• VP, B2B

    Location US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
  • Overview

    MWWPR has an exciting opportunity for a Vice President on the B2B Communications team in the New

    York, NY office.


    The VP will serve as lead on major pieces of business, architecting executive visibility and thought

    leadership campaigns, as well as strategic integrated media programs. Working alongside the B2B

    practice leader, the VP will be responsible for providing top-tier strategic counsel to account teams and

    clients spanning multiple industries including B2B auto, technology, banking and healthcare. S/he will

    also be responsible for setting a standard of excellent and consistent work, delivering superior client

    service at all times and demonstrating superior presentation and writing skills. The VP will provide

    thought leadership in areas of expertise to help grow MWW visibility and reputation in the marketplace,

    and play a key role in generating leads and securing new business and organic growth opportunities.


    Client and Account Management


    · Lead the account planning and supervision for major accounts with specialized expertise in the

    category; serve as a strategic liaison to clients, account team and agency management; lead client

    meetings and planning sessions; Lead internal account team strategy sessions and the

    corresponding development, planning and execution of client media strategies

    · Proactively generate winning ideas and opportunities to support client objectives and stories;

    anticipate client needs and prepare in advance, troubleshooting clients’ problems as they arise;

    ensure that all accounts are strategically on target with clients’ business objectives

    · Maintain a thorough, demonstrated understanding of clients’ businesses and industries; actively

    follow and understand emerging issues, trends and news impacting your clients’ business, and

    proactively advise the team and client regarding how best to leverage or address these

    developments; entertain clients appropriately to cement relationships and better understand

    their business

    · Lead integrated campaigns through a demonstrated, working knowledge of social influence,

    emerging digital platforms, and creative problem solving

    · Moderate media interviews; lead media training for clients; initiate implementation of media

    events such as press conferences, briefings and media tours; serve as the senior on-site agency

    contact for clients’ events

    · Continue to generate client thought leadership opportunities; maintain existing relationships with high level media, journalists and influencers


    Team Leadership


    · Oversee the management and tracking of staff allocation and account financials (budget allocation and control, time sheets, client billing, supplier invoicing and purchase orders); work with finance team to ensure client budgets are comprehensive, actual costs are monitored and approved, and billed account receivables are collected in a timely manner

    · Manage, provides mentorship, and delegate to junior staff on a day to day basis (Account Directors and below); ensure that the team continues to drive results for clients,

    · Manage up to account and practice leads regarding progress on deliverables, media outreach processes, and actively offer solutions to pivot where needed or enhance the project


    Business Development


    · Lead new business proposal development and work with appropriate agency resources and account teams to generate new business leads; identify and secure incremental business opportunities; deliver powerful presentations and consistently win new business; maintain a strong new business ethic within the team; maintain a leadership role in outside organizations, as well, to increase market visibility and create new business opportunities

    · Regularly participate in external company promotion through articles, speeches, presentations, professional memberships, etc.


    · 10+ years of experience serving in a full-time role either in a public relations agency or the communications department of a company in a relevant industry

    · Deep expertise working with and a passion for B2B brands

    · Superior oral and written communication skills; advanced proofreading and editing ability

    · Demonstrable record of contributing to winning new business and leading business development efforts, including the cultivation of strong client relationships

    · Demonstrated proficiency and affinity for digital tools and platforms

    · Experience supervising and providing guidance to junior staffers; strong team building and mentorship aptitude; effectively develops and retains staff; reinforce the importance and value of each team member’s contributions

    · Proven track record for providing and selling in highly strategic counsel/recommendations to clients; ability to handle crisis response and issues management

    · Exposure to large-scale media events and the service of big-brands/highly matrixed organizations

    · Ability to travel as necessary contingent on client and new business needs (requirements vary)


    EEO & Diversity Statement


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


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