Vice President, Business & Tech PR

Location
New York, NY, United States
Date Posted November 5, 2019
Category Marketing & Media
Job Type Direct Hire

Description

A strategic communications firm with a reputation for developing masterful strategies & providing valued strategic counsel for the highest profile corporations, media & business thought leaders is looking for a special communications executive to lead to oversee their business communications practice, managing a very strong team &  Corporate Communications, Crisis Management, Strategic Counsel, Content Creation engagements for highly visible & influential Business & Tech CEOs, as well as Global Investment firms.

This position is for someone driven to develop a best in class team and unique communications offering. The successful candidate will have exceptional client and team management skills and an ability to retain and develop business. We are looking for a team player who has deep connections across the media landscape, ability to provide strategic recommendations and motivate a team in a positive way to exceed expectations for our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with firm Management on strategies for practice growth, new business & division staff growth & development
  • Manage, lead & mentor team, managing the flow of account work
  • Serve as strategic communications counselor to clients, recommending insight-driven strategic programs and media activations that meet the clients’ business and communications objectives
  • Advise clients through complex business issues including transactions, executive transitions and crisis situations
  • Lead client meetings and strategy sessions
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities, both net new and organic business, delivering pitches & presentations, compellingly relaying the agency points of difference
  • Lead brainstorms and creative strategy planning for clients and internal projects
  • Write and develop strategic client documents and presentations
  • Conduct media training sessions and media interviews
  • Provide confidential Crisis Communications and Counsel for high profile Clients

Requirements:

  • 10 years business and/or technology communications experience
  • A dynamic approach to communications engagement and a drive to develop an exceptional team to deliver on it
  • Track record of exceptional media relations and a close network of influential media contacts
  • Entrepreneurial in work and approach to clients & media network
  • Strong writing skills
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