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Publication or Company Harrison & Shriftman
Job Title Sr. Manager
Industry Advertising Agency, Entertainment, Marketing, Public Relations
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements The Senior Manager will perform a wide range of duties including development of client programs, strategic planning, staff development and financial management. This position will serve as a key liaison among client, account teams, and agency management.

Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients.

Demonstrate excellent presentation skills that effectively articulate ideas to clients, colleagues and others

Demonstrates full range of communications knowledge and utilizes rolodex of relationships to achieve clients’ business goals

Ability to spot digital trends and insights and share with teams in order to mobilize, develop, and motivate

Ability to create and present program recommendations and sell into clients when appropriate

Develop programs and collaborate effectively with teams. Use metrics and analytics to build business case, provide insight and counsel to clients

Active participant in seeking new business opportunities, the pitching process, and networking

Drive effective implementation of projects, identify appropriate resources, and delegate work appropriately. Manage projects, deliver highest quality work on time and on budget, and provide timely progress reports

Proficiency in writing and editing materials including client press releases, byline articles, correspondence, blog, social media content and reports

Stay abreast of trends and client competition

Provide ongoing strategic guidance to clients, anticipate needs, issues and trouble shoot problems

Manage account financials including, client billing, purchase orders, supplier invoicing expense reports and time entry for self and team; ensure team billability and account profitability. Contribute to management of client budgets

Work with top tier media including proactive pitching and relationship management

Educate self and others on agency resources and capabilities. Understand and activate H&S and Ketchum network effectively

Display and encourage creativity and innovation in self and others. Actively participate in and organize brainstorms, connect with creative resources, inspire and motivate team members

Manage performance drive accountability for self and others

Communicate clear, progressive direction to junior staff. Day-to-day direction of junior level team members including delegation, delivering feedback, and project management
Grow and retain talent by providing formal/informal feedback and coaching. Utilize talent management tools. Identify and drive participation in training

Exhibit effective interpersonal relations. Develop internal and external network of contacts for a competitive client advantage, new business, and talent attraction for agency.
About Our Company Harrison & Shriftman is a Ketchum boutique public relations, special events and marketing agency that specializes in building brands in the luxury sector, including the fashion, lifestyle, travel and hospitality, publishing, and entertainment industries.

With the focus and entrepreneurial spirit of a boutique firm coupled with the talent and resources of a global public relations agency, Harrison & Shriftman is uniquely positioned to assist brands in evaluating and realizing their strategic growth opportunities through personal attention and customized services.

H&S has more than 15 years of experience of transforming luxury brands around the world through groundbreaking ideas, memorable product promotions, innovative special events, and strategic public relations.

Through its strategic alliance with Ketchum, Harrison & Shriftman is able to leverage Ketchum’s full spectrum of communications services and global network of offices to deliver exceptional results for clients, which include such leading brands such as JW Marriott, BlackBerry, Grey Goose, W South Beach Hotel, Lotus, Sony Ericsson and Baume & Mercier, among many others.

Harrison & Shriftman’s wide range of client services include these areas of specialization and expertise:
Public relations
Brand revitalization and relaunch strategy
Strategic partnerships and sponsorships
Relationship networking
Image building
Positioning assessment and refinement
Event management and production
Experiential marketing
Celebrity and influencer relations and procurement
Digital and social media strategy consultation
Research and analysis

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