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JOHN LOGUE

Director, Business Development

Ejlogue@hartinc.com

T 419.893.9600 Ext. 410

F 419.893.9070

BRITTANY FULTON

Human Resources Leader

Ebfulton@hartinc.com

T 419.893.9600 Ext. 147

F 419.893.9070

Vice President, Public Relations

Responsible for overall departmental planning, revenue growth, profitability, work quality, client relations and strategic development. The Vice President, Public Relations provides senior-level strategic counsel and develops long-term plans, insights and program recommendations for clients, demonstrating a thorough understanding of their business, industry competition and relevant media.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall departmental planning, revenue growth, profitability, work quality, client relations and strategic development.
  • Provides senior-level strategic counsel and develops long-term plans, insights and program recommendations for clients, demonstrating a thorough understanding of their business, industry competition and relevant media.
  • Develops and expands agency capabilities in content, social, influencer and experiential marketing, while identifying new tools, data and processes required for effectiveness.
  • Counsels on and executes “brand journalism” techniques that drive a story-telling approach to key client channels.
  • Strategically plans and manages public relations activity for key clients, generating strategies and ideas that span all key platforms and channels (earned, owned, shared).
  • Partners with other agency planners to provide clients with seamless, multi-channel solutions utilizing traditional public relations, digital and social media platforms to deliver results.
  • Leads new business and agency retention efforts by identifying new opportunities, analyzing research, writing public relations proposals and plans, and making presentations to potential clients.
  • Works to manage department employees and evaluate staffing requirements.
  • Fosters on-going, valuable relationships with key influencers, serving as a critical connection between industry thought leaders and client stakeholders.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with agency’s other divisions to enhance project workflow and build solutions that produce significant impact.
  • Maintains a high awareness of issues and trends, both in the public relations field and within specific industry verticals/practice areas.
  • Nurtures a departmental atmosphere of teamwork, enthusiasm, and innovation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • A modern-day public relations mindset, with emphasis on content, social and digitally-minded strategies
  • 10+ years of public relations experience in an agency environment
  • Demonstrated experience building, conceptualizing and executing integrated communications programs that align with client/company business goals and objectives that produce significant results
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to frame key issues and strategies using data
  • Previous team leadership experience
  • Experience in home or building products, healthcare, food, business-to-business industries and/or education
  • Experience in executing both local market and national campaigns
  • Experience in supporting integrated campaigns in the context of broader communications goals and strategies
  • Collaborative, team-oriented individual unafraid to get your hands dirty
  • Fluency with tools for measurement and execution of campaigns (e.g., analytics programs)
  • Preference given to candidates willing to work from our Toledo, Ohio, offices

HART

50+ years of delivering creative solutions for great clients

  • 80 team members working for one common goal
  • Strong salaries, benefits and perks
  • Midwestern values that honor great thinking, great design and hard work
  • Deliver projects that range from full branding with identities, names and ads to websites, apps and broadcast TV
  • Know that every well-delivered solution starts with great knowledge
  • Value empathy, integrity and involvement
  • Recognized with numerous industry awards locally, regionally and nationally
  • Believe good enough just isn’t good enough

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