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Wipfli LLP is currently seeking an Public Relations Manager. Under the direction of the Creative Lead, the Public Relations Manager strategically plans and organizes the public relations program for the Firm to create and maintain a favorable public image, grow brand visibility through press mediums and generates external opportunities to increase thought leadership, in accordance with Firm policies and procedures.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field
Requires 5+ years of job related experience
Specific experience required
Requires demonstrated knowledge in the areas of public relations, media and communications
Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively
Ability to balance many projects simultaneously
Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
Ability to analyze data and recommend solutions
Ability to maintain an innovative outlook
Ability to clearly define, explain and implement the PR strategy and design successful marketing and business development activities
Ability to craft a storyline and flex angle as needed
Ability to identify strategic brand visibility opportunities
Ability to deliver all assigned activities on-time and within budget
Ability to have an “integrated view” of activities that support growth strategies
Ability to evoke creative and innovative thinking from others
Ability to influence peers and/or individuals higher in rank
Ability to demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, accuracy, persistence and dependability
Ability to share lessons learned and best practices
Requires strong organizational skills
Requires strong oral and written communication skills
Requires a keen sensitivity to relationship management and development
Requires discretion and discernment for industry-specific sensitivities
Requires excellent professional presentation skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience with distribution wire and PR-specific programs (i.e. PR Newswire, Business Wire, , etc.)
Familiarity with press engagement tools (i.e. Meltwater, HARO, etc.)
Basic understanding of metadata and SEO a plus
Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible.
The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Dan Anderson, and you can find him on LinkedIN Here. He is based in our Rockford, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.
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