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Edelman is seeking a collaborative teammate and Digital Vice President to join the Energy practice in Washington, DC.
You possess a strength in program management and ability to ensure tactical elements are executed effectively, while connecting into an overarching strategy and client objectives/mission.
You are a proven client strategist with demonstrated experience leading integrated teams including research, planning, creative, analytics and owned, paid, and earned media offerings.
You have a passion for the reputation programs or public affairs work that play out in digital channels and social platforms as well as connecting brands with relevant social movements and audience passions.
We are looking for a teammate who is resilient, has a strong work ethic, places a priority on professional and agency success, delivers high quality work, and learns every day. The ideal candidate will be a skilled digital strategist and tactician with corporate reputation or public affairs experience and an interest in energy and power-related clients or issues. Exposure to energy matters and experience working with energy sector clients and policy is ideal, but not required, as is experience working as part of an agency or in-house communications or policy team.
In addition to having fun on the job, successful candidates will also embody the following key qualifications:
Strong leadership skills
Remains calm under pressure
Organized and detail-oriented
Strategic thinker with the ability to translate strategy into program design
Help develop and lead best-in-class strategic communication corporate reputation and public affairs campaigns and programs
Lead day-to-day activities, providing oversight of an integrated team; supervising future leaders by motivating, coaching, providing consistent feedback, and holding them accountable
Oversee operational account performance, ensuring high-quality campaign/program execution that is on strategy and aligned on budget; performing regular reconciliation to inform resource adjustments as needed
Manage work-streams to ensure executional excellence of social content creation, engagement, influencer relations, paid media amplification, ongoing measurement, reporting and analytics helping to advance insights-driven strategies
Serve as daily client contact, addressing timely client issues thoughtfully and effectively
Collaborate with senior leadership in identifying and developing opportunities for account growth
Build and manage relationships with third-parties and internal business partners to meet client needs; ensuring operational excellence as an extension of internal team
Commit to continuous learning and improvement of leadership skills; set and pursue stretch goals
Ease with performing well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Strong work ethic and priority on professional achievement and agency success
Experienced tenure in social media marketing with familiarity in amplified content strategy
Demonstrated track record of developing and executing successful integrated campaigns
Experience shaping and leading data-driven, measurable programs
"Driver" personality that thrives in entrepreneurial environment
Demonstrated success in new business proposal writing and pitching
Digital agency and consumer communications marketing experience
Demonstrated tactical proficiency in digital media, including creating and driving digital and social media plans
Bachelor's degree with 8 years professional experience