Full-Time

Account Director

Media Relations

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Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick

1,001-5,000 employees

Global communications agency leveraging technology

Consulting
Social Impact

Senior

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 7-10 years of experience, preferably within an agency environment
  • Expert understanding of the overall media, social media, and cultural landscapes
  • Proven ability to garner earned-first coverage and conversation on behalf of brands
  • Established media relationships and illustrative examples of past success
  • Deep expertise in building and managing media relations and influencer strategies
  • Outstanding communication skills to successfully present program recommendations and establish trusted relationships with senior clients
  • Proven experience in developing and nurturing strong client relationships
  • A working style that is self-motivated, well-organized, and resilient to ever-changing timelines, requests, and deliverables
  • Proven experience building teams, managing and mentoring team members, and working collaboratively in a cross-functional setting
  • Ability to work effectively with integrated agency teams
Responsibilities
  • Develop a deep understanding of our client’s business and target audiences
  • Lead the creation and execution of integrated multiplatform campaigns
  • Weave earned media, influencer, social, and paid tactics together into integrated plans
  • Oversee campaign execution and take accountability for program success
  • Provide expert counsel to clients and colleagues on media/influencer/digital trends
  • Collaborate effectively with inter-agency teams to develop holistic plans and fully integrated strategies
  • Lead a high-performing team and mentor junior team members
  • Play a collaborative role in staffing and resourcing to balance team workloads and ensure optimal account service

Weber Shandwick is an earned-first global communications agency that leverages a range of communication technologies and methods to deliver impactful results for its clients.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$2.2M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

0%