Due to our rapid growth, Zeno Group is looking for a Senior Vice President to join our technology practice in Silicon Valley.
Redwood City, CA
WHO WE ARE
Zeno Group, PRWeek's 2012 Mid-size Agency of the Year and SABRE’s 2011 Creative Agency of the Year, is a rapidly growing, global PR agency. Since the launch of our Redwood Shores based Technology practice in December, 2011, our team has grown significantly. We service technology clients ranging from emerging start-ups to those with a global presence. As a Daniel J. Edelman agency, we have access to the resources of the world’s largest PR firm with the entrepreneurial, nimble approach of a smaller team.
At Zeno, we pride ourselves on creating excellent work for our clients, and in a culture that’s collaborative, fast and fun. If you’re passionate about your work - if you’re creative, fearless, collaborative, and are among the best strategists and counselors in the industry, working at Zeno could be a great opportunity for you.
ABOUT THE JOB
We are seeking an experienced Senior Vice President to join our Silicon Valley team. You’ll be responsible for securing, maintaining and growing business, and providing sound strategic guidance to both colleagues and senior level clients. You’ll serve as a leader and resource to account teams, while significantly contributing to the performance and revenue of the office by partnering with the Managing Director in support of the development of new business opportunities and the organic growth of existing client relationships.
You will succeed at Zeno if you are fearless, energetic, and personify the Zeno values structure. You must be a collaborative spirit, and the type of leader for whom no job is too big or too small, who can balance thinking and doing, nurture great talent and champion collective wins. You must have deep expertise in technology, and understand all aspects of the tech media landscape (traditional and otherwise). You must be a savvy communicator and presenter, an excellent leader of people and teams, an outstanding PR strategist and client counselor and a driver of results.
15+ years of experience in PR; including 5 years of agency experience with tech clients
Demonstrated success in developing and executing PR strategies and programs in an agency setting
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to be experienced as charismatic, compelling, credible and authentic to internal and external audiences
Possesses deep knowledge of the technology space, and well established media contacts therein
Demonstrates advanced strategic thinking capability, supporting recommendations and counsel with substantive arguments
Must have excellent presentation skills, with proven success in developing compelling decks and winning new business
Must have a history of success leading teams, and developing talent
Demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit, strong leadership qualities and a team player attitude
Excellent writing skills
Proficiency in MSOffice, advanced proficiency in PowerPoint
Highly organized, with the ability to manage shifting priorities and operate at a fast pace
ABOUT OUR BENEFITS
Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, generous vacation, holiday and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan with company match, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and an exceptional work/life balance. In addition, our unique ZenoFit and sabbatical programs promote health, wellbeing, and fun.
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