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Vice President, Public Relations: B2B Tech (Fully Remote)

Company: Bospar
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Vice President, Public Relations: B2B TechAbout UsBospar is an award-winning, rapidly growing, all-virtual agency that puts tech companies on the map - from the comfort of our homes.Our diverse team is composed of talented professionals from all walks of life (and locations) who bring their A-game to every Zoom. We genuinely care for our employees and work hard to provide a compassionate, collaborative and fun environment.Position OverviewBospar is looking for a Vice President with strong B2B communications chops! The ideal candidate can drive strategic initiatives across 8-10 B2B tech accounts and teams, advising clients and teammates on how to deliver exceptional results.Primary Responsibilities

  • Account Strategy and Management:
  • Deliver strategic client counsel, developing and delivering innovative, insightful and integrated solutions in alignment with clients' business goals
  • Oversee day-to-day direction of client teams, ensuring high-caliber execution across the board
  • Stay up to date on client-specific media and industry developments to deliver informed, thoughtful recommendations
  • Allocate hours for account teams on a monthly basis, encourage teams to maintain accurate reporting in Harvest, and monitor "actuals" to ensure a balance between client service and profitability
  • With Account Directors, establish client- and team-appropriate roles and responsibilities
  • Client Relations:
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for strategic initiatives, crisis counsel, etc.
  • Lead strategy sessions, performance audits and difficult conversations
  • Ensure teams anticipate client needs and respond to client requests in a thoughtful, timely manner
  • Media Relations:
  • Oversee development of proactive, data-driven media strategies
  • Ensure outbound pitches demonstrate industry expertise and creative thinking
  • Stay abreast of newsjacking opportunities and drive team response
  • Support pitching initiatives as needed, focusing on top-tier broadcast, print and digital targets
  • Mentorship and Management:
  • Coach and develop teams and individuals, empowering teams to achieve their full potential in a positive and supportive environment
  • Directly manage 4-5 Bospartans - deliver regular, actionable feedback and lead performance reviews
  • Resolve individual/team issues promptly and fairly, with support from senior leadership and/or HR as appropriate
  • Business Development:
  • Assist with business planning for the practice area, outlining budgets, pursuing potential clients and identifying staffing needs
  • Lead new business proposals, including development, team coordination and presentation
  • Develop and maintain an active network of business contacts
  • Reporting:
  • Ensure development of monthly/quarterly reports
  • Maintain accurate reporting in Harvest
    • Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • 12+ years of experience in public relations, including 8+ years of agency experience
    • Demonstrated expertise driving impactful results for organizations in the B2B Tech sectors
    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field
    • Sharp business and PR acumen to quickly determine short- and long-term priorities for self and junior team members
    • Excellent communication and client relations skills (oral and written)
    • Strategic thinker with the initiative to lead programs from start to finish
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, can juggle multiple assignments and changing priorities
    • Positive, energizing manager and mentor who inspires teams to excel
    • Strong professional development experience
    • Compelling presenter and public speaker
    • Passion for professional and business developmentThe Perks
      • We are in a league of our own - we offer fully company paid medical, dental, and vision insurances for our full-timers (including dependents) AND paid maternity/paternity leave for new parents
      • 401k Match
      • Schedule flexibility to work from home--- anywhere in the world!
      • Monthly wellness, phone, and internet stipends
      • Generous PTO policy, 17 paid office holidays, and Feel Good FridaysBospar offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package, an entrepreneurial work environment, and great growth opportunities. We value a culture of inclusion and diversity within our workforce. We are committed to maintaining a workplace free from prohibited employment conduct, including discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and any other characteristic protected by law. Bospar is an equal opportunity employer.Of course, there's always more work to do - so we look forward to hearing how you can help make Bospar even better!

Keywords: Bospar, Austin , Vice President, Public Relations: B2B Tech (Fully Remote), Executive , Austin, Texas

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