LocationNew York
IndustryFinancial Communications
TypeFull Time

Our client, an award-winning marketing and communications agency providing marketing solutions to the global financial services industry, is looking for an AVP who will own day to day client management. *Must have experience in asset management. 


Communication Skills:

  • Owns day to day client management

  • Craft and implement strategic, creative and global comms strategies and programs for clients; convey clients’ messages through a full range of earned and owned media.

  • Write creative and effective press materials, campaign plans and communication materials

  • Client daily point of contact for planning future activities

  • Lead media relations efforts and secure media opportunities for clients; pitch to media and generate client coverage across traditional and digital outlets on local and national levels; engage in both proactive and reactive media relations management, including breaking news opportunities and trend stories

  • Continuously cultivate effective relationships with relevant media outlets and key opinion leaders

  • Write first drafts of senior level editorial assignments editorial assignments such as speeches, articles, bylines and opinion-editorials (op-eds).

  • Advanced presentation and communication skills

  • Start leading on Crisis response and issue management with guidance from senior team members

  • Start leading on media and/or messaging training with support from senior team.

  • Provides support on script writing and film project management as required.


Digital skills:

  • Incorporate digital strategy in client planners

  • Confidently sell in digital services and win new business/increase client retainer

  • Have a solid understanding of SEO, SEM, LinkedIn campaigns, Google Ads, and PPC

  • Complete campaign reporting

  • Experience or basic knowledge of HubSpot

  • Understand target LinkedIn audiences for campaigns

  • Ensure client accounts remain profitable and work towards holding revenue and growth accountability

  • Identify speaking opportunities for senior management

  • Record hours and expenses, promptly, accurately and within budget

  • Time management on multiple accounts, using


Client services:

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the Communications craft and your client's industries, competitive environments, businesses and business plan

  • Serve as the day-to-day client contact and trusted advisor

  • Manage team's work – the account lynchpin between NY/UK/Design/Digital

  • Start providing solutions and suggestions to clients to help troubleshoot problems

  • Provide client coaching in advance of media interviews

  • In-depth knowledge of economic issues

  • Work with the senior team to respond to crisis situations

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop broader strategic initiatives for clients

  • Ability to prioritize, manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met in a dynamic, creative, challenging and fast-paced environment

  • Responsible and accountable for financial aspects on accounts – compile billability stats for senior team to review

  • Take the initiative to seek new business opportunities, both from current and new clients; present new ideas to senior managers

  • Help with the execution of new business presentation and proposals

  • Participate in the new business process alongside senior team; sell ideas to prospects, clients and internal stakeholders; manage, retain, and organically grow clients

  • Develop and deliver powerful presentations


People management:

  • Manage the flow of account work among junior team members to ensure that client objectives are met

  • Act as "champion" of the team and ensure that the staff are motivated, engaged and working to potential

  • Involved in recruitment and evaluate potential new hires to determine if they would be a good fit for company culture

  • Motivate junior team members by reviewing work and providing prompt and constructive feedback

  • Conduct reviews – develop and retain staff

  • Conduct resource and capacity planning



Contact Person

Pebbles Obando

Principal Consultant

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