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Senior Director, Project Delivery

Reporting Manager – Vice President, Business Development and Client Delivery

Position Overview

The Senior Director of Project Delivery is instrumental in managing the agency's primary client relationships and ensuring the delivery of high-quality communication strategies and solutions. This role requires a seasoned leader capable of steering client satisfaction and team development toward achieving strategic business goals.

Key Responsibilities

Client Management and Strategy:

  • Lead the strategic planning and execution for the agency’s core clients, directly contributing to their business objectives.
  • Oversee client onboarding, management, and the billing and closing processes, ensuring a seamless experience.
  • Identify and implement solutions preemptively for client issues, maintaining the role of expert counselor.
  • Champion new business opportunities through proposal development and presentation participation.

Communication and Material Development:

  • Develop and oversee the creation of comprehensive communication materials, including integrated communication plans, news releases, and social media content.
  • Serve as a regional/national domain expert, managing complex communications challenges effectively.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Manage and mentor a diverse team of communication professionals, fostering a culture of growth, positivity, and accountability.
  • Ensure quality delivery of account management services, including client reporting and competitive landscape analysis.
  • Lead the hiring and professional development of team members, reinforcing the agency’s commitment to excellence.

Qualifications:

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven expertise in servicing large clients and mission-critical engagements in all facets of public relations, preferably within an agency setting, including significant supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated success in managing client relationships and developing strategic communication plans.
  • Proficient in detail-oriented tasks, with a strong focus on accuracy in all forms of communication.

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate ideas and strategies compellingly.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire, motivate, and guide teams toward achieving collective and individual goals.
  • High emotional intelligence, facilitating effective interpersonal interactions and the ability to navigate diverse team dynamics.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • A proactive mindset, with a keen sense of initiative to identify opportunities for growth and improvement within client projects and team development.
  • Resilience and stress management.
  • A commitment to professional ethics and integrity, ensuring trust and transparency in all dealings with clients and team members.

Senior Manager

Position Overview

The Senior Manager is pivotal in leading and shaping the organization's public relations efforts. This individual is responsible for steering the development and execution of strategic PR plans, managing client relationships, and leading digital marketing initiatives. With a strong focus on team leadership and client service excellence, the Senior Manager will drive the agency's success in achieving communications goals.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Planning and Execution:

  • Develop strategic public relations plans and proposals that clearly outline objectives, strategies, and measurable outcomes for clients.
  • Lead the creation and management of project and annual budgets, ensuring alignment with client expectations and agency resources.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Lead and mentor teams, fostering a culture of growth and excellence through effective coaching and performance management.
  • Staff teams, according to client budgets, oversee project activities and ensure efficient resource allocation.

Industry Engagement and Media Relations:

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, media landscapes, and PR-related news to inform strategic decisions and client advisories.
  • Develop and execute social media and digital marketing campaigns that complement public relations objectives.
  • Play an active role in community and business development initiatives, expanding the agency's network and influence.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Manage client teams, establishing clear roles, responsibilities, and task ownership.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with media representatives, partners, and stakeholders to enhance campaign reach and effectiveness.
  • Lead client communications, status updates, and meetings confidently and professionally, providing strategic counsel and insights.

Critical Thinking and Strategic Counsel:

  • Apply excellent judgment in the development of communication strategies, balancing risks and benefits effectively.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in response to client needs, offering strategic guidance and actionable next steps.

Qualifications:

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Media, Public Relations, or a related field.
  • 6-8 years of experience in public relations, with a preference for agency background.
  • 3-5 years of management experience in a related role.
  • Proven track record of leadership in public relations, including campaign development, team management, and client service excellence.
  • Expertise in media relations, social media, and digital marketing strategies.

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate ideas and strategies compellingly.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire, motivate, and guide teams toward achieving collective and individual goals.
  • High emotional intelligence, facilitating effective interpersonal interactions and the ability to navigate diverse team dynamics.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • A proactive mindset, with a keen sense of initiative to identify opportunities for growth and improvement within client projects and team development.
  • Resilience and stress management.
  • A commitment to professional ethics and integrity, ensuring trust and transparency in all dealings with clients and team members.

