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Porter Novelli is a global purpose communication consultancy with offices across the US and internationally in Canada, London & Mexico City. Our mission is to work with clients to find their authentic ambition to make a positive impact on society. We craft a unique brand position and build the internal and external communication strategies that drive perception and the bottom line. We know that having a clear purpose is essential to building a customer base that will support and advocate on behalf of any organization in any situation. And we can prove that companies with recognized values and vision perform better, year over year. This is our value proposition and our heritage. It’s what sets Porter Novelli apart. 

The Role 

Porter Novelli is seeking to hire a Vice President to join our New York office to develop and implement integrated public relations campaigns and executive thought-leadership platforms in the corporate, nonprofit and social impact space. The ideal candidate will have excellent account leadership and business development skills and will also need an understanding of current affairs. The position includes working directly with some of the biggest names in business and philanthropy as well as building and implementing national and global campaigns. Come work on world-class brands, foundations and nonprofit organizations in a purpose-driven organization that consistently creates impactful award-winning campaigns. 

What You Will Be Doing

  • Planning and executing internal and external brand building and communications strategies
  • Being a true partner for clients by constantly looking for new and creative ways for clients to meet and exceed their goals through innovative solutions, including digital/ social media programs and content partnership implementation/ activations
  • Activating targeted Executive Visibility/ Thought Leadership campaigns for existing clients and proactively pitching for prospects
  • Having an entrepreneurial spirit, always seeking opportunities to grow the account organically by identifying incremental projects and cross-selling the agency’s full range of capabilities
  • Providing real-time strategic counsel on daily basis on account matters and issues
  • Project managing across several work streams / business lines
  • Participating in new business development (including proposal writing), company-wide initiatives

The Experience That Will Contribute To Your Success

  • Experience must include relevant social justice issues such as climate, gender justice, food security, , ethical practices, health and wellness, human rights and supply chain, and a deep understanding of the social innovation space
  • Knowledge and contacts across top tier media, events and partners
  • Working on integrated accounts including content and event partnerships
  • Serious account management know-how (ability to juggle is a must)
  • Growing and nurturing a group of up and coming stars
  • Mastery of all the skills one would expect at this level including writing; developing strategies and providing client counsel; hands-on experience in managing client issues; account and budget management; preference for working as part of a highly collaborative team
  • Experience pitching new business

Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our Social Purpose values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us


Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.

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