Showing posts from November, 2012

Senior VP - Financial/Crisis/Corp PR - SF

Prestigious, strategic, corporate communications consulting firm in San Francisco seeks a SVP, head of the San Francisco office.  

We are looking for at least 15 years of experience counseling senior leadership and Boards of Directors on such areas as transaction communication, special situations, corporate governance and Investor Relations.

This company is a leader in its field and winner of numerous awards and recognition over the years for high quality strategic PR consulting work.

Media/Analyst Manager -stellar technology consulting firm - NY/Boston/Chicago/DC

The media/analyst manager of this much admired, global management consulting leader will direct integrated global media relations and industry analyst relations efforts for covering business sectors involved in analytics and integrated marketing services by leveraging major marketing initiatives, thought leadership, successful client engagements, and the expertise of the superb senior management. This manager is responsible for improving the focus, quality and frequency of media and industry analyst coverage as well as strengthening the approach to managing the interaction; incorporating media relations into the team's marketing efforts; and improving the company's external profile within relevant industries. The person in this role will:
Have a keen understanding of the key issues and trends affecting the digital marketing and the marketing analytics industriesBe a proactive, strategic thinker focused on generating trade, non-traditional media, and tier-one media coverage and …

Public and Analyst Relations Manager - Seattle/San Fran

This company is an innovative technology solutions company of about 16,000 employees and operates all over the world, often in partnership with some of the other largest and most well respected technology giants.  

We are looking for a Media manager to work cross functionally with multiple disciplines - including key stakeholders within different business units, functional groups and marketing to identify and generate story development that provides thought leadership positioning to further the reputation of the company.  He or she must have media (traditional and digital) skills,  excellent writing skills, strong industry analyst relations skills, and masterful project management skills.

This person will establish metrics that align to business objectives, manage the PR agency, and develop excellent strategies for industry analysts.  He or she will support global thought leadership marketing campaigns and work with social marketing and marketing executives.  The Public and Analyst Rela…

How to Always Get a Response When Applying for a Job

By Simone ShenyYou do a search online, you find an interesting job, you fill out the hour and a half app., you wait to hear back, you never hear back.

Why is this?

 No, it’s most likely not because you don’t have a connection within the company. Although networking is a great way to land a job, it’s not the only way.The problem: you aren’t applying the right way.

Forget the web application; the employer is probably avoiding them like the plague, as the large pile of applications grows higher and higher. So you are probably asking, what do you do then? It is very easy. Click out of the app…or fill it out, it definitely wont hurt you. But what you need to do if you want this job is find a human!

            In order to get a response from a potential employer you must contact a potential employer. A person in either Human Resources or the department head, the person hiring for the position, or the closest person you can find. Use your best judgement if the website application says, “do not…