Weber Shandwick is looking for a Vice President to join our Consumer team in our New York office.. About Us:. When Weber Shandwick was formed we set out a mission that, by design, has no end date. We committed to be \"engaging always.\" We knew then, and more so now, that being open, aspirational and entrepreneurial is what it takes to engage people and deliver business impact in a rapidly changing environment.. Our journey to date might surprise you. From a powerful PR base, we've built-in one of the world's largest, global social agencies. Then we added Mediaco, a pioneering, award-winning content consulting and publishing operation. And today, we continue to lead digital and advertising assignments for some of the world's most enduring companies and social causes.. Along the way, we've been validated repeatedly by Ad Age's \"A List,\" creative leadership at Cannes Lions and global frontrunner status in the PR category. Yet despite our industry-leading status among marketing services agencies, we're still just getting started. We strive to bring our collective intelligence, open architecture model and continuous learning to our work, not to mention agility required to deliver it.. We're strategists, builders, analysts, producers, designers, creatives, technologists. And we unite around big ideas.. So \"engaging always.\" is really about innovative change. And that's what we continue do every day, adding new dimensions and diverse talent to our mix across our network of more than 81 countries around the world.. We Are Seeking:. We are seeking a strong Vice President to join our Consumer Practice, working on a large beer/spirits portfolio. You will be responsible for managing client and inter-agency relationships, playing a critical role in determining the future and long-term success of our Consumer Practice. You will be responsible for all aspects of a client relationship and account team. You will supervise one big piece of business with multiple work streams and team members.. Other responsibilities include recommending programs and activities coordinating with client's goals, effectively delegating projects, offering counsel to team members and allocating agency resources to match client budgets. You will also be engaged with business development, strategic program planning, and the development of creative concepts. Ideally, you will have agency or consulting experience in the Consumer communications or alcohol/spirits space.. What We Are Looking For:. Can turn ideas into workable plans. Capacity to convey ownership of assigned projects to junior team members. Can solve conflict. Can mobilize and motivate teams. Can work independently and as part of a team. Excellent oral and written business communication skills. Aptitude for financial analysis. Can complete challenging projects within set parameters. Exceptional judgment when working with team members, client contacts and vendors. Commitment and dedication to the agency's success as well as individual career. Can anticipate client and team needs. Attention to detail and quality. Instills confidence with clients and colleagues. Basic Qualifications:. At least 8-10 years' experience in agency, PR/Communications space. Experienced in Integrated Media Strategy and Media Relations, ideally within the consumer or CPG space. Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Business Management, or related field. Weber Shandwick is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.. We offer an amazing benefits package that includes but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Retirement, Commuter, Gym Reimbursement, PTO, Holiday Pay, a ton of employee discounts with outside vendors and a flexible, friendly, fun work environment.
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