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VP, Media Relations, Technology

Company: Zeno Group
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

We are open to fully remote candidates located in the following states: CA, FL, GA, IL, IA, KY, MD, MA, MI, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, DC About the Job We are seeking a Senior Account Supervisor or Vice President to join our Corporate Practice within the Technology space. In this role, you will be landing and supporting big business media wins across our corporate technology portfolio and working on programs involving national business media relations. You must think and do. We're looking for masters of the craft, who enjoy crafting and executing media strategy, being the media expert and providing expert client counsel, maintaining and growing their media list, and interfacing/pitching stories to that list. Responsibilities * Plan and Execute national business media relations strategy for Business Technology Client portfolio * Provide strategic counsel and guidance to clients, as well as to colleagues in the Zeno network, to ensure success * Lead the client service function for program planning, problem solving and strategic counsel * Maintain financial responsibility for accounts including forecasting and account profitability * Develop media relations strategy and conduct outreach for programs/projects * Provide, maintain, and grow national business tech media contact list and relationships * Understand key client industry issues relating to products, product categories, technologies, primary and potential competition and general issues facing the industry * Understand key competitors and their business strategies * Work across geographies and help shape direction and focus of practice * Identify new growth opportunities based on insights into the company, client, industry and economy About You * Bachelor's degree * At least 7 years of experience in Corporate PR, agency experience strongly preferred * Must have a strong background in corporate communications and solid corporate media relations contacts * A current track record of success in building relationships with national business media, and driving results for clients * Must have an in-depth knowledge of reputation management and a working knowledge of traditional and non-traditional media. * Excellent writing skills, solid presentation skills, experience developing and delivering client presentations, including new business * A history of success in providing sound creative and strategic counsel to clients and building credibility with senior level client contacts * Collaborative spirit, results driven with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work against deadlines * Demonstrate the ability to think strategically, creatively and holistically about client programs * Proven leadership experience, mentoring and developing junior talent #LI-SW1 ABOUT US Zeno Group is a fiercely independent and global integrated communications agency, born from PR.?We bring together the boldest and brightest talent to help clients across industries and sectors unleash the power of strategic communications. Guided by our 'Fearless Pursuit of the Unexpected,' we push the boundaries to achieve real business value and societal impact for clients. Zeno Group is a place where careers are built and lives are lived. We cultivate our fearless culture to ensure greater diversity, equity and inclusion across the entire agency and the industry. Zeno is for everyone. Winner of our industry's most coveted awards including the 2021 PRWeek Agency of the Year and a two-time winner of PRWeek's Best Places to Work, Zeno has been previously named Creative Agency of the Year by PRovoke and recognized twice by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company. ABOUT OUR BENEFITS Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, vacation, and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a prescription drug benefit plan, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and programs that support flexibility and promote work/life balance. In addition, our unique ZenoFit wellness program offers financial support to pursue the wellness activity of your choice.

Keywords: Zeno Group, Santa Monica , VP, Media Relations, Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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