Jamie Dierking

Jamie Dierking

Director of Communications at VML
Kansas City, United States

Summary

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Positions

Director of Communications
VML
Kansas City, United States
July 2017 - Present (5 months)
Senior Manager, Communications
VML
Kansas City, United States
March 2016 - July 2017 (1 year 4 months)
• Increased feature coverage for the agency 346% year-over-year
• Build, foster and manage relationships with reporters at advertising trade media including Ad Age, Adweek, Campaign, The Drum, Digiday, and MediaPost, in addition to business media like The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times
• Identify stories within VML offices across the United States including Kansas City Headquarters, New York, Chicago and Atlanta; pitch media in-person and remotely to secure the best coverage possible
• Collaborate with client and technology partners including Google and Facebook to amplify news and partnerships
• Manage submissions for awards competitions, including crafting an entry that gained VML a #5 spot on Ad Age’s Agency A-List, getting VML recognized as one of the Top 5 advertising agencies in the U.S.
• Place agency executives and clients at industry speaking engagements across North America
• Assist in management and updating of company’s global website
Channel Supervisor - Public Relations
VML
Kansas City, United States
January 2015 - March 2016 (1 year 2 months)
• Developed strategic integrated public relations campaigns for clients including Kleenex and the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
• Managed client and vendor partnerships including PR and influencer marketing agencies
• For Kleenex, the PR campaign launched a new product line for the brand: Kleenex Facial Cleansing, with nearly 20 media placements in top publications like Marie Claire, Essence, People StyleWatch and Woman’s Day
• Assisted with public relations strategies surrounding event activations for Tennessee Tourism, a state which was ranked as one of the top 10 destinations in the country with domestic and international travel expenditures reaching $17.7 billion in 2014

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism & Mass Communications

Kansas State University
1994 - 1997 (3 years)
Activities and Societies: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Emphasis in public relations with minor in sociology

Associate of Arts in Mass Communications

Colby Community College
1992 - 1994 (2 years)
Emphasis in mass communications with minor in business

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