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Senior Manager, Client Experience Digital

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The East Geo of Weber Shandwick is seeking digitally driven account support specializing in integrated communication campaigns to join our high-energy, high-performance team. 

The ideal candidate should have a passion for integrated media campaigns spanning Strategy, Creative & Production, Paid Media, Earned Media, Digital Influencer, and Reporting & Analytics to develop and share brand stories across platforms. To be successful in this role, this individual must have a solid background in digital marketing that includes account management of cross-channel programs – from strategy to execution to measurement – including all day-to day elements of program execution. The candidate will have the ability to successfully collaborate and thrive in a fast-paced environment, oversee junior account team members with accountability across all aspects of the work we do – from partnering with internal teams as well as external partners and sub-contractors. 

What we’re looking for: 

  • Experience with surround sound media campaigns including online (social, search, digital display, streaming audio) and offline (TV, radio, print, OOH) channels 
  • Deep experience within cross-channel digital marketing strategy and execution, working closely with different teams including creative, media, planning, analytics and earned media
  • Socially astute with the ability to tactfully manage complex client and inter-agency relationships 
  • Client-facing experience delivering updates, managing calls and distributing information across internal teams in a timeline or organized approach
  • Strong creative sensibility and attention to detail. Must be able to clearly translate creative feedback and be a collaborator and leader in the creative process from concept to execution 
  • Experience in partnering with Project Management to deliver on project plans, calendars, and workflow processes 
  • Strong attention to detail to support and lead QA/proofing across a high volume of creative placements and client presentation materials
  • Keen interest in staying current with industry trends and updates that directly and indirectly affect our clients and our digital practice 

The Essentials: 

  • Thinking: Seeing the forest through the trees for our clients and not getting caught in the minutia. Intellectual curiosity and creativity is a must. 
  • Communication:  Speak, write and edit succinctly and compellingly. 
  • Storytelling: Understand the elements that make a story exciting, what brands are doing in the press and on social platforms, and what they should do next. 
  • Management: Meet deadlines, put out fires and multi-task. Work fast and work well. Resourcefulness is key. 
  • Coaching: Commitment to growth and development of junior team members and/or direct reports through thoughtful delegation and meaningful coaching and feedback.  
  • Interpersonal: Collaborate well and play nice, whether it’s in a team, with other teams or independently. 
  • Passion: To deliver high-quality work, build close client relationships, execute effectively, and be motivated by the work. 
  • Technical: Skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Detail-Oriented: Whether it’s a strategy presentation or monthly insights reporting, attention to detail and a commitment to delivering clear and precise work is essential.
  • Spark: Understand what sets you apart.
  • Growth: Recognize where you can grow and be open to learning opportunities. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Be a demonstrated self-starter and work well within a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary team to deliver client success 
  • Provide client counsel while serving as a strategic driver for client meetings and presentations 
  • Expand the digital deliverables and offerings for our team 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of paid, owned and earned programs, connecting the dots with multiple projects. 
  • Efficiently manage client and team resources and deliverables around major campaigns and projects
  • Write content briefs and deliver on project timelines
  • Manage multiple projects at various stages simultaneously, while managing budgets and staffing around programs and campaigns
  • Have excellent organization and time management skills
  • Have very strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Be able and eager to quickly learn new systems, tools, approaches and platforms
  • Effectively manage client and team expectations around timelines, work, and deliverables 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 2 years management experience leading small groups and projects.  
  • 5-7 years of experience in a PR/communications role with expertise in writing, plan development, media relations strategy and execution, event management, social content, measurement and monitoring.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree.  
  • Strong experience with both large-scale and start-up business environments preferred. 

About Weber Shandwick 

Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s Agency A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. Weber Shandwick was also honored as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and PRovoke’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2017 and 2019. The firm earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Data-led, with earned ideas at the core, the agency deploys leading and emerging technologies to inform strategy, develop critical insights and heighten impact across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com 

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick 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.

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