PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021
VICE PRESIDENT, CLIENT STRATEGY
New York, NY
Does being at the center of today’s most innovative companies excite you? Do you want to pitch and develop creative PR strategies for emerging tech leaders? Do you want to collaborate with senior PR executives to help clients accelerate growth?
Join the RAISE team, a leading boutique PR firm celebrating its 10th anniversary. Founded by seasoned communications strategist and PR executive Cari Sommer, RAISE Communications has been selected by hundreds of tech founders and CEOs of venture-backed startups to be the communications advisory and PR team of choice.
RAISE Communications is a leading boutique PR firm that specializes in B2B tech, FinTech, EdTech and Venture Capital. We help translate big ideas into stories that inspire and influence. With a diverse portfolio of clients from seed stage launches to later stage and public companies, we partner with leadership teams to help drive growth at every step of the cycle.
We are looking for an innovative self-starter to be our Vice President. The position will be based out of NYC, with the option to work remotely and transition to an in-office position when it’s safe to do so.
If you’re an independent problem-solver with media relations experience and deep knowledge of the B2B technology sector, we want you on our team. As someone who enjoys connecting with others, you’ll have the opportunity to manage senior directors while reporting directly to the CEO and Founder.
WE ARE SEEKING SOMEONE WHO IS…
A big-picture thinker: executes vision by balancing strategy and rolling up their sleeves so they can deliver high quality, detailed work.
Relationship-oriented: gets as excited as we do about “WOWing” clients and approaching work with a “yes” attitude.
Team-oriented: considers “we before me” so we can all support each other to deliver great work; hence, making brand integrity our top priority.
Growth-minded: always looking for the next win—the big story, landing a new client, or getting a gushing review after a client meeting.
A self-starter: thrives in a fast-growing company, and enjoys being proactive by jumping into opportunities and helping wherever there’s opportunity.
Creative: believes that every challenge has a solution—and that sometimes the solution needs to be created.
Goal-driven: has experience building communications/PR programs that not only achieve clear targets but also surpasses our client’s expectations.
WITH CLIENTS BEING TOP OF MIND, YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE:
Client Strategy and Media Relations:
Build and lead strategic public relations and editorial programs designed to meet client goals and business objectives for a diverse client portfolio in the technology sector.
Provide top tier strategic counsel to clients. Foster and maintain strong client relationships.
Serve as a day-to-day client contact, and manage work streams and teams on program execution, including material development and oversight as well as project and account management.
Manage production of day-to-day client deliverables and press materials, including researching, drafting and editing communications plans, press releases, fact sheets, talking points, Op-Eds and memos.
Mentor, counsel, and coach team members for success.
Growing the agency’s visibility to support the development of new business opportunities including identifying target business prospects, playing a key role in the pitch process, creating content, social media, and marketing on behalf of the agency.
Provide leadership to grow the agency’s visibility and reputation through the development of new business initiatives.
THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
10+ years of media experience
Excellent writing skills
Expertise and deep knowledge in the B2B Technology sector
Ability to turn ideas into actionable plans that align with business objectives
Track-record of sustained, high-quality work in fast-paced environments
Project management experience tracking details and progress toward goals
Direct, transparent, efficient, and inclusive communication skills
Experience winning new clients and closing six-figure deals, in the following sectors: B2B Tech, FinTech, and/or EdTech
Writing, editing, and standardizing PR briefs and communications for various clients who have different voices and industry nuances
Experience working with a collaborative team of both junior and senior executives with deep domain expertise
WHAT WE OFFER
In order to foster a unified culture that keeps us collaborating and keeps us productive, we recognize the importance of investing in our employees. Benefits can be customized to your wants and needs. Basic benefits include:
Medical, vision, and dental insurance
Paid vacation and personal time off.
Professional/educational development opportunities
If this sounds like a great job for you, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a few lines about why you’re a good fit for the role.
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