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  • Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy (ORM & SEO)

    RUBENSTEIN is seeking an innovative, creative, and solutions-oriented Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy (ORM & SEO) to be a key player in our multi-disciplinary digital team. This person will develop high level strategy and lead the implementation of online reputation management (ORM) campaigns and search engine optimization (SEO), as well as crisis communication and digital brand building initiatives, to meet client objectives.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is currently remote, and will eventually be located out of our New York City office. 

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Own and develop the ORM and SEO program throughout RUBENSTEIN in collaboration with the digital and crisis communications teams
    • Manage day-to-day client relationship and serve as client liaison on ORM, SEO, and digital public relations projects, continually fostering client-agency relationship, building trust, and anticipating and addressing client needs
    • Champion Internet Marketing / Search strategies for RUBENSTEIN, mentor key digital strategists, and enable the organization to understand the value of Search for PR clients
    • Own and develop the framework of how the ORM / SEO program directly contributes to RUBENSTEIN, including reporting on the overall performance of ORM / SEO over time, and drawing actionable insights to further improve growth
    • Develop new business opportunities in service of growing the practice over time, inclusive of client origination, proposal development, and pitching
    • Contend with and navigate highly confidential, sensitive information and issues on behalf of the firm’s c-suite level clients
    • Set up and provide ongoing reports for Online Reputation Management projects to track the progress of brands and individuals
    • Think independently to create new ideas and concepts for clients that drive results in support of strategic goals and objectives, on-time and on budget
    • Work cross-agency with internal teams to develop strategic digital recommendations that help accomplish client objectives and drive results
    • Ensure seamless integration with other agency partners and across project scope of work; liaise with outside vendors
    • Nimbly work well within a collaborative team account structure; actively mentor an array of junior staff and guide their ability to meet deadlines, enhance skills and cultivate media relationships

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Proven, well-rounded SEO specialist with expert knowledge of ORM / SEO methodologies, search engine algorithms and ranking strategies
    • Expert knowledge of SEO tools including: Google Search Console, SEMrush, Screaming Frog, etc.
    • Excellent analytical skills & proficiency in Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, and Tableau a plus
    • Effective client relations skills; ability to manage client relationships, presentations and offer strategic counsel
    • Conversant in current breaking news issues detailed in national publications
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met
    • Ability to think critically, creatively and develop new and interesting ideas
    • Excellent communications and presentation skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors, and the ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Demonstrated expertise and affinity for digital tools and platforms, and the eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Strong editorial judgement, with an eye for audience stewardship and lifting valuable messages to the surface of user awareness
    • Self-confidence and composure to accept critique, process it, and apply the learning to improve

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • 10 – 15 years of experience in an ORM / SEO / Search Marketing / Digital Strategy role
    • Work experience in Online Reputation Management is required
    • Prior experience in an agency setting (public relations or digital marketing) is preferred
    • College degree preferred

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check.

    RUBENSTEIN is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Vice President, Crisis Communications

    RUBENSTEIN is seeking a talented, motivated and dynamic Vice President to provide strategic counsel and media relations for a variety of clients across multiple sectors on highly complicated reputation matters and crisis response.

    Rubenstein’s clientele includes; global corporations, media and entertainment companies, financial services organizations, educational and cultural institutions, law firms, health care providers, not-for-profit organizations, real estate concerns, business executives and public figures.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is currently remote, and will eventually be located out of our New York City office. 

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Craft, manage, implement and convey clients’ messages through a full range of media outreach; cultivate effective relationships with mainstream news outlets on the local and national level
    • Serve as a day-to-day client contact, where appropriate, continually fostering client-agency relationship, building trust, and anticipating and addressing client needs, specifically in the areas of crisis and reputation management
    • Contend with and navigate highly confidential, sensitive information and issues on behalf of clients
    • Write creative and effective press materials, campaign plans and communication materials; draft messaging and talking points for senior management presentations, including preparing executives and talent for press interviews
    • Pitch to media and execute long-range communications strategies that raise the profile of the client and its executives, securing coverage with regional and national publications
    • Cultivate, establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of national, local and trade media
    • Assist in planning and overseeing the coordination of large-scale media events, including organizing logistics, staffing and managing press
    • Oversee content creation on social media and the distribution of press materials across platforms
    • Nimbly work well within a collaborative team account structure; actively mentor an array of junior staff and guide their ability to meet deadlines, enhance skills and cultivate media relationships

