VP, CEO Comms - WE Communications | Holmes Report Jobs Board
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VP, CEO Comms - WE Communications

Seattle, WA

You're a technology public relations/communications professional with great executive communications experience. You are a thought leader and a communications trailblazer who shapes the voice of the world's top tech brands. Being bold, taking risks and pushing boundaries is your first love; skillfully navigating a complex business environment and strategically counseling clients across geographies is second nature. 

You bring your leadership savvy and we'll pair you with an amazing client that is shaping the future of tech.  Together we'll further build the platform for one of the world's leading executive voices in tech.  Sound like your dream job? Come join the family, our mission is a big one and we're looking for the very best!

WE has a tremendous opportunity for a leadership position is Seattle or Portland as a public relations Vice President helping build executive platforms.  This role will report to the senior vice president of CEO Comms and partner with the president of the Technology Sector at the agency.

Responsibilities:

Client Business Management

  • Develop and implement a strategic executive communications plan to advance the client's brand identity and broaden awareness of its vision and priorities. 
  • Act as an effective advisor to senior clients and develop long term partnerships effectively communicating recommendations and insights to advance their goals
  • Foster on-going, valuable relationships with key media and influencers, serving as a critical connection between industry thought leaders and client stakeholders
  • Stay ahead of exec comms trends across traditional and social media channels
  • Integrate corporate communications strategy with wide range of communications channels and infuse insights gathered via corporate program in larger communication efforts

Agency and Team Leadership

  • Oversee a small team that provides high-quality integrated communications services; sustaining the agency's growth by attracting and developing people through coaching, monitoring, and active team/office leadership
  • Collaborate and partner with other business leads to integrate & drive best results

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or similar applicable field is preferred

  • At least 8-10 years of experience in Public Relations/PR – in an agency and/or corporate environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of individual contributor and team management experience, including team development is required.
  • Extensive executive communications experience
  • Deep understanding of wide range of communications channels, tools, and vehicles spanning paid, owned, and earned platforms including social platforms
  • A sense of urgency, the ability to deal with ambiguous situations, a strategic view but also willing to roll up your sleeves and dig in to the work to drive impact
  • Highly collaborative, diplomatic, ability to influence others, persuasive approach
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations, Travel: may on occasion need to travel
  • Significant success in leading and inspiring other senior leaders and cultivating and retaining large, cross-functional teams
  • Previous experience with P&L or budget responsibility

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19/01/2019

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