Antenna Group is a mission-driven integrated PR and Digital Marketing agency. We partner with companies at the heart of global conversations addressing the world’s biggest climate, real estate, and health-related opportunities.

As leaders in these spaces for over a decade, we are leading the Age of Adoption; the transition between research and innovation into a world where companies across the economy are furiously adopting sustainable, healthy equitable solutions. 

We celebrate differences among our staff and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and remain committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, supportive, and respectful environment where each Ant feels a sense of dignity, belonging, and acceptance.

We are hiring a Senior Director to make an impact in our Climate practice. We are looking for an individual to contribute a fresh perspective and creative ideas to the Antenna community. 

What you’ll do

Account Strategy and Management: 

  • Lead strategy development and creation of plans for successful client programs
  • Manage multiple campaigns for early and growth-stage startups and larger established companies
  • Drive the creative process and encourage teammates to identify fresh approaches to clients’ programs
  • Provide strategic industry and communications counsel to client executives
  • Assign roles and responsibilities across account teams
  • Monitor the financial health of accounts and advise on retainer management
  • Ensure efficient and effective collaboration and coordination across Antenna divisions (e.g. public relations, digital marketing, creative, web development, public affairs) on account work 

Client Relations:

  • Take ultimate responsibility for client satisfaction; expediently address client concerns and requests; prioritize client retention
  • Serve as account teams’ primary client contact
  • Drive client update calls, and coach junior staff to own portions of agendas 
  • Work with junior staff to refine written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on delivering thoughtful recommendations and attention to detail
  • Hold junior staff accountable for timely reporting and updates to client-facing dashboards

Content Development:

  • Perform final edits on and enforce quality standards for all written materials, including press releases, bylines, case studies and sales collateral
  • Coach junior staff on how to develop compelling written materials and master the art of storytelling
  • Manage all regulatory and legal approvals with the client

Ant Management and Mentorship:

  • Work with junior staff to develop and strengthen PR skills and understanding of clients’ industries
  • Directly manage three to five junior staff members; coordinate performance reviews and make recommendations to senior management regarding salaries and titles
  • Lead and participate in agency team building activities 

Business Development: 

  • Identify and engage with potential client organizations 
  • Attend networking events and industry conferences on behalf of agency
  • Develop and present excellent strategic communications proposals 

Qualifications 

  • Experience working with B2B companies/organizations in energy, sustainability, environment, transportation, circular economy or similar
  • 7+ years of strategic communications or related experience 
  • Excellent verbal communications skills, with strong ability to manage and navigate difficult client situations and effectively manage expectations
  • Interest in client subject matter and ability to understand complex technology and explain them in accessible, compelling terms
  • Ability to think strategically and connect client goals/objectives with integrated marketing and PR program approaches 
  • Self-motivated, proactive and flexible 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Collaborative, proactive, and persistent mindset.
  • Curious nature and the desire to challenge the status quo.
  • Passion for Antenna’s sectors and a determination to make an impact.
  • Drive to deliver an invaluable client service experience.
  • Desire to leverage innovative technology to drive impact for our clients and optimize the delivery of great work.

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and matching 401K. 
  • Time off is required. We want our ants to rest, relax, and recharge, so we offer a tiered PTO system-based tenure at the agency with 18 PTO days to start and Winter Recess. 
  • We value and celebrate diversity. Our staff come from different backgrounds, and we honor their various religious and cultural observances by offering Floating Holidays and Heritage Month celebrations. 
  • Early Fridays are for all year round. Summer Fridays are great, which is why we extend them throughout the year. 
  • Service is in our DNA. We offer a paid day off every year to volunteer with an organization that is meaningful to you. 
  • Tenure is valued and rewarded. In addition to tiered PTO and professional development stipends based on tenure, we offer Sabbatical Leave to our seasoned Ants. 
  • We invest in our Growth-Stage Ants. We connect Ants with Mentors/Allies other practices for guidance, advice, friendship, and networking. 
  • We were hybrid before it was cool. We’ve always believed in balance and have offered a hybrid office schedule well before the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Growth is the key to our collective success. We offer a yearly Professional Development Stipend, career development, training, and mobility.
  • Connection and relationship building is everything.  We offer regular outings, virtual events, Heritage Month celebrations, interest Slack channels and happy hours.

Antenna has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees reporting to any of our offices or attending any Company-sponsored event. The Company requires that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, but will provide accommodations as required by law.