Executive Vice President

Crisis & Risk Communications

Updated on 6/11/2024

Daniel J Edelman Holdings

Daniel J Edelman Holdings

51-200 employees

Develops marketing strategies for Microsoft


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • At least 12 years of relevant experience in crisis management and risk mitigation
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated track record in managing high-profile crises and complex, high-risk assignments
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience in working with legal teams, both in-house and outside counsel
  • Experience in working with news media, notably business and financial media and/or investigative journalists
  • Ability to work as a self-starter, requiring limited supervision
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, can-do attitude, and ability to collaborate with colleagues across the network
  • Poise and confidence to hold your own with senior executives and boards
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong leadership qualities including superb people management skills
  • Be able to attract, motivate, empower, coach and retain staff
  • Able to travel as needed
  • Lead and grow existing business, focusing on crisis response and risk-mitigation work
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, in partnership with home office, region, and practice
  • Partner with other practices and offices in both client service and new business
  • Advance the practice and create new intellectual property for the firm
  • Support practice reporting and training
  • Provide strategic counsel, guidance, and leadership to staff, supervising staff members, and ensuring the team's success by managing work quality and productivity levels
  • Maintain relationships with senior-level client contacts and internal contacts
  • Mentor, coach, and support team members ensuring constant development of their skills
  • Effectively manage staff utilization to meet profitability targets
  • Manage business to maximize profit
  • Lead teams, provide high-level counsel to clients; handle sensitive issues; negotiate and solve problems
  • Develop and implement program strategies and ensure they are strategic and map to client objectives
  • Ensure highest quality standards and practices are brought to all aspects of client work
  • Ensure constant professional development of team, consistently holding self and staff accountable for behavior and performance
  • Communicate a compelling and inspired vision of future possibilities and direction to team; create a climate that encourages entrepreneurial behavior, learning, and ethical conduct

Daniel J Edelman Holdings

Daniel J Edelman Holdings


Working at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of developing comprehensive marketing and communications strategies. This company’s focus on media relations, social media, data analytics, and influencer collaborations in partnership with a major industry player like Microsoft illustrates a strong alignment with technology and strategic growth. The environment encourages collaboration and innovation, allowing employees to hone their skills in a cutting-edge and dynamic sector.

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Seattle, Washington



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth