This position is only accepting candidates local to Boston, DC, Chicago, or San Diego.*
TEAM LEWIS is looking for an experienced PR professional, with a track record in innovative B2B communications campaigns and an interest in purpose and ESG, to be the US lead on our global flagship client. The Vice President will play a key leadership role within their respective office, driving team growth, engagement, and culture.
This is an opportunity that will suit an ambitious professional with a passion for innovating and applying creative thinking to B2B challenges. A confident “go-getter” who is keen to make their mark in a global business. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, you thrive on challenges and working in a fast-paced, international environment.
About TEAM LEWIS
We are an independent global marketing agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in a little over two decades. Our success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets and services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, PRovoke Media, ICCO, European Excellence, PRCA Digital, Digital Impact, Global Digital Excellence.
At the heart of the business is the TEAM LEWIS Foundation (TLF). A non-profit charitable entity, funded by TEAM LEWIS, the TLF makes grants to support individuals undertaking charitable activities and charitable organizations in achieving their goals. The TLF promotes social, cultural, economic and environmental innovation that benefits society. It aims to strengthen the bonds between the communications industry, businesses, governments and non-profits. In 2021, the TLF granted $1 million to small and large organizations all over the globe. The goal in 2023 is to grant $5 million. Community charities are championed by TEAM LEWIS’ employees, who volunteer their time and skills to maximize the grants’ effectiveness.
Purpose of the role
The Vice President (VP) will spend fifty per cent of their time leading and managing the client, working closely with senior peers on the business across the US and in the London office. They will own the US client relationship, taking responsibility for meeting client expectations and ensuring that both the client and TEAM LEWIS colleagues are kept fully up to date on critical activity on the account. The VP takes the lead in building and maintaining media relationships, driving outreach for campaigns. The role will drive excellent client service, retention and profitability.
Working with colleagues and teams across the US and internationally, the VP will lead new business credentials and pitches and the onboarding of wins. Overall, they will provide strategic and creative consultancy to clients on their integrated marketing journey.
Working for a PR agency, you are a strategic thinker who enjoys counseling clients and devising and running campaigns. With rounded B2B communications experience, you are passionate about the role of business in society and operate at the forefront of developing communications programs to show this. Mission focussed and commercial, you have a “sleeves rolled up” mentality and like to exceed goals, deliver results and make a positive impact. An empathetic and motivational leader, you are able to coach and manage client teams to deliver service and work of the highest order. You thrive in a flexible, open-minded, “can do” environment.
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.
The expected salary range for the VP, PR position is between $133K - $175K. Base annual salary is determined by factors such as location, experience, and expertise.
TEAM 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 TEAM LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.