Director, Connector
New York, NY 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Golin New York is looking for a Director to join our team!

Golin is a progressive public relations agency with expertise ranging from brand-building and cutting- edge digital content, to corporate reputation, healthcare advocacy and measurement. Golin aligns earned-first, data-driven creative with the customer journey, to deliver maximum impact for clients and reach a profoundly diverse global market. "Go All In" is the agency's ethos and commitment to bravery over mediocrity.

We Go All In, in everything we do. We're especially committed to Go All In for our people. We challenge our employees to be Courageously Happy, and have empowered them to do so by offering our LifeTime benefits program. Lifetime offers unlimited time off, enhanced family care, ridiculously good health and wellness benefits, and a monthly LifeTime stipend for the gym or hobbies. We really do want you to play as hard as you work!

Ready to go all in with us?

WHAT YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor's degree, and at least 8 years of related experience
  • Proven experience working with media and a strong portfolio of story placements
  • Superior writing and editing skills that can communicate creatively and in an engaging manner
  • Understanding of earned media strategy and experience creating media plans
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and superior client service skills
  • Be proactive and highly motivated; demonstrate the ability and desire to work independently and confidently, but as part of a team
  • Be detail oriented with an ability to focus on the larger picture
  • Provide sound counsel and be comfortable providing editorial and response recommendations to clients
  • Experience interacting with clients
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and client teams at all levels

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Build strong relationships with national, regional and trade media as well as bloggers and influencers that allow you to predict coverage results and contribute to successful earned media strategies
  • Continually seek out and create opportunities to place stories in all types of media, from traditional to digital to influencers
  • Contribute to and implement media strategies for planned campaigns, ongoing "news engine" programs and real-time news events that lead to ongoing, positive media coverage
  • Stay ahead of trends and create story opportunities from real-time news events
  • Create great stories from clients' business developments and data
  • Develop compelling, media-focused content, ranging from press releases and written pitches to digital and video content
  • Work daily with media across multiple channels, including email, social media and phone
  • Respond to issues and crisis communications
  • Recommend and track measurement KPIs
  • Participate in and attend client meetings
  • Collaborate with teams across multiple disciplines and geographies and successfully manage complex, fast-moving and unexpected communications challenges
  • Interact with teams and clients to present strategic recommendations addressing challenges and opportunities, as well as in "think on your feet" situations

Golin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Golin recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose). Therefore, if hired, candidates must present proof of vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to disability, sincerely held religious belief or exception required under applicable law.

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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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