This full-time role at Hotwire is hybrid and open to any of our office locations – New York, San Francisco or Minneapolis

 

About you…

You are a go-getter, a builder. You’re a natural-born leader, a role model for your teams, and you enjoy investing time in developing and coaching others.

You're a proactive initiator, a catalyst for growth. You possess innate leadership qualities, serving as an exemplary figure for your teams, and find fulfillment in growing, mentoring and developing others.

You’ve been in the agency world a while. You understand the ins and outs of how the organization runs and are looking to take the lead in a role with significant revenue under your direct management and business leadership responsibility.

You are accountable. You aren’t waiting to be told what to do; you see a challenge and tackle it head-on. You have a long track record of building and maintaining successful client relationships. You have a wide consumer tech network that you’ve nurtured over the years. You love the challenge of leading new business opportunities and are energized by the win. Advising senior leaders is your superpower and you’re not afraid to challenge the status quo. You have a strong network, like to attend industry events, and have the ability to put that network to work for you.

You get tech. Specifically, consumer tech. You’ve led global campaigns; product launches and you could plan an event activation in your sleep.

 

About us…

We are the global communications and marketing consultancy that powers the world's most innovative tech brands. We are a group of expert communicators who are fanatical about tech and are here to help businesses ignite their possibilities. Our local experience and global scale allow us to deliver bold but pragmatic comms guidance to tech companies all over the world.

When you work with us, we connect and support you in a way that allows you to achieve limitless success and career growth. For years now, we’ve been named a Best Place to Work by PR Week, PRNews and Crain’s New York.

We are curious, ambitious and connected, but most of all we are one team working together to be the global alternative. 

 

We are looking for an exceptional person to join our team as a Senior Vice President, Consumer Technology.

The Senior Vice President, Consumer Technology role sits on our North America Client Services Leadership team, a wider group of Senior Directors and above who lead our account teams, impacting culture, implementing processes, and participating in high-level strategic discussions.   

The Senior Vice President, Consumer Technology owns the overall success and growth of our consumer practice. They manage a portfolio of consumer brand clients, oversee all consumer new business opportunities, build out new products and service offerings, manage resourcing as it relates to their teams and new business opportunities and participate in recruiting talent that aligns with the future goals of the business.  

Daily you will…

  • Own client relationships and leading accounts to deliver outstanding service to clients, identifying business pains and ensuring they are understood by teams
  • Manage a portfolio of business totaling between $2.5 - 3.5M
  • Demonstrate account and organizational leadership that sets the standard for your teams
  • Hunt for and lead new business opportunities in the consumer tech space
  • Partner with other leaders and team members projects and initiatives which move the business forward
  • Anticipate what’s next, helping clients and our team stay ahead of potential issues and leverage opportunities
  • Own client strategy within your teams that will meet and exceed client business goals and objectives
  • Develop strong client relationships beyond the day to day work, supporting them to succeed in their own career goals
  • Contribute to the success of the business by mentoring and developing skills across the agency
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients across the US and around the world
  • Manage an org of team members, creating paths for success and career development

You’ll Bring:

  • 10+ years of experience supporting and leading integrated comms programs in agency and potentially also in-house environments
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain client relationships
  • Experience in managing a portfolio of business totaling over $2.5M annually
  • A proven track record of successfully developing and implementing comms strategies in the consumer tech space
  • An existing network in the tech industry – from clients and connections to talent and media
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and a desire for continuous learning
  • Strong storytelling skills and confidence in presenting ideas and providing counsel to internal and external audience
  • Experience managing teams and developing career paths for your direct reports

Why Us:

  • Flexibility – We understand that life doesn’t always fit around the 9-5; and that work/life integration is crucial.
  • Global Reach & Opportunity – You will have the opportunity to work within global teams and travel within the US and globally to connect with clients and colleagues.
  • Great Benefits - Strong benefits package includes paid time off, holidays, sick leave, cultural celebration days off, paid time off for community involvement, medical, dental and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, 401K match and a paid 6-week sabbatical after every 4 years of continuous employment. Hotwire offers a variety of bonus opportunities to include business development, annual company bonuses and referral bonuses. Additional benefits include wellness allowance, internet, and phone reimbursement.
  • Development Opportunities – A strong learning and development program with training opportunities at all levels.
  • Autonomy – The freedom and support to be limitless, and the opportunity to own your career and create the future you want.
  • Variety – No day is the same as the last. Both within our own walls, and with our clients, we navigate change daily and there’s always an opportunity to stretch your skills, learn something new, seek out a new challenge, and gain expertise.
  • Our Amazing Team – We are connected, ambitious, and friendly. We don’t step on toes to get ahead, we build each other up, develop and teach each other and understand that each person’s individual success is a win for all.

We engage in Thoughtful Working, empowering our talent to determine the best way to work for our clients, our team and Hotwire every single day.

Compensation Range: $145,000 - $225,000

The range listed is just one component of Hotwire’s total compensation package for employees, which includes bonus opportunities and a variety of benefits mentioned above. Hotwire takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location, expected work to be performed, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. A potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

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