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Public Relations, Technology Practice Lead



15d ago

  • Job
    Expert Level
  • Marketing
  • $185K - $350K
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need a B.A./B.S. degree &15+ years PR experience in technology sector, pitching business, overseeing client activations, being a trusted expert, and leading teams. Must have deep tech industry understanding, collaborative approach, exceptional client service skills, and proven leadership abilities.
  • You will lead the West Coast technology practice, driving growth, building client relationships, staying ahead of industry trends, exceeding revenue targets, mentoring the team, and delivering outstanding results.


  • B.A./B.S. degree in areas such as Business, Marketing, Market Research, Public Relations, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • 15+ years of experience in the public relations or communications-related field, with an emphasis on the technology sector, in a client-facing, progressive leadership role.
  • Exceptional business savvy and client service skills, with a proven track record of pitching and winning business, overseeing sizeable client activations in the enterprise technology, hardware, telecom, and/or semi-conductor space, and being positioned as trusted subject matter expert and go-to partner to clients and teams.
  • A deep understanding of the technology industry, its ecosystem of influencers, and emerging technologies, across both B2B and B2C brands.
  • Experience working across an integrated team, with a collaborative and proactive demeanor, delivering big-picture thinking, with a passion for technology, mentorship, and sharing of innovative and fresh ideas.
  • Robust relationship builder and engaging leader, with strong consumer and technical acumen, and ability to influence long standing, key senior clients.
  • Deep seated experience formulating effective strategic business plans, establishing trust, fulfilling organizational objectives and business goals, in a complex and fast-paced organization.
  • Proven team and practice leader, with the ability to build, grow, mentor, inspire, and motivate.


  • Design, build, and execute a growth strategy for the West Coast technology practice.
  • Bring an entrepreneurial and consultative approach in creating new incremental business opportunities, and crafting and implementing strategic business development plans that align with agency and client business goals.
  • Serve as an integral member of the global client relationship team, collaborating and partnering on initiatives, addressing the varied and changing needs of your clients, including emerging AI technologies, proactively leading in changing times with solid counsel and program creation that address objectives.
  • Proactively and strategically cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients, partners, and key stakeholders to ensure client satisfaction, repeat business, exceeding goals, and leading to positive referrals.
  • Stay on top of industry best practices, trends, client, and competitor brand activity, ensuring Golin delivers game-changing ideas and solutions.
  • Meet and exceed revenue targets by effectively negotiating contracts, closing deals, and expanding client engagements.
  • Anticipate client needs, requests and serve them before asked; nimbly adapt plans and tactics to changes and opportunities in the world around us.
  • Build and mentor a strong, connected, and engaging team who are inspired and consistently deliver great work.
  • Hold and set a high bar for smart and sound ideas, flawless execution, and outstanding, measurable results.


What qualities are you looking for in a Technology Practice Lead?

We are looking for someone who is a tech innovator, entrepreneur, builder, and integrated communicator with a proven track record of driving and converting business pitches.

What kind of clients will the Technology Practice Lead be working with?

The Technology Practice Lead will be working with established and emerging companies in the consumer, gaming, telecom, and semiconductor industries, including some of the biggest Fortune One brands in technology.

What will be the main responsibilities of the Technology Practice Lead?

The main responsibilities of the Technology Practice Lead will include driving and converting business pitches, setting the direction of client projects, winning new and organic business, and expanding relationships in the public relations technology sector.

What is the role of the Technology Practice Lead within the West Coast team?

The Technology Practice Lead will be a key pillar of the West Coast team, spurring the growth of the technology practice and leading large-scale planning and execution of client projects.


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