Vice President, Public Relations

Employer
Location
Cambridge
Posted
Jan 30, 2012
Closes
Feb 29, 2012
Contact
Meghan Cavanaugh
Duration
Full Time
LaunchSquad, a leading emerging-tech communications firm with offices in San Francisco, New York and Boston, is looking for an experienced PR professional to join the Boston team at the Vice President level.

At LaunchSquad, we work with some of the world's most innovative, high-growth technology companies, driving creative PR, social media and content creation programs. The Vice President will serve as a senior leader on accounts and play a key role in generating and prospecting new business leads for the Boston office. In addition to client service and business development initiatives, the Vice President will help nurture and develop talent in the Boston office.

The right candidate for this role will have tech start-up experience and a willingness to do everything from the small to the strategic on accounts. Experience conceptualizing and implementing PR programs with multimedia content from soup to nuts is a must.

LaunchSquad offers a fun, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment. We are looking for candidates who have an independent, creative streak and a whatever-it-takes attitude with clients and teams. This is a dynamic role for someone interested in leading and growing teams while continuing to try new things and learn alongside a collegial group of talented professionals.

Requirements:
7-10 years of PR experience; some agency and technology/Internet experience is required
Senior level management experience and/or experience growing an agency or practice area preferred
Proven track record generating new ideas and opportunities to expand client programs and services
Ability to independently create and implement tech PR programs and execute seamlessly across multiple accounts
Extensive media relations and client services experience
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Team-oriented approach to PR
Entrepreneurial spirit
A sense of humor helps too


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume.

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