Engagement Manager

As a global leader in brand consulting and growth strategies, Vivaldi unlocks innovation and growth opportunities for brands and businesses in a digitally connected world.

At Vivaldi, you can make great marketing and branding ideas happen for some of the world’s most dynamic brands. With global resources and deep specialized strategy, marketing and branding expertise, we closely collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas