Antenna is looking for a Senior Director for our Mobility ecosystem to manage the development, coordination and strategy of integrated public relations, branding, digital marketing and demand generation activities on behalf of clients across the automotive, transportation and future mobility ecosystem. This includes companies advancing autonomous and electric vehicles, connected cars, shared mobility, smart cities, micromobility, and beyond. Antenna Mobility clients are reinventing the way that people and goods move from the first to the last mile. Our ideal candidate will have their finger on the pulse of the automotive and mobility ecosystem and be familiar with relevant industry trends, influencers, journalists, analysts, conferences, and other spheres of influence to help our clients. This role will be temporarily remote due to COVID-19 and thereafter can be based in one of our offices. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Account Strategy and Management: 

  • Lead the development of omni-channel campaign strategy 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 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 

  • Extensive experience working with companies in the future mobility, automotive or transportation sector
  • 7+ years of strategic communications or related experience 
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, specifically with experience in writing for mobility
  • 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

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