Open Positions

Public Relations Associate Vice President – Technology PR (Boston)

Location: Boston, MA

Public Relations Associate Vice President – Technology PR (NYC)

LOCATION:  The Public Relations Associate VP – Technology PR is part of our FINN Partners NY, NY Office’s Technology Public Relations team.  This AVP role can be based either within our NYC Office or our Boston office.  This is the ad for the Boston Office and there is a strong preference for qualified Boston area current residents as applicants. This is a hybrid role -working 3 days in the office and 2 days remotely each week- and is a full time, direct hire position

Our PR TECH team at Finn Partners is one of the best in the industry.  We seek an executive to join us who is passionate about communications, ready to roll up their sleeves, and contribute to the success of the team. This is an opportunity to oversee planning and execution of client programs, as well as grow new business.  You will join one of the leading agency technology teams working with national and international B2B and B2C technology clients. Applicants must have extensive agency and professional public relations experience to effectively manage and grow client campaigns. This position will also pursue, develop, and lead new business presentations, manage and cultivate staff members, and help set the tone for how the business is managed.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify new client relationship opportunities for our public relations TECH practice.  Assist the Partner of the TECH practice in activities to pitch and win new client business. 
  • Develop and grow new senior level client relationships.
  • Nurture and sustain existing client relationships, and seek out opportunities to expand scope of business with our clients.
  • Develop complete communications plans for clients.
  • Provide counsel, strategy, and direction for accounts.
  • Leverage existing relationships and create new relationships across technology trade and business media, to drive coverage on behalf of clients.
  • Productively provide ideas to clients to maximize communications results and/or anticipate issues.
  • Manage and professionally develop our public relations technology practice’s account staff members.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of prior work experience directing public relations teams and client campaigns.  Prior PR work experience specializing in technology clients is highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or a technology field.
  • Deep understanding of public relations and media relations based on prior years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience thinking creatively, and planning strategically and globally.
  • Experience assessing and winning potential new business opportunities.
  • Adept at developing and delivering presentations/pitches to current and prospective clients.
  • Ability to understand the experiences of other FP employees and incorporate them into successful business strategies.
  • Strong verbal, writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to generate profitability for the business.
  • Ability to motivate and lead others.
  • Superb interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to budget programs and manage client finances.
  • Availability to travel as needed to off-site meetings and/or client events.

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Salary range is $100,000 – $130,000. The salary offered will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s experience and dependent upon the workplace.

To Apply:
Please upload your resume and cover letter, as well as indicate your target salary in $US Dollars that aligns with our stated salary range budget shown above.  While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

About Finn Partners:
FINN Partners was launched in 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Practice areas include arts, consumer lifestyle & sports, corporate social responsibility, education, health, manufacturing, technology, travel, and public affairs.  We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.  Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment. We work hard and play nice.

Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 1,300+ employees with offices in 32 cities around the world: Atlanta, Bangalore, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Delhi, Denver, Detroit, Dublin, Frankfurt, Fort Lauderdale, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jerusalem, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Madison (Wisc.), Manila, Mumbai, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland (Ore.), San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Tamuning (Guam), Vancouver (Wash.) and Washington D.C.