PR Director of Client Services
Seeking PR Director of Client Services – New York CityWe 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.