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Monday, November 05, 2007

Haberman & Associates - senior-level public relations executive

Overview: Phenomenal opportunity at a fast-growing, mid-sized public relations (PR) and marketing agency. Haberman & Associates (HAI) is committed to telling the stories of people and companies who are changing the way business is done and/or making the world a better place. Our pioneers are the leading entrepreneurs, technologists, heroes, explorers, healers and visionaries of our time.

Job role: Co-manager of consumer PR practice.

  • Co-lead and co-manage a team of five to seven consumer PR practitioners.
  • Provide strategic and tactical direction to this team, which services 15-20 clients.
  • Manage career development of direct reports.
  • Serve as account captain/supervisor for HAI’s largest consumer account (high-profile international brand).
  • Develop and help implement comprehensive PR and grassroots marketing campaigns for other consumer clients on both a local and national level.
  • Manage or co-manage client relationships and budgets.
  • Support Haberman & Associates’ new business initiatives by attending meetings with prospective clients, creating proposals, sourcing prospects, etc.
  • Experience/Skills Required:
  • 12+ years of PR experience
  • Experience managing, mentoring and energizing people
  • Experience representing marquee consumer brands
  • PR agency experience required
  • Ability to lead national PR campaigns
  • Excellent rapport-building skills
  • Intellectual curiosity; up-to-date knowledge of world news
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Healthy sense of humor and out-of-bounds creativity
  • Stellar writing and editing skills
  • Ability to generate media relations results on a national scale
  • Ability to generate measurable results from grassroots PR programs
  • Tremendously organized with outstanding time management skills
  • Highly effective in formal presentation settings
  • Ability to skillfully persuade in difficult situations