Senior Vice President

Edelman New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 weeks ago


  • Provide strategic counsel, guidance and leadership to staff, supervising several staff members, and ensuring the team's success by managing work quality and productivity levels

  • Maintain relationships with senior-level client contacts and internal contacts

  • Mentor, coach and support team members ensuring constant development of their skills

  • Consistently hold self and staff accountable for behavior and performance

  • Seek and suggest process improvements and support positive change initiatives

  • Effectively manage staff utilization to meet profitability targets

  • Grow business prospects with existing clients; expand scope of work using Edelman network capabilities; lead new business outreach process and win business

  • Participate in the development and adoption of new products/services; leverage IP with clients

  • Commit to continuous learning and improvement of leadership skills; set and pursue stretch goals

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman's values and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

Basic Qualifications:

The senior vice president must have at least 10 years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields including research, advertising, management consulting, media and publishing.

Preferred Qualifications:

The senior vice president should have a bachelor's degree in a related field and a track record of developing and executing profitable public relations campaigns that meet client objectives. S/he should have strong leadership qualities including superb people management skills. S/he should be able to attract, motivate, empower, coach and retain staff. International experience is a plus.

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