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Excellent, demonstrated writing and analytical skills, with documented ability to craft press releases, media pitches, in-depth PR plans, and strategic communications materials (AP Style knowledge a plus)
    • Conversant in current breaking news issues detailed in national publications, particularly in the business section
    • Comfortable and confident when dealing with confidential and controversial issues on behalf of clients; experience in dealing with law firms and legal issues a plus
    • Ability to quickly digest / understand complicated matters and help boil them down to key messages / actions
    • Strong relationships with media outlets on local and national level; proven record in delivering PR results across print, online and broadcast
    • Strong communications and presentation skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors, and the ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Understanding of the intersection between traditional and social media and how different outlets can serve different crisis purposes
    • Demonstrated proficiency and affinity for social media / digital tools and platforms, and the eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Ability to think critically, creatively and develop new and interesting ideas
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Familiarity with day-to-day tools such as PowerPoint, MuckRack, Cision, Meltwater, etc.

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • 8 – 10 years of client and media relations experience at a PR agency, government entity or in-house desirable, servicing a diverse client base preferred
    • Developed sector and industry expertise required with versatility to work across multiple sectors
    • College degree preferred – focus in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field is ideal

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. 

    Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Vice President, Legal Public Relations

    RUBENSTEIN is seeking a talented, motivated and dynamic Vice President to provide strategic counsel and media relations for a variety of clients in our well established and recognized legal practice group.

    Clients include: law firms, practice areas (litigation, white collar, finance, M&A, Private Equity, real estate, bankruptcy, trade, employment, technology, IP, etc.), individual partners, law schools, and related professional service businesses.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is currently remote, and will eventually be located out of our New York City office. 

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Craft, manage, and implement innovative public relations programs for clients in the legal and B2B space; convey clients’ key messages through a full range of earned and owned media
    • Serve as a day-to-day client contact, where appropriate, continually fostering client-agency relationship, building trust, and anticipating and addressing client needs
    • Continuously cultivate effective relationships with legal, business, and trade media
    • Write creative and effective press materials, PR plans and other communication materials, as well as award submissions, and digital content as necessary
    • Lead media relations efforts and secure media opportunities for clients, generating client coverage across traditional and digital outlets on local and national levels; engage in both proactive and reactive media relations management, including leveraging breaking news opportunities and trend stories
    • Position partners as industry experts to generate thought leadership opportunities and enhance brand visibility by identifying trends and issues upon which clients can comment
    • Proactively pitch stories ideas/interviews to trade, business and general media, both print, broadcast and digital
    • Coordinate high profile interviews, draft messaging and talking points for spokespeople, and provide media training / prep sessions in advance of any media interaction
    • Place bylined articles and other client generated content as appropriate
    • Publicize litigation wins and deal announcements, law firm hires, successes and pro bono work;
    •  Navigate highly confidential, sensitive information and issues on behalf of clients with ease and confidence
    • Oversee content creation on social media and the distribution of press materials across platforms
    • Nimbly work well in a fast-paced environment,  within a collaborative team account structure; actively mentor an array of junior staff and guide their ability to meet deadlines, enhance skills and cultivate media relationships

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills with the ability to quickly digest / understand complicated matters and help boil them down to key messages / actions
    • Strong relationships with media outlets on local and national levels; proven record in delivering PR results across print, online and broadcast
    • Ability to understand complex legal language, issues and reports, and articulate these into subjects of interest for the media, as well as demonstrated skill in handling C-suite issues and executive positioning
    • Excellent, demonstrated writing and analytical skills, with documented ability to craft press releases, media pitches, in-depth PR plans, and strategic communications materials (AP Style knowledge a plus)
    • Conversant in current breaking news issues detailed in national publications, particularly in the business section
    • Comfortable and confident when dealing with confidential and controversial issues on behalf of clients; experience in dealing with law firms and legal issues required
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors, and the ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Understanding of the intersection between traditional and social media and how different outlets can serve different purposes
    • Ability to think critically, creatively and develop new and interesting ideas
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met
    • Familiarity with day-to-day tools such as PowerPoint, MuckRack, Cision, Meltwater, etc.

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • 8 – 10 years of client and media relations experience at a PR agency, or on an in-house communications team at a law firm, is preferred
    • Direct publicity experience in the legal space is required with the versatility to work across multiple sectors
    • College degree preferred – focus in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field is ideal

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check.

