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Director of Public Relations

VividFront is seeking an experienced Public Relations Specialist to join our growing digital marketing team in downtown Cleveland, OH. A successful Public Relations Specialist will be primarily responsible for acting as a representative to the news and media on behalf of VividFront and our clients, as well as organizing official public appearances and events.

About VividFront:

VividFront is an integrated marketing agency with a majority focus on driving results and revenue for our clients. Our core competencies include custom web design and development, eCommerce stores, branding, and all things digital marketing. We take a unique, audience-based approach to our work, allowing us to successfully drive results across a wide variety of both B2C and B2B industries.

The VividFront team prides itself on the ability to constantly adapt and creatively solve problems in the ever-changing world of digital marketing. Departments work side-by-side in a highly collaborative, creative and energizing environment. In terms of our org structure, we strive to promote from within and never hesitate to recognize and reward hard work.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Become the go-to VividFront team member for all Public Relations (PR) campaigns and projects
  • Recruit and lead a Public Relations team
  • Communicate with clients regarding their PR-specific goals, manage expectations, and share PR-related results in a concise and professional manner
  • Collaborate with digital marketing team members to ensure big picture goals are being met as it relates to the overall media presence of each client
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the news media, consumers, government, local communities, and other public interest groups
  • Help maintain each client’s corporate image and identity
  • Draft speeches and arrange interviews for top executives
  • Respond to information requests from the media
  • Author memorable and well-written content for press releases
  • Bring a fresh perspective and a positive attitude to our firm

Required Skills and Education:

  • 3-5 years of experience in public relations
  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or another related field
  • Superior writing and communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills. Displays confidence when speaking in front of groups
  • Strategic and innovative thinker who makes data-driven decisions
  • Adaptable and capable of unstructured problem solving
  • Detail oriented
  • Earned media placements in well-known publications
  • Local media contacts
  • Familiarity with the tech space
  • Management and oversight of budgets, as either an agency partner or internal lead

Bonus Points For Experience In:

  • SEO
  • Backlinking campaigns
  • Crisis communications
  • Agency work
  • Leadership and training

Why Choose VividFront?

  • “Unlimited” paid vacation policy
  • Free Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits with your premiums 100% paid by us, nothing out of your paycheck
  • Limitless opportunities for growth and advancement
  • LunchOwl
  • Free, unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Company Happy Hours
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • A downtown Cleveland office with natural light, vintage hardwood floors, and an amazing location near Progressive Field and The Quicken Loans Arena
  • Free covered (garage) downtown parking

Ready for the challenge? Please fill out the form below, attach your resume and 3 examples of earned media placements in well-known publications, published within the last year. 

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