Vice President
Media Relations
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Weber Shandwick

1,001-5,000 employees

Global communications agency offering strategic consulting
Company Overview
Weber Shandwick stands out as a global communications agency with a proven track record of excellence, as evidenced by its numerous industry accolades, including being named PR Agency of the Year, Global Agency of the Decade, and earning over 150 Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company's commitment to inclusivity and diversity at all levels, combined with its strategic and creative leadership, positions it as a leading player in the industry. Furthermore, its recognition on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies underscores its competitive advantage and industry leadership.
Consulting
Social Impact

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.2M

Founded

2001

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-3%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

1%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Journalism
CategoriesNew
Journalism
Broadcast Journalism
Digital Journalism
Requirements
  • 8-10 years of experience in media relations
  • Experience in lifestyle/CPG/Food + Beverage media strategy
  • BA or BS in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Proven ability to garner earned-first coverage
  • Established media relationships
  • Effective team supervision and leadership
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Management of earned media campaigns
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to counsel senior clients
  • Ability to media train senior clients
  • Can integrate earned media strategy seamlessly with digital, social and paid
Responsibilities
  • Crafting and telling compelling stories
  • Creating and guiding smart earned-led media strategies
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with national and regional news, sports, music and lifestyle reporters
  • Developing a deep understanding of client's business and target audiences
  • Overseeing campaign execution
  • Providing expert counsel to clients and colleagues on media trends
  • Counseling junior members of the team
  • Allocating agency resources in accordance with client's budget
  • Bringing a client-focused attitude
  • Presenting on a consistent basis
  • Proactively looking for and telling impactful stories for clients