MWW

  • Vice President, Technology PR

    Location US-CA-SAN FRANCISCO
    Job ID
    2857
    Experience (Years)
    10
    Category
    Technology
  • Overview

    What We Need

     

    MWWPR has an exciting opportunity for a high-energy, strategic and creative Vice President, Technology Public Relations to join a dynamic team of professionals delivering world-class account support to a diverse mix of clients spanning the enterprise and consumer technology industries. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and has experience within the enterprise tech and consumer tech sector that could include: financial services, cloud, big data and analytics, security and privacy, storage, commerce, health tech/digital health, mobile, B2B, B2C.

     

    ***This is not an IT position.***

    Responsibilities

    What Is Included

     

    The Vice President position requires exceptional client management skills as well as the ability to manage and direct client account teams, lead integrated, creative planning processes and continually develop and implement cutting edge, world-class program concepts for clients.  The Vice President should have an in-depth understanding of the fast paced technology industry, solid written and verbal communication skills, and a reputation for developing and nurturing strong client relationships. The position would include active engagement in new business from sourcing, lead generation, through execution of proposal delivery.

     

    • Managing and directing client activities, serving as senior counselor and trusted partner to client and internal teams
    • Developing and implementing strategic PR and marketing strategies and plans, ideation
    • Conducting spokesperson and client influencer tours
    • Handling special media/influencer events, sponsorships and influencer programs
    • Drafting written materials, including presentations, releases and pitch-influencer outreach
    • Other public relations and client-focused marketing related activities as it supports growth of the account, client and program satisfaction and execution.

    Qualifications

    What You Have to Have

    • Strong Media/Influencer Relations experience (tech, business, and consumer tech)
    • Technology Industry experience both enterprise and consumer tech experience, B2B-B2C, considered
    • Attention to detail and quality delivery
    • Exceptional client management skills
    • Proven skills in integrated planning and implementation (across PR and Marketing)
    • Strategic thinking and excellent writing skills
    • Ability to prioritize and execute against multiple projects, including events, press material development, media briefings, product launches as well as handle new business
    • Proactively generate new ideas and opportunities to support client objectives and narratives
    • Provide client counsel on tactical matters, linked to strategic plans
    • Anticipate client needs and prepare in advance
    • Manage relationships with client partners
    • Plan and execute media relations programs, events and launch activities
    • Corporate message and narrative development
    • Develop and execute events and workshops for client
    • Participate in client meetings and planning sessions
    • Develop and edit client materials
    • Travel to events and meetings with client/executives and on behalf of client
    • A bachelors degree in a related field with 12+ years public relations experience, technology preferred

    Success Factors and Expectations

     

    • Accountability, retention and financial performance of their account set.
    • Thinks strategically has particular strengths in planning and execution of chosen programs
    • Data and insights driven mindset, social and digital media acumen
    • Strong media/influencer relations skills
    • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while delivering quality results
    • Existing/current network in the technology industry to leverage
    • Ability to successfully lead and manage new business processes in addition to existing account work.

    MWW is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D.

     

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