Ag Client Service Manager (HS-7975)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not be able to reply to you if your resume does not meet the position requirements. There is NO closing date. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor s degree with approximately 7-10 years experience in public relations (agency and/or client side) + experience in agribusiness.Proven account leadership skills, with big picture understanding of each client s industry, issues and operating environmentConfident and effective speaker and presenter, as well as an active listener open to feedbackSophisticated writing skills with experience developing high-level strategic documents (e.g., proposals, programs, strategy documents)Demonstrated experience in all media strategy including digital / social media strategy; clear investment in staying hands-on with key technologies and platformsExperience in working across multiple industry sectorsProven ability to retain and build client relationships, including managing through challengesHigh levels of accountability relative to financial stewardship of client accounts and agency as a wholeProven ability to manage teams that generate results, and treat one another with care and respectThoughtful and effective coach for junior staff; invested in the development and retention of high-potential staff membersInnovative and creative thinker JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established business communications firm in their search for an Ag Industry Public Relations Client Service Manager.RESPONSIBILITIES for this position will include:Lead strategy development and implementation of business communication programsProvide senior counsel for accounts, including serving as primary liaison for client contactsParticipate, as appropriate, as an active, engaged staff member in agency management activities supporting day-to-day management of agency as well as long-term strategic planningLead, manage and develop staffManage and grow client relationshipsWrite strategic programs and range of other marketing / public relations materials, as well as overseeing writing quality and editing of materials developed by team membersCultivate key media contacts/influencers; securing high-level coverage as appropriate for client accountsDriving digital/social media strategy for client accountsOversee all executional responsibilities and administrative tasks associated with client accounts making sure agency reporting requirements are adhered toDirect and motivate staff/team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback. ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.