Vice President

San Francisco
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Ms. Heather Sullivan
Full Time
Qualified candidates must have:

• A bachelor’s degree and minimum of 12 years public relations, public affairs, Hill, policy, nonprofit, foundation or related experience;
• Experience working with nonprofits and foundations and an extensive network of contacts in the field, particularly on the West Coast;
• Extensive experience managing all aspects of a project or account, including strategy and implementation as well as budget and client satisfaction;
• Superior writing and editing skills;
• Outstanding speaking skills and an ability to win over a crowd instantly;
• A willingness to travel.

A successful candidate will demonstrate proven creative talents, providing examples of developing strategy and messaging for successful campaigns and a track record of success at turning even the most challenging situations into big wins. We’re looking for someone who can visualize the big picture and then dig in to help make that vision a reality. This position will:

• Manage a small team in San Francisco;
• Lead multiple West Coast-based accounts and support other firm projects as needed;
• Pursue new business opportunities and help grow Spitfire’s presence on the West Coast;
• Lead sessions for Spitfire’s communications capacity-building trainings; and
• Be part of Spitfire’s senior management team.

Please send your resume as well as a cover letter explaining why you fit the bill to Inquiries must include salary requirements to be considered. For specific job responsibilities, visit

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