    RUBENSTEIN is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Vice President, Proposal Writer

    RUBENSTEIN is seeking a talented, motivated and dynamic Vice President, Proposal Writer. This role is focused on new business proposal development, writing and editing in a fast-paced, complex environment across all sectors.

    The ideal candidate is a versatile wordsmith and a smart business writer who can adapt to style, master a variety of subjects and convey both its essence and details in persuasive prose, all the while sustaining the uniformity and tone of our existing messaging.

    RUBENSTEIN’s clientele includes; global corporations, media and entertainment companies, financial services organizations, educational and cultural institutions, law firms, health care providers, not-for-profit organizations, real estate companies, business executives and public figures.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is currently remote, and will eventually be located out of our New York City office. 

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop client communications, proposals, executive bios, case studies, oral presentations and other documents, primarily to help win new business
    • Review proposals to ensure compliance with RFP requirements; identify potential concerns or challenges
    • Review and edit drafts for readability, clarity, grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and formatting
    • Create, capture and distill concepts, ideas and identify key messages into easily understood and succinct prose that adopts the tone and ethos of the RUBENSTEIN brand and resonates with the client(s)
    • Collaborate with team members, account executives, and senior management to create and edit content; continuously cultivate effective working relationships with our internal teams
    • Participate in kick-off, strategy, solution, recovery and debrief meetings respective to writing assignments.

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Finely tuned ability to present ideas clearly, compellingly, and simply; can join a discussion and extract the most significant information and action items; can synthesize information into a concise format
    • Understanding of the fundamentals of public relations and familiarity with designing public relations / communications campaigns, programs, and strategies
    • Understanding of the RFP process, including the ability to interpret and organize RFP response, components, and compliance
    • Quickly grasp specialist knowledge and then make it clear for external parties; ability to adapt to new writing styles on a variety of diverse topics; ability to understand and extrapolate the difference between strategy and tactics
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks with a strong sense of urgency under tight and shifting time pressures; can fluidly pivot to address pressing matters at a moment’s notice
    • Demonstrated skill and discretion in handling C-suite issues and executive positioning
    • Conversant in current breaking news issues detailed in national publications; up-to-date on current events and emerging digital trends
    • Demonstrated proficiency and affinity for social media / digital tools and platforms, and the eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Professional, executive presence with strong communications and presentation skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors, and the ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Expertise with day-to-day tools and programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • 8 – 10 years of writing experience in public relations, crisis communications, strategic communications, marketing and/or branding, research, and/or business development, demonstrating a range of styles and formats, is required
    • Prior proposal writing experience in a public relations agency or professional services environment is preferred
    • College degree preferred – focus in Communications, Journalism, Business, Research, English or a related field is ideal

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check.

    RUBENSTEIN is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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We are always looking for talented professionals to join our team. Drop us a line by submitting your resume and cover letter

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For the first time ever, an artist - @sanfordbiggers - has been invited to take over the entire @RockefellerCenter campus for a solo exhibition. His 25-foot sculpture Oracle was unveiled this morning! On exhibit until June 29. Stop by Rockefeller Center to see more than 100 works of art! ...

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The news is out! Our client @highlinenyc announced Sam Durant’s “Untitled (drone)” as the second High Line Plinth commission in @nytimes today. The 25-foot fiberglass sculpture is on view at @highlinenyc beginning in May through August 2022. More details at thehighline.org.

The news is out! Our client @highlinenyc announced Sam Durant’s “Untitled (drone)” as the second High Line Plinth commission in @nytimes today. The 25-foot fiberglass sculpture is on view at @highlinenyc beginning in May through August 2022. More details at thehighline.org. ...

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The Jetsons or Downtown Miami? Rubenstein’s client @reeftechnology announced the arrival of Miami’s first-ever Robot Delivery Drivers! CC: @MayorofMiami ...

Congratulations to Dr. Stacie Stephenson on the launch of her new book Vibrant: A Groundbreaking Program to Get Energized, Reverse Aging, and Glow. We are honored to work with you and the @Vibrant.Doc team and are excited to keep spreading the word about this important book!
 
Learn more at vibrantdoc.com

Congratulations to Dr. Stacie Stephenson on the launch of her new book Vibrant: A Groundbreaking Program to Get Energized, Reverse Aging, and Glow. We are honored to work with you and the @Vibrant.Doc team and are excited to keep spreading the word about this important book!

