managers who care about the well-being of their employees.
  • Take advantage of professional development opportunities, including access to industry conferences, and training sessions.

GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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