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Vice President, Media Influence (Financial Account)

New York, NY
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Vice President, Media Influence (Financial Account)

Requisition ID 2018-2899

Location US-NY-New York

Posted Date 3/7/2018

Department Public Relations


Ogilvy is currently seeking a media-savvy Public Relations professional with 8-10 years experience to join our media influence practice, leading an integrated accounts within the financial services space. She/he must demonstrate confidence, high-level skills at both the strategic and tactical level and superior relationship building skills internally and externally with our client. She/he should have project management, budgeting, counseling, programming, writing and client management skills. Our Vice President will also possess the ability to drive new business efforts and possess a strong track record of managing PR account teams that deliver superior results.


  • Partners with our Managing Director and key internal stakeholders to ensure management and delivery of client expectations
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with top tier media contacts, playing an active role in media relations execution and strategy
  • Develops and manages projects and programs, including strategies, implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing plans, timelines and budgets.
  • Acts with a high degree of independence; holds responsibility for overall account relationships.
  • Responsible for maintaining and growing existing accounts.
  • Develops and delivers client presentations.
  • Leverages full resources of the firm and ensures the development of increased client/agency points of contact.
  • Provides proactive leadership to accounts, staff and clients.
  • Leads in articulating and applying agency vision and resources.
  • Counsels at a senior level of client contact with minimal top cover and develops strategic solutions.
  • Leads growth of existing accounts.
  • Develops and directs new business program development and presentations.
  • Participates in professional or other relevant organizations to build awareness of the firm.
  • Identifies and leads the pursuit of new business opportunities within and across company offices and practice areas.
  • Meets billability targets established for the vice president position, and ensures the team does the same.
  • Provides leadership in driving a positive work culture and is positive role model and mentor for others.


Our ideal candidate will have 8-10 years of relevant experience (agency experience a must) and proven ability to financially manage large accounts, including experience accurately forecasting budgets and keeping projects on schedule. Must a results-oriented leader with a strategic mindset, coupled with willingness to "roll up sleeves" for effective results. Our VP will come equipped with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, routinely displaying strong people management and development skills as well.

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