Managing Supervisor or Vice President, Media Relations

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
ID
2020-4450
Position Function
Public Relations
Job Classification
Full Time

Overview

FleishmanHillard, a leading global integrated communications agency, has an immediate opening for an energetic, self-starting Vice President or Managing Supervisor to join our San Francisco Media Relations practice. The position provides a fantastic opportunity for a media relations guru who thrives on jumping into media challenges and providing expert client counsel. The ideal candidate is a collaborative team player with established, high-level media relationships and experience developing and pitching stories for national and global brands.

 

FleishmanHillard is an entrepreneurial, collaborative environment that values talented, creative people who like to work with others to create cutting-edge programs for our clients. More than 90 percent of FH clients work with teams from more than one geographic location, and across multiple practice offerings. We believe a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives, and we recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Continually develop and maintain relationships with key national media and work alongside a team of experienced media practitioners to deliver banner media coverage as an individual and in support of team members.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop and strategize integrated corporate communications programs that encompass media and influencer relations, digital communications, social media strategy and mobile marketing.
  • Review/assess industry trends to identify opportunities to inject FH’s clients into current news cycles; drive story idea development, work closely with national and online media to shape and control communications that are in line with overall account objectives.
  • Develop high-quality written materials, including pitch letters, background materials, recommendation and planning documents, and executive communications.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7-10+ years of results-driven, media-focused experience, ideally with enterprise tech, consumer tech brands and businesses. Agency experience is a must and in-house experience is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of top-tier business and consumer lifestyle media, and well-developed-skills in building and maintaining traditional, digital and broadcast media relationships. A demonstrated hands-on media approach is required.
  • Demonstrated experience working directly with clients on day-to-day activities, working alongside and managing teams to execute public relations plans effectively.
  • Superior creative writing skills, with the ability to develop and edit high-quality materials, communications plans, position papers, fact sheets, news and online media materials, bylined articles, trend analysis summaries, executive correspondence, and presentations.
  • Ability to engage with and counsel senior level decision-makers across the client’s business, and deliver connective insights to assist clients in driving alignment and execution of cross-company initiatives. Candidate should have experience building relationships and working with diverse stakeholders effectively.
  • A strong understanding of digital communications and social media.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, English, marketing, business or related field.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a strong team orientation is critical based on the collaborative culture of the office and of FleishmanHillard.

About FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We have been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for six years running; and among our firm’s award-winning work we’ve taken home 5 Lions in the past two years at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, and in our 70th year we’ve initiated a worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

 

FleishmanHillard is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. FleishmanHillard does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where FleishmanHillard does business.

 

About Omnicom Public Relations Group

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and eight specialist agencies in public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.

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