The company is an integrated creative marketing agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in a little over two decades. The company now ranks in the top 40 agencies worldwide and has 24 offices. Its success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets or services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, Digital Impact, Holmes Report, ICCO, PRCA and European Excellence.
Purpose of the role
LEWIS is seeking an experienced and ambitious Vice President to perform as a senior communications leader. This position is important for the development and growth of our Chicago and East Coast offices. The role has team and client management responsibility and is part of the East Coast senior management team. It reports into the Senior Vice President of Chicago. With the opportunity to work across national and global offices.
The VP will play a significant role in new business development, actively prospecting for leads and leading credentials, RFIs and pitches. The VP will drive excellent and consistent service for client retention, growth and profitability. Championing a collaborative and positive culture and providing leadership and hands-on development of our people are important in this role.
Key responsibilities and tasks
This is an opportunity to help grow a business based on your years of hands on agency experience winning and developing accounts, as well as of retention and organic growth of existing clients. With rounded communications experience across PR, strategic communications and digital marketing, you are comfortable talking about integrated marketing solutions involving creative, digital, demand generation, media and reputation management. You have expertise in both b2b and b2c and experience of the technology sector, but you have the aptitude to apply your skills to a variety of sectors. You lead by example, ever energetic, passionate, positive and self-driven - you are inspirational to work with. Inherently collaborative, you enjoy working across teams, functions and offices. You understand how to lead and motivate team members to achieve success for clients and the business. Experience of working in a fast paced and international environment is essential.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.
LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.Apply