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Vice President

 At Curley Company, we love nothing more than to tackle complex challenges and high-profile campaigns that require interdisciplinary solutions. We are an award-winning firm that is woman-owned and woman-led. Our areas of specialization include corporate reputation, public affairs, earned media relations, social and digital media, advocacy, and crisis management. 

We are looking for a talented Vice President to join our growing team. The ideal candidate is smart, enthusiastic, curious, and willing to take risks. She/he/they will have the skills needed to lead and create compelling written, visual, and digital content, augment earned and digital media capabilities, as well as manage and actively steward several Curley Company client relationships and staff members. 


  • Effectively lead, design and implement corporate reputation, integrated marketing and strategic communications campaigns 
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to grow a team by way of motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback, and most importantly, leading by example 
  • Provide leadership in growing existing accounts 
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, to include playing an active role in pitches and crafting pitch and proposal materials; contribute to new business strategy 
  • Build, maintain and grow relationships with senior client contacts and executives, and provide ongoing strategic counsel as needed 
  • Experience generating both quick-turn creative solutions as well as longer-term programming, demonstrating agility and flexibility in your approach 
  • Lead account management efforts including budgeting, implementation, evaluation, staffing and strategic planning 
  • Set and manage client expectations, to include developing, implementing and tracking tangible measurements in line with account objectives and ROI goals 
  • Anticipate and proactively addresses client/team needs and challenges quickly and adeptly 
  • Possess and foster excellent presentation, writing and technical skills 
  • Demonstrate financial acumen and the ability to lead a profitable business by effective management of clients and teams 
  • Serves as a member of the agency’s management team and as a trusted senior team member to all members of staff 
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Curley’s values 

Personal characteristics: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a deadline-driven, entrepreneurial, relationship-based environment with changing business priorities 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize them appropriately 
  • Ability to manage both up and down the leadership chain for clients and colleagues 
  • Thrive in and contribute to a positive and highly collaborative culture 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent project management skills 
  • Quick thinker and problem solver 
  • Curious and looking to learn 

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field preferred 
  • Minimum 10 years of communications experience and managing client relationships in an agency environment 
  • Strong understanding of how to communicate with teams and work from both client and agency sides 
  • Track record of leading profitable programs that have advanced client business goals 
  • Superb people manager and have experience successfully managing resources and budgets as well as helping win new business 
  • Entrepreneurial and professional with the confidence necessary to manage a team 
  • Demonstrated record of cultivation and stewardship of account growth and new business opportunities 
  • Success in development and implementation of communication programs with measurable results 

Curley Company is committed to improving the diversity of our team. While not a minimum or mandatory qualification, we strongly encourage candidates of color, women, people from low-income backgrounds, any intersections of these identities, and other communities that have been historically underrepresented, to apply for this role 

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