Senior Account Supervisor - Consumer
Senior Account Supervisor – Consumer
Havas Formula is seeking a Senior Account Supervisor to join our NYC office. The SAS role requires at least 6 years of broad PR experience. The ideal candidate will have particular expertise in food and consumer products and services.
We are a national public relations agency with offices in NY, Chicago, Miami, LA and San Diego. We have premier clients across the country and were recently ranked a “Best Place to Work” by the Holmes Report.
The Senior Account Supervisor adds creative perspective and strategic input on multiple client programs, typically managing 5-8 accounts. Supports senior management in development of strategic, creative and leverages strategy and innovative programming for clients. The SAS has a full understanding of the client needs, objectives and KPIs and applies project management, programming, budgeting, staff leadership and management skills to assignments. Creates ideas and processes to manage national PR programs. Builds excellent client rapport and ensures client satisfaction. Manages a team of professional junior staff and takes the responsibility for the team’s success on assigned projects.
Media | Influencer Relations
Team Management | Mentoring
Writing | Editing
Events | Campaigns Management
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (communications, liberal arts, business or marketing focus preferred)
Skills & Abilities Required
Excellent presentation skills and comfortable speaking in front of groups. Staff- and client respected leadership qualities demonstrating proven ability to lead by example. Possesses motivational capabilities in a highly pressurized environment. Is appropriate, approachable and fair. Has strong analytical and problem solving skills including handling “hot seat” situations. Meets tight deadlines and has an exceptional eye for details.
Strong people management skills to include the ability to mentor staff and provide direction and objectives, performance counseling and skill building. Ability to manage up and down in the organization. Knowledge of when to rely on personal judgment and when to seek advice. Good delegation skills. Strong independence, solid judgement, drive and influence. Entrepreneurial spirit, passion and intellectual curiosity. Must be collaborative, resourceful, solutions focused and results driven.
Strong writing (AP style), editing, listening and verbal communications skills. Capable of multitasking, prioritizing and organizing. Self-motivated and able to work well in a collaborative environment as well as individually. Effectively manages time and follow up. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and use|development of media databases.