PR Director of Client Services

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 21, 2014
Closes
Mar 23, 2014
Contact
Ms. Stacey Cohen
Duration
Full Time
Seeking PR Director of Client Services – New York City

We are seeking a PR Director of Client Services to join our dynamic growing marketing communications firm at our midtown office. This person is responsible for strategy, planning, supervision, and implementation relating to various projects/clients and business development initiatives. Must have experience and passion for non-profit, real estate, education and hospitality clients.

Account Management:
- Lead and manage client relationships, serving as primary contact to articulate strategic/tactical direction.
- Develop and implement PR/Marketing strategy for client’s business. Work with client and team to create clearly defined strategy, objectives, scope of work, action plan and metrics to measure success.
- Oversee deliverables of the extended internal team to ensure client's expectations are being met.
- Review media plans, public relations/social media programs, and creative strategies before submission to clients.
- Develop/deliver strategic client presentations or recommendations providing solutions and ideas for client’s unique challenges and seeks out information when necessary from other Company teams.

PR/Marketing:
- Utilize integrated marketing tools (advertising, social media, direct mail, interactive, etc.) as appropriate.
- Write/edit press releases, articles, fact sheets, blogs, speeches; pitch/place stories;
develop media relationships; monitor media activities; coordinate press conferences and special events.
- Understand media relations and possess a solid network of media contacts and a proven track record of placing stories.

Business Development:
- A candidate with a current book of business would be helpful
- Assist with identifying target organizations and key prospects and maintain a consistent pipeline of qualified prospects.
- Motivate teams to work together to maximize win rate by coaching and counseling on best practices.
- Attend local events and network effectively to generate leads with prospects and secure strategic alliances.

Staff Management/Development:
- Develop team members across capabilities by coaching, identifying areas for growth, establishing goals, keeping an open dialogue with team, identifying training opportunities.


Please provide salary requirements in your cover letter.

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