Named one of the most powerful PR firms by Observer, BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm delivering high impact media, digital strategy and advertising to top advocacy organizations, global tech companies, major real estate developers, and progressive political candidates.
ABOUT THE TECH TEAM
BerlinRosen’s burgeoning technology and innovation practice represents some of the biggest newsmakers defining the future of technology, finance, work, education and urban innovation. Our clients include Samsung, Sidewalk Labs, General Assembly, Per Scholas, CornellTech, Intersection, and LinkNYC, to name a few.
With a team of over 20 communications professionals, we bring a unique campaign-style approach to strategic communications for clients in the technology sector, combining expert strategy and nimble execution with the creativity and speed of a startup.
We are news junkies, publicists, former campaigners, journalists, and expert communications professionals obsessed with tech. We are especially excited about tech that fixes real-world problems and is poised to change the way we work and live.
ABOUT THIS ROLE
We are looking for a Vice President to join our rapidly growing Consumer Tech PR team. The Vice President will develop client strategy, manage staff to drive an overall work plan, lead day-to-day client relations, conceptualize pitches and media placements, and play an active role in business development. This Vice President will work primarily on blue chip technology clients. This is a remote position.
As a Vice President on the Consumer Technology team, you will:
Set the direction on large-scale strategic planning and execution efforts with multiple client leads across dozens of product launches, product reviews, trade shows, press conferences, feature stories, executive bylines, measurement/reporting needs and more (Primarily working collaboratively in PPT and Excel)
Lead smart, proactive, and thoughtful high-touch daily client communications with the same client leads, juggling competing priorities (through regular calls and in-person meetings/presentations)
Partner closely with agency leads to develop robust strategy plans, reports, updates, and other presentation materials for the broader client team
Directly manage a team of 2-4 junior staff (in addition to interns), keeping a very close eye on quality control and ensuring client deliverables are smart, thoughtful, on-time and error-free
Work closely with our leadership on overall account management and capacity planning, ensuring client objectives are regularly met, our work is completed effectively and the team is run efficiently
Help our practice win new business and proactively expand our relationships in the technology sector
Stay up-to-date with consumer technology media trends and leverage relationships with leading national and local outlets to maintain regular coverage
Lead planning for product launches, strategic partnerships, and events
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
6+ years of experience in consumer technology PR in a client-facing and leadership role, or in-house
2 years minimum of demonstrated staff management experience
Experience leading blue chip global technology accounts or in-house communication
Can conceptualize, develop and produce strategic client plans, client recommendations, and media approach roadmaps that will be shared with the client, executives, and partners
Must be well versed in producing dynamic, highly visual Powerpoint presentations
Basic design skills to create flow charts, timelines, etc. are required, and advanced graphic skills are a plus!
Internalizes client and staff input to deliver initial strategies on their own, further honing and developing client plans based on edits and guidance from senior members of the team to produce excellent final results
Has a strong news savvy and knowledge of the media covering consumer electronics and innovation, particularly of big tech companies
Has a strong track record handling multiple assignments at once, working quickly and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility and eagerness to travel for the job
WORKING AT BERLINROSEN
BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role, including...
A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement committed to helping all staff develop and grow
A competitive salary based on leading market rates
100% coverage of Health, Dental, and Vision insurance monthly premiums
Company Sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
9 paid bank holidays
Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
Mobile Phone Reimbursement
BerlinRosen is committed to diversity and a culture of inclusion, recognizing that these commitments directly contribute to our ability to provide stellar service and support to both our employees internally and our clients externally. We will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, nationality, national origin, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, BerlinRosen will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Telecommuting is allowed.
It all started in 2005 with a simple idea – build a communications firm that operates with the speed and intensity of a political campaign.
That vision has taken us from a two-person startup to a team of 190+ professionals in New York, D.C and Los Angeles, working with the world’s top companies, organizations and candidates.
We take a 360-degree approach to communications—shaping narratives, crafting strategies, activating audiences and elevating your story above all.