Public Relations Senior Vice President
Cybersecurity
Posted on 2/3/2024
INACTIVE
Highwire

51-200 employees

Strategic communications agency for disruptive industries
Company Overview
Highwire stands out as a modern communications agency that leverages its roots in journalism and Silicon Valley to deliver meaningful business results through strategic and informed communication programs. The company's commitment to inclusivity and diversity fosters a rich work environment where every employee is valued and encouraged to contribute. Highwire's expertise spans across technology, healthcare, financial services, and cybersecurity sectors, making it a versatile partner in crafting compelling brand stories.
Consulting

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2M

Founded

2008

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

32%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Journalism
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Journalism
Growth & Marketing
Social Media
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • Minimum 15 years experience in communications either in-house or with an agency with at least 5 years in a senior leadership capacity
  • Extensive successful writing and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media
  • Experience in building, managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of communications specialists
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs
  • Experience setting up measurement programs and measuring the ongoing ROI of communications activities
Responsibilities
  • Oversee $1.5 - 2M in account revenue as most senior, strategic client counsel
  • Consistently produce a coherent strategy for clients and projects
  • Work with top executives at leading technology companies as a trusted counselor and advisor
  • Own and drive a cornerstone in the agency
  • Generate business revenue within existing clients by taking a broad view of the entire marketing and communications mix
  • Identify and lead pitch to bring in new clients with growth goals tied to salary
  • Work with integrated teams to provide clients with seamless multi-channel solutions utilizing traditional PR, digital and social media platforms
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement
  • Manage, mentor, and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis
  • Represent Highwire and key clients at high-level industry events, seminars, and conferences
  • Service clients profitably while monitoring and advising on staff billability, client needs, resource load, and staff performance
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with social media influencer engagement, content campaigns, and media coverage amplification
  • Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output