Learn more at vibrantdoc.com
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Rubenstein congratulates client @BostonSymphony on today’s historic appointment of Gail Samuel as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Samuel will serve as the BSO’s first female president and the eighth in its storied 140-year history.

Photo Credit: Aram Boghosian for the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Rubenstein congratulates client @BostonSymphony on today’s historic appointment of Gail Samuel as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Samuel will serve as the BSO’s first female president and the eighth in its storied 140-year history.

Photo Credit: Aram Boghosian for the Boston Symphony Orchestra
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We’ve been honored to help promote @childmindinstitute’s new book, The Scaffold Effect, written by @drharoldkoplewicz. It’s essential reading for all parents, offering practical and effective strategies for raising resilient and self-reliant kids in these unprecedented times. 

The #ScaffoldEffect is on sale today, with 100% of the proceeds supporting the Child Mind Institute’s critical work. Learn more at childmind.org/thescaffoldeffect.

We’ve been honored to help promote @childmindinstitute’s new book, The Scaffold Effect, written by @drharoldkoplewicz. It’s essential reading for all parents, offering practical and effective strategies for raising resilient and self-reliant kids in these unprecedented times. 

The #ScaffoldEffect is on sale today, with 100% of the proceeds supporting the Child Mind Institute’s critical work. Learn more at childmind.org/thescaffoldeffect.
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We were honored to assist @nyphospital with communications around the Covid-19 vaccine rollout last week. 300 days after the first New York patient was hospitalized at NYP, this was a hopeful end of the year and a historic moment to be part of. ...

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Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday! ...

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Signs of 2021 are beginning to shine bright in Times Square. With planning well underway, our #NYE2021 team was on hand to assist with the delivery of the Times Square New Year’s Eve numerals. ...

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Tis the season for wearing your mask!😷 @Partnership4NYC teams up with legendary @AlvinAiley in a new PSA going live today across the New York region. #nytough ...

The last show we worked on was The Girl From the North Country @northcountrybroadway on March 12th. We urge Congress to pass COVID-19 relief for Broadway. Please visit www.saveourstages.com to learn how you can help. #PointMeTowardTomorrow #SaveOurStages #BroadwayLightsUp #ContactYourRep

The last show we worked on was The Girl From the North Country @northcountrybroadway on March 12th. We urge Congress to pass COVID-19 relief for Broadway. Please visit www.saveourstages.com to learn how you can help. #PointMeTowardTomorrow #SaveOurStages #BroadwayLightsUp #ContactYourRep ...

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#TBT: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…crane?! For just the fourth time in #NYC history, a crane hoisted another crane to the roof of a building, this time high above Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. The historic moment was the latest stage in the transformation of the iconic @tiffanyandco Flagship store. #Tiffany #TiffanyFlagship ...

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Congratulations to our friends at @center4fiction on a successful virtual benefit and congratulations to @raven_leilani winner of this year’s First Novel Prize for her debut LUSTER! ...

It’s been quite a holiday season already... but she’s ready for her closeup! If you’re in need of some holiday cheer this year, come see the @rockefellercenter Christmas Tree 6 a.m. to midnight daily. Tickets not required, masks and social distancing not optional.

It’s been quite a holiday season already... but she’s ready for her closeup! If you’re in need of some holiday cheer this year, come see the @rockefellercenter Christmas Tree 6 a.m. to midnight daily. Tickets not required, masks and social distancing not optional. ...

Getting in the giving spirit with our client @singforhope, which just launched its inaugural #SingforHopeHolidayCatalog filled with gifts that give back, including a makeup lesson with a Kinky Boots star, vocal lessons with Broadway or Opera singers, and private Zoom performances by Renée Fleming, Lea Salonga or Tituss Burgess. 100% of proceeds support working artists and bring Sing for Hope’s programming to communities globally. Check out their page for more info.

Getting in the giving spirit with our client @singforhope, which just launched its inaugural #SingforHopeHolidayCatalog filled with gifts that give back, including a makeup lesson with a Kinky Boots star, vocal lessons with Broadway or Opera singers, and private Zoom performances by Renée Fleming, Lea Salonga or Tituss Burgess. 100% of proceeds support working artists and bring Sing for Hope’s programming to communities globally. Check out their page for more info. ...

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