YOU ARE

  • Confident, thoughtful, approachable
  • Adept at strategic decision-making
  • A pro at giving and receiving feedback (up, down, across, and with clients) to improve client outcomes and develop yourself and your teammates professionally
  • A team builder
  • Able to see the big picture, as well as the details
  • Able to handle pressure of multiple accounts, clients, and teammates
  • Able to think quickly on your feet, with an ability to deliver against tight deadlines 
  • A strong verbal and written communicator
  • A time management and organizational guru
  • Confident in guiding clients and team 
  • Managing your emotions and present yourself as a leader to junior staff

YOU DO

  • Excellent client service and strategic counsel in line with INK's high standards
  • Strategic planning – in line with INK’s four pillars, and execution of integrated programs in tandem with all of INK's IP teams
  • Manage budgets
  • Oversee client teams by connecting ideas, managing people, and matching resources to client needs
  • Anticipate team and client needs with ability to make smart decisions and provide sound recommendations 
  • Hold team accountable for meaningful results and demonstrate value of communications programs 
  • Manage multiple team members, mentoring other staff informally
  • Know when to pull in RPG, supervisor, or leadership
  • Provide feedback or edits to projects and deliverables that are helpful and actionable
  • Coach your team
  • Maintain current skills and quality of work while learning next-level strategy and team management skills
  • Demonstrate confidence in day-to-day work such as recommendations to clients and team members, presentation skills, decision making and work quality
  • Run meetings and communicate with client and team effectively to find and deliver opportunities of value 
  • Maintain relationships with media and analysts
  • Counsel and prep executives for interviews and other briefing and speaking opportunities   
  • Follow industry trends and recommend ideas based on this understanding
  • Play an integral role in Planning + Analysis, measurement against set KPIs
  • ID, participate in, and be responsible for new business efforts
  • Understand and exemplify INK values and differentiators, and can represent them in a variety of ways
  • Contribute to overall company goals
  • Begin to hone your craft/create subject matter expertise, and coach staff in that area or areas

YOU HAVE  

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years of full-time communications experience, within an agency or similar setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including AP style
  • Demonstrable media relations skills
  • Experience managing and leading multiple programs
  • Proficient in Google Docs, MSFT, Cision, Trendkite, Meltwater, IT Database, ARchitect, BusinessWire, and other PR programs and tools
  • Basic understanding of Brandwatch, BuzzSumo, Sprout Social and Google Analytics
  • Ability to quickly understand client industries
  • Ability to write compelling content for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting
  • Ability to provide strategic guidance on multiple accounts while paying strict attention to detail
  • Ability to problem-solve, apply sound judgement, and delegate within team environment
  • Business and PR intuition
  • Experience in program budgeting and resource management
  • Experience participating in new business efforts
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