Candidate can be based in NY or Chicago
Ogilvy is seeking an accomplished Public Relations Professional to join as Managing Director to lead our highly integrated, collaborative corporate team. To be considered for this position, candidates should have fifteen plus years of experience in a Public Relations agency, corporate communications, or some combination of both, in a senior-level role reflecting experience with business development, people leadership and financial management. The talent must have prior experience working with financial services with strong knowledge of media -- asset management, fintech (AI, blockchain, etc.), banking, personal finance, insurance -- for B2B and/or B2C audiences -- and solid reporter relationships are key. An understanding of social and digital marketing and experience with integrated campaigns is a big plus.
The Managing Director will be responsible for all aspects of the Public Relations business in including, client service, business development, talent management and financial performance. This role will oversee planning and execution of high-quality client programs to meet business objectives and to grow existing business; develop and lead new client business; and manage and cultivate staff.
The Ogilvy culture is dynamic, creative and highly collaborative and requires leaders who are adept at forming partnerships and creating teams to move business objectives forward. This position will have the ability to make significant contributions to strategic direction for clients, the PR discipline and Ogilvy as a whole. The MD will report to the Group Managing Director, Head of Influence and Public Relations Domain.
Core Responsibilities & Skills:
The Managing Director will help drive business growth effectively lead the team and build key relationships within the Ogilvy network. To that end, the MD will:
Managing Directors must have: