Director of Public Relations

JOB SUMMARY_

Media Virtuoso

We’re looking for an inspiring leader, strategic thinker, and brand architect with the skills and drive to grow our already thriving client list. More than a title holder, our ideal candidate delights in leading by doing, and dives into communications and marketing strategies that generate positive buzz and earned media for our clients. As a leader, this candidate also savors the role of mentor, and helps to raise up their department and the agency as a whole. Responsibilities also include the delicate handling of client crises, crafting public statements, public  engagements, and developing new business opportunities. As a department head, this person reports directly to MVNP’s President and CEO.

What you’ll do_

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an efficient, profitable PR department that helps further the business goals of the agency and the agency’s clients
  • Administer agency policies and procedures within the PR department, and work with agency management to help maintain a desirable working environment throughout the agency
  • Develop systems and procedures within the department to effectively and efficiently serve its clients
  • Develop and manage Crisis Plans
  • Develops new business strategies including proposals, budgets, and presentations
  • Oversee brand / creative development as they apply to your accounts
  • Search out and develop new business opportunities for both the agency and department 
  • Report to agency president and directors on status of client relations, problems, and opportunities

What you’ll need_

Required skills

  • A minimum of ten years of agency and/or corporate public relations management experience  
  • A college degree in public relations, marketing or journalism
  • Account management experience, including strategic process planning
  • A media relations track record
  • Experience in crisis management and marketing communications
  • Experience in department/client budget management
  • Excellent writing, communication, organizational, and managerial skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment 

WORK WITH US_

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