Vice President

The Role
KITE HILL PR is currently seeking a Vice President to join our growing teams in NYC and the UK. Are you looking for a position where you’ll be instrumental in an agency’s growth and helping to distinguish it in the marketplace? Do you have a passion for grooming team members and driving the highest level of service across all clients and accounts? If so, we’d love to hear from you! The ideal candidate should have recent communications agency experience, including leading and executing communications campaigns.
 
We’re a specialist firm with a focus on MarTech & Advertising, Entertainment, Media as well as Emerging and B2B Tech. Working with the best of the best, many of our clients have made the “Forbes 100 Most Promising Companies” list year after year. We’re looking for someone who is proactive and loves working in an entrepreneurial environment, taking on exciting challenges and learning new skills. We're not your typical agency. 

Why Kite Hill?
We believe that best-in-class client service is achievable without the pressure-cooker environment and long working hours so often associated with our industry. Tired teams deliver tired thinking. Our mission is to nurture happier, motivated teams capable of delivering brighter, more inspired creative content and more considered, incisive and strategic consultancy. Most importantly of all, we’re not satisfied with standing still. A brilliant client campaign is not the end goal. Ongoing brilliance is what we strive for. With ever-evolving clients’ industries, the pursuit of continuous improvement and innovation must be ingrained in everything we do. Our thirst for excellence and growth is infectious, and, as a team, we know when we work together toward fulfilling our mission, we are unstoppable.

Position Summary: 

  • Own client relationships and manage account team members. Provide thought leadership, strategic counsel and partnership grounded in deep knowledge of clients’ businesses

  • Lead and direct all program efforts to ensure client satisfaction; bring a value-added approach to all issues and projects. Entertain clients appropriately to cement relationships and better understand their businesses

  • Lead and/or serve as a key participant in new business initiatives to shape the agency’s pitch and approach

  • Drive and execute strategic communications campaigns including proactive media relations, digital, content marketing and experiential communications campaigns

  • Develop client strategy, digital content, media materials, client messaging and thought leadership programs

  • Manage and mentor a growing team of smart, enthusiastic PR professionals while establishing best practices and providing structure

  • Partner directly with the CEO and founder of Kite Hill PR and Communications Week to ensure that client engagements are delivered on time and on budget


Qualifications: 

  • B.A./B.S. in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field or study

  • 10+ years of public relations/communications experience in a PR agency environment; adtech and/or digital media a plus

  • Exceptional writing skills

  • Strong media relations and strategy experience; established media relationships

  • Proven ability to manage projects and client relationships

  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, budget management and business skills

  • Experience in a variety of public relations programs and industries

  • Experience mentoring a team with a collaborative approach

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Positive attitude and deadline-oriented


Benefits:

  • Flexible vacation time

  • WFH days

  • Summer Fridays

  • Competitive salary + healthcare package

  • Annual bonus & 401K package


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, KITE HILL does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin or ancestry.

If you feel you meet these qualifications, please submit a cover letter and resume via email to jobs@kitehillpr.com