Ogilvy Public Relations is seeking an accomplished, media-savvy Public Relations professional with 7-10 years experience to join our media influence practice. Our Vice President will function as a leader on the team, managing a large pieces of business and serving as media relations and account lead across multiple accounts. She/he will be an emerging company leader, demonstrating high-level professional knowledge and skills at both the strategic and tactical level, taking an active role in media relations. She/he should have project management, budgeting, counseling, programming, writing and people management skills. Our Vice President must also possess the ability to deliver and grow new and existing business and possess a strong track record of managing PR account teams that deliver superior results.
Our vice president will counsel at senior levels and oversee the development and delivery of high-quality work. S/he will play a significant account and business development role, as well as a leadership and mentor role on the team.
Day to day responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will have 7+ years of relevant experience (agency experience a must) and proven ability to financially manage large accounts, including experience accurately forecasting budgets and keeping projects on schedule. Must a results-oriented leader with a strategic mindset, coupled with willingness to “roll up sleeves” for effective results.