VP, PR

PRHybrid Remote, San Francisco, United States Boston, United States


Description

About us
We are a global marketing agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in little over two decades. Our success is due to a combination of factors. Talented people delivering award winning campaigns. Expanding client relationships into new markets or services. Making strategic acquisitions. TEAM LEWIS has won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, PRovoke Media, PR Daily, Bulldog, ICCO, European Excellence, PRCA Digital, Digital Impact, Global Digital Excellence.

Purpose of the role
The VP will play a significant role in new business development, actively prospecting for leads and leading credentials, RFIs and pitches. The VP will drive excellent and consistent service for client retention, growth and profitability. Championing a collaborative and positive culture and providing leadership and hands-on development of our people are important in this role.

Key responsibilities

  • Help drive new business activity, networking and developing strong prospect relationships

  • Lead and deliver RFIs, credentials and winning pitches

  • Help build and retain a high-caliber and motivated team – inspire and nurture a first-class culture in

    which people can excel with a clear career path

  • Manage and motivate direct reports, setting and reviewing goals; work to maximize strengths,

    improve weaknesses and support career development

  • Develop strong relationships with clients, providing ongoing strategic consultancy, program insights

    and creative initiatives for retention and organic growth

  • Ensure delivery of excellent, consistent service and measurable business results to clients

  • Promote and drive the integration of PR and digital marketing to deliver a cohesive service offering to

    clients

  • Manage business and operational elements, including client profitability, budgets and costs, resource

    planning, etc.,

  • Champion the cascading of US clients across the TEAM LEWIS global network

  • Be a collaborative, encouraging and supportive member of the US senior management team

    About you

    This is an opportunity to help grow a business based on your years of hands-on agency experience winning and developing accounts, as well as of retention and organic growth of existing clients. With rounded communications experience across PR, strategic communications, and digital marketing, you are comfortable talking about integrated marketing solutions involving creative, digital, demand generation, media, and reputation management. You have expertise in B2B and experience of the technology sector, but you have the aptitude to apply your skills to a variety of sectors. You lead by example, ever energetic, passionate, positive, and self-driven - you are inspirational to work with. Inherently collaborative, you enjoy working across teams, functions, and offices. You understand how to lead and motivate team members to achieve success for clients and the business. Experience of working in a fast paced and international environment is essential.

Additional requirements

  • Agency experience developing and managing B2B campaigns; tech sector experience

  • Experience integrating PR, digital marketing, content, and broader marketing activities

  • High level of business acumen: successful commercial and operational management

  • Ability to think strategically, anticipate future trends and potential pitfalls

  • Proven track record of meeting goals; evidence of consistently making good decisions through a combination of analysis, experience, and judgment

  • Excel at managing and leading ambitious and creative people; a collaborative team builder who can instill accountability and empower people to succeed

  • Knowledge of finance, operational/information systems, HR

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; an articulate and convincing presenter

  • Ability to problem solve, project manage and multi-task. Will take charge of a situation and act

  • Integrity, self-drive/initiative, relentless energy, and a sense of humor!

    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.

    TEAM LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that TEAM LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.

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