Vice President - Catalyst | Holmes Report Jobs Board
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Vice President - Catalyst

New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA

Catalyst is seeking a Vice President of Accounts to oversee our portfolio of public relations clients and optimize their strategic sports partnerships. You will shape and steward our clients’ partnerships with major properties, professional teams, and leagues, as well as manage accounts overall, lead the account teams, and develop new business. 

Catalyst is a talented group of communications, public relations, and marketing professionals responsible for creating innovative strategies and campaigns for influential consumer, technology, and lifestyle brands. You will have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of Catalyst by securing new clients and we also want you to bring creativity and thoughtful leadership to the table. 

You should be an enthusiastic, strategic, and tactical communications professional, with a background in public relations and sports initiatives, possessing an appreciation for the business of entertainment, a curiosity for the world-at-large, and enjoy working in a highly iterative and agile environment. 


- Develop client strategies for partnership opportunities, activations, and communications efforts, with a focus on sports marketing 

- Identify new business opportunities and expand our portfolio through new clients as well as growing current client business 

- Negotiate and advise on all aspects of negotiations and contractual fulfillment, ensuring client marketing needs are met and budgets are managed 

- Consult as sports partnerships subject matter expert for clients 

- Remain engaged and attuned to partnership opportunities, educating clients on events, noteworthy trends, and marketplace insight 

- Manage third parties including external agencies and vendors 

- Oversee and nurture a team of great account coordinators, account executives, and account managers, creating an engaging environment of growth and learning 


- Strong understanding of public relations and brand marketing 

- Strong consumer and sports PR leadership within division, agency or flagship account 

- Experience working with global lifestyle brands 

- Track record leading big-brand sports initiatives for league sponsors. 

- Experience working with the major properties and leagues; NFL experience preferred 

- Strong business development track record, with experience securing, growing and leading top-tier agency accounts 

- Ability to manage multiple accounts 

- Passion for developing talent and mentorship 

- Comfortable leading cross-office business across verticals and geography 

- Experience navigating elements of sports sponsorships at the executive and C-suite levels on behalf of and alongside clients 


About Catalyst 

Established in 2005, Catalyst is a modern-day PR and marketing agency with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Charlotte. Client partners include Microsoft, Under Armour, Michelob Ultra, Marriott International, NRG, Microsoft, Nestle, Georgia Pacific, USAA and VISA. 

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