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Account Supervisor/Group Manager - Weber Shandwick

New York, NY


Weber Shandwick New York has an exciting opportunity for an Account Supervisor/Group Manager to join our team. We are looking for a collaboration-minded person with excellent media relationships, account management, strategic planning, team management, and digital/social skills to help support a key automotive account.

Experience leading and executing automotive PR programming is required. 


  • Developing public relations action plans, goals, media targets and pitch angles that require input from senior team leadership 
  • Provide input on influencer relations marketing campaigns and tactics 
  •  Persuasively pitching consumer/lifestyle media and secure high-profile coverage for clients 
  •  Serving as the day-to-day client contact during program execution 
  •  Developing and managing timelines and weekly action plans to ensure all deadlines on client programs are met 
  •  Breaking down and managing detailed tasks with the account team associated with planning and implementing special public relations events such as press conferences, vehicle launches, drive programs etc. 
  •  Anticipating and proactively offering solutions to senior team leadership for executional issues specific to assigned programs 
  •  Coaching more junior team members 
  • Interact with senior management and input into tactics and strategies 
  •  Managing program and project budgets 
Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of communications experience, preferably in an agency environment 

  • Previous experience on automotive clients 

  • Strong influencer relations skills and relationships 

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, journalism, international relations, or a related field 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication/presentation skills; verbal and written 
  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills 

About Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 79 cities across 34 countries, with a network extending to 127 cities in 81 countries. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work. Weber Shandwick was the only public relations agency included on the Advertising Age Agency A-list in 2014 and 2015 and the only PR firm designated an A-List Agency Standout in 2017. Weber Shandwick was honored as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Holmes Report’s Global Agency of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015 and The Holmes Report’s Global Digital Agency of the Year in 2016. The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate social responsibility, financial communications and crisis management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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