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Friday, May 02, 2008

Weber Shandwick - Account Director

As a leading global communications firm, Weber Shandwick works with clients to address a broad range of challenges across diverse geographies, product categories and audiences. Our ability to harness this collective experience and knowledge and apply it to each assignment is an important ingredient in our success.

Currently, our Minneapolis office is seeking an accomplished Public Relations professional with 8+ years of PR agency experience to join our growing Consumer Practice as an Account Director.

The Account Director will be responsible for managing the client relationship and the account team. This includes recommending programs and activities that coordinate with client's goals. Directors are accountable for delivering contracted work on time and within budget, staffing accounts appropriately and producing high-quality work and excellent results. Account Directors are also responsible for developing and soliciting new business, including presentations and fee estimates.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree and 8+ plus years related professional, consumer experience (preferably within a PR agency environment). S/he must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, on-line services, Internet and new media. S/he should possess sophisticated writing and media pitching ability, exemplary client service skills, tenacity, and creativity. We offer a great workplace, culture, competitive salary, health care (medical, dental and vision insurance), 401k and more.

If interested, please submit resume to: humanresources@webershandwick.com or apply online at: www.webershandwick.com.

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer