Vice President/Senior Vice President, Financial Services


For 40+ years Makovsky has been dedicated to providing excellence and total commitment to results that exceed expectations. A privately-owned PR and communications firm, Makovsky is dedicated to specialized thinking which is derived from a deep knowledge and expertise in specific practice areas. Makovsky’s core focus involves strategic, integrated communications programs designed to activate in the Health, Financial + Professional Services, Energy, Consumer, and Technology. Makovsky is known for its strategic partnership with clients. This involves immersion into clients’ business, culture and thinking, to effectively become a working extension of the client.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Financial Services Industry Knowledge, specifically mutual funds, banking, insurance, fin/tech and/or hedge fund sectors
  • Proven track record in technical writing or producing content for FS industry brands
  • Experience working in a team environment, with a “senior doer” mentality
  • Project management strength, hitting multiple client deadlines in tandem
  • Flexible, creative, with an ability to come up with new ideas and creatively re-package existing client material in new ways

 

Skills and Equivalent Experience:

  • At least 7 years of work experience in public relations, public affairs and/or media relations with financial services accounts
  • Strong Verbal, writing and editing skills
  • Interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Social media content and management
  • Think creatively and develop story ideas
  • Supervise junior account staff
  • Supervise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Project management of large programs

 

Makovsky is recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in PR” and ranked 7th on the “PR Power 50” List.  Working at Makovsky provides a fantastic training ground to become a top communications expert and manager.  Career growth, with clear steps to promotion, is outlined for each team member.

 

Please send your resume and cover letter and any other relevant information to [email protected]

Contact

NEW YORK Office

228 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
212.508.9600
[email protected]

WASHINGTON Office

1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20036
202.753.5032
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