Managing Director, New York
Company: APCO Worldwide Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Senior-level Communication Professionals New York, New York
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently
owned global communication and business strategy firm with client
throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help
clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities,
perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and
governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and
six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a
majority women-owned business. APCO Worldwide, named one of the
Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for
four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by
PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and
development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and
benefits package. The Role We are looking for a charismatic,
entrepreneurial and collaborative business innovator to be the
leader of our New York team. The Managing Director for the New York
Office and North region will inherit and grow an exceptionally
talented team that is primed to further accelerate growth and
capture our rightful market opportunity. APCO is a market leader in
helping our clients with corporate advisory and advocacy to protect
license to operate; understand shifting demographic, social,
culture and behavioral change; advance innovative and disruptive
business models; and build creative campaigning efforts that drive
change. The MD will be responsible for developing and driving a
market growth and innovation strategy. They should thrive in
building business and capturing new opportunity. The MD will also
provide senior level counsel to help our clients anticipate and
navigate their operating environment while building reputation.
They will help our organization remain competitive and grow by
identifying and converting new business that will have a major
strategic impact on the long-term success of the company. The
Managing Director will report to the North America president and be
part of our North America leadership team building APCO's future.
THE SUCCESSFUL MANAGING DIRECTOR WILL:
- Leadership - Set a vision and inspire those to achieve
it.--Live our values. Work collaboratively as the lead and part of
a team; check their ego at the door. Bring the full global power of
APCO forward to win new clients and expand existing ones.
- Business- Understand the NY corporate market and opportunities
across the Northeast; maintain deep connections in C-Suite
environments and authentically introduce APCO to help drive
success.--Lead the charge in securing and building client business.
Maintain an external profile as an innovative thought leader.
- DEI & Community Engagement-Champion our DEI and Accelerate
What's Right Encourage community engagement with staff efforts to
create real change.
- Business Performance - Deliver results against the business
plan; generate organic and net-new revenue growth and meet expected
levels of profitability with the one-firm approach in mind,
collaborating and coordinating across the network; partner with the
office leadership team to responsibly manage budgets and
- Operations Partnership-Partner with and empower the office and
corporate operations team to run day-to-day operations. The team
will bring to life the internal operations of the growth and
innovation plan. The day-to-day team will be responsible for
internal operations such as employee development; talent
recruitment and retention; employee issues; office operations,
- Client Oversight - Identify and expand key client relationships
through C-suite engagement.
- Effective Networking - Actively network to identify new
business prospects and talent for the firm, work with colleagues
and managers to propose innovative ideas that increase market share
for the business.
- Meeting KPIs - Meet or exceed assigned new business and
personal KPI targets (developed in partnership with Regional
President as part of the review process).
- Supervisory responsibilities - Supervise and direct the office
- Requires- At least 15 years of experience in communications,
public relations and public affairs. A bachelor's degree in a
relevant field and a proven ability to develop business strategy
and drive results. About APCO APCO Worldwide is an advisory and
advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and
private sector organizations act with agility, and build
organizational reputations, brands, relationships and solutions to
succeed. APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business.
Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help
them anticipate, plan, execute and secure impact through our
curiosity, insights and diverse expertise. Our clients benefit from
APCO leaders who have the pulse of the dynamically changing global
environment that defines the marketplace; the first-hand experience
of having faced significant issues or opportunities; the ability to
harness the power of data, insights and technology; and the passion
to deliver unparalleled results. Our expertise and integrated
approach enable us to provide a full range of services, across
industry sectors and global markets, allowing us to offer effective
counsel and programs for boards of directors and CEOs. We meet the
evolving needs of executives and their teams in communications,
public affairs, government relations, legal, risk, organizational
transformation, international relations, corporate responsibility
and brand marketing. We measure success in the transformations we
help to catalyze, our clients' impact on society and their
continued profitable growth. You have been redirected to a APCO
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