PR Manager for The Americas (New York, New York)

Whiting Consulting is searching for a PR Manager for the Americas for our client, a culturally-diverse, global company looking for a seasoned PR professional who is an independent dynamic and passionate leader to provide vision and new ideas to further the company’s North America and Latin American PR programs.

There is a great opportunity for growth with our client. Their customers are among the largest, most innovative communications companies in the world. As the market leader in the customer experience system innovation, they are always seeking top talent. Their passion for innovation, growth, and providing an unmatched customer experience is sparked and sustained by hiring great people. They reward their employees with the competitive compensation, flexible benefits, and a retirement plan with a great company match.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Program and Agency Management: Oversee and manage agency teams to ensure that PR strategies and tactics are consistent with the overall business and corporate objectives. The individual must be able to strategically plan and manage programs, and must be comfortable with both the strategic and tactical areas of programs management. The candidate must possess strong analytical skills.
  • Project Management: Work closely with the Director of PR to drive the strategy and tactics for both local (US), Latin American and global campaigns. Manage day to day programs and initiatives with minimal supervision.
  • Content Creation/Technical Aptitude: This hire needs to ensure that content and messages are appropriate for a media audience. Additionally, he or she needs to have an aptitude and avid interest in technology in order to articulate messages and value proposition to a number of audience. Strong critical thinking skills are essential.
  • Additional Responsibilities: Assist in overall management of global PR program, interface with management, provide counsel to management, manage crisis situations as they arise and provide regular updates on behalf of the PR team to appropriate parties and teams as well as ensure that the PR teams are aligned with our client’s strategic direction. Additionally, this person will devise the strategy for press interviews and provide both written and verbal counsel to spokespeople in advance of interviews.
  • Skills and Experience:

  • 10 to 12 years of PR experience in B2B PR
  • A blend of internal and agency experience
  • Proven expertise leadership skills including managing internal and external teams, Experience managing medium to large PR agency teams.
  • A hands on individual with the ability to manage large projects in a dynamic business environment
  • The ability to map PR strategies and tactics to larger business and investors objectives
  • Proven expertise/demonstrated capabilities in pitching media
  • Strong writing skills
  • High-tech industry experience a must
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

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