Vice President, Financial Communications at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

About Financial Communications Practice

Edelman's Financial Communications team comprises 150+ global advisors with backgrounds spanning finance, investor relations, communications, journalism and government service. We help companies build trust, credibility and enterprise value during normal-course business and in transformative situations.

As part of the world's largest communications firm, we have unmatched scale and capabilities to deliver integrated support encompassing media relations, public affairs, employee engagement, business and social purpose, crisis management, digital media, creative services, research, analytics and more.

A Little More About What You'll Do:

    • Deliver superior written communications for external and internal audiences

    • Plan and coordinate earned media and social media outreach programs

    • Lead multiple client accounts/projects with a focus on setting strategic direction and plans to help clients achieve policy goals

    • Drive new business growth by identifying prospects and leading proposals

    • Collaborate with senior leadership in identifying and developing opportunities for account growth

    • Partner with Edelman marketing to produce intellectual property and events

    • Build relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels

    • Supervise team members by motivating, coaching and consistently providing feedback

    • Serve as daily client contact, addressing timely client issues thoughtfully and effectively

    • Build and manage relationships with third parties and internal business partners to meet client needs; ensuring operational excellence as an extension of internal team

About You:

    • Possess at least years of experience in public relations and/or related fields including policy/legislative research, advertising, management consulting, media, and publishing.

    • Bring to the table strong understanding of the venture capital and growth equity ecosystem, including advising growth-stage investors and working with portfolio companies

    • Experience supporting private capital investments in start-ups and growth equity companies, including fund raises, exits, and other strategic initiatives

    • Have experience working in technology, fintech or consumer sectors (preferred)

    • Have effectively managed multiple sizable accounts, including financials

    • Have driven new business proposals (and love doing so) (this would only be relevant to an agency person so might exclude)

    • Have served as the daily client contact and demonstrate solid client interaction skills

    • Have superior written and verbal communications skills

    • Proven ability to consistently make sound judgments

    • Effectively motivate and manage teams and collaborate well

    • Perform well under pressure

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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