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Director, Public Relations (Financial Services) NYC
Posted date [Jan-04-2017]
(ID: 4508)
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Job description

Around the world, the people who make up Burson-Marsteller are committed to helping our clients whether companies, organizations or governments succeed in Being More. Our commitment is driven by our belief that the most successful organizations are guided by a clear sense of purpose a distinct and powerful world view that shapes their business, guides their actions and ultimately determines their reputation and success.

Burson-Marsteller was one of the original innovative leaders in strategic, integrated approaches to communications, a force for change in public relations, marketing and other ways to reach key audiences. We have remained a leader ever since. Today this leadership is stronger than ever, as integrated communications continues to define what we mean by Burson-Marsteller, Being More.

The power, speed and methods of communications are changing fast. But the core principles of integrated strategic communications and implementation on which Harold Burson and Bill Marsteller founded our firm more than 60 years ago have not changed. Burson-Marsteller, Being More means being more confident in our ability to communicate with more people, in more places, with bigger ideas, through constantly changing communications channels and with more impact.

Director or Senior Director (Vice President)

We are currently seeking a Director/Senior Director to join one of Burson-Marstellers premier accounts, a leading financial services firm. This person will lead multiple areas of the business that touch a range of B2C and B2B topics including wealth management, commercial banking and institutional investing. The Senior Director will own day-to-day account leadership, senior media counseling, as well as support executive leadership in the development and implementation of an organic business development strategy.

Experience and Skills:
Ability to lead and drive a complex, multi-million dollar client account
Adaptability and comfort in a fast pace, complex environment managing multiple priorities and deadlines
Understanding and ability to develop media strategies (particularly more corporate and business media)
Effective cross agency relationship management
Providing senior counsel, strategic thinking and challenging the status quo with clients, senior agency teams and day to day teams
Ability to source, identify and secure revenue growth opportunities
Understanding of wealth management and financial services communications
Skilled in managing clients at all levels, external & internal executives & team members at all levels
Ability to originate creative program concepts that drive innovation and effectiveness as part of the business
Experience in converting organic new business opportunities into revenue for the agency

Minimum of 8 years of previous public relations work experience
Experience working with financial services clients
Bachelors Degree

What we offer

You will find a collegiate and collaborative environment at Burson-Marsteller. We fill our offices with diverse and talented individuals who are happy to come to work each day and are driven to deliver innovative solutions to our celebrated client roster. We offer an unmatched depth and breadth of capabilities and industry strengths, matched by cutting edge tools to include our unique evidenced based communications approach. By leading the industry in thought and innovation, we create value for our shareholders and exciting new growth opportunities for our people and our company. bshomev2_topapplicantjobs_ftr

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Job Title Director, Public Relations (Financial Services) NYC
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Location NYC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
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