Senior Associate

Reporting Manager – Senior Director, Client Delivery

Position Overview

The Senior Associate is a key player within the team, responsible for developing and executing public relations, marketing, and social media strategies. This role requires strong relationships with clients, media, and influencers and excellent writing, editing, and project management skills. The Senior Associate will work closely with senior leadership to implement program strategies and contribute to the growth of client accounts.

Key Responsibilities

Client and Media Relations:

  • Build and maintain productive relationships with clients and key media contacts, including editors, reporters, bloggers, and influencers.
  • Act as a secondary lead on smaller client teams and a key supporting member on larger teams, serving as a day-to-day client contact.

Strategy Development and Implementation:

  • Collaborate with directors and senior directors to develop public relations and marketing plans.
  • Coordinate team efforts to implement strategies across public relations, marketing, and social media.

Content Creation and Media Relations:

  • Create high-quality written materials with minimal need for edits, including press releases, pitch letters, and social media content.
  • Conduct media relations tasks, including pitching, follow-up, and campaign fulfillment.

Research and Analytics:

  • Conduct research and measure PR, marketing, and social media campaign results, including compiling press clips and writing reports on media placements and digital analytics.
  • Develop social media analytics and recommendations for advertising needs and budgets.

Project Management:

  • Demonstrate strong project management skills, ensuring adherence to timelines, deadlines, and approval.
  • Utilize project management tools effectively to track tasks and projects.

Administrative Support:

  • Assist with administrative tasks, including compiling meeting notes and agendas.
  • Responsible for accurate timekeeping and projections using Harvest or similar systems.

Qualifications:

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Media, Public Relations, or a related field preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in public relations, with a preference for agency background.
  • Proficient in online research, media list development, and social media management.
  • Experienced with MS Office, Cision, time tracking, and other standard office productivity tools.

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate ideas and strategies compellingly.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire, motivate, and guide teams toward achieving collective and individual goals.
  • High emotional intelligence, facilitating effective interpersonal interactions and the ability to navigate diverse team dynamics.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • A proactive mindset, with a keen sense of initiative to identify opportunities for growth and improvement within client projects and team development.
  • Resilience and stress management.
  • A commitment to professional ethics and integrity, ensuring trust and transparency in all dealings with clients and team members.

Associate

Position Overview

The Associate position is an entry-level role designed for individuals beginning their career in public relations. This role focuses on supporting client teams, engaging in a variety of tasks from media content creation to research and administrative support. The ideal candidate possesses a proactive attitude, the ability to multitask across projects, and a commitment to learning and growth within the PR field.

Key Responsibilities

Content Creation and Media Coordination:

  • Draft and edit initial versions of public relations materials, including press releases, advisories, and media correspondence.
  • Assist in coordinating media content and engaging in media relations activities, such as compiling media lists and conducting outreach to local, regional, and trade outlets.

Research and Monitoring:

  • Conduct comprehensive online research to support PR initiatives.
  • Monitor news and social media for client mentions, maintaining accurate tracking reports.

Social Media and Administrative Support:

  • Develop social media content for both the agency and its clients.
  • Provide administrative support as needed, including compiling meeting notes and agendas.
  • Ensure the accuracy and proofreading of all public relations documents and statements.

Project Management:

  • Manage and organize multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely completion and accuracy.

Qualifications:

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Media, Public Relations, or a related field preferred.
  • Attitude, aptitude, and drive needed to succeed. 
  • Fluent or committed to learning AP Style and proficient in online research, with above-average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of media relations, content development, digital communication, and the impact of public relations on corporate success.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate ideas and strategies compellingly.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire, motivate, and guide teams toward achieving collective and individual goals.
  • High emotional intelligence, facilitating effective interpersonal interactions and the ability to navigate diverse team dynamics.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • A proactive mindset, with a keen sense of initiative to identify opportunities for growth and improvement within client projects and team development.
  • Resilience and stress management.
  • A commitment to professional ethics and integrity, ensuring trust and transparency in all dealings with clients and team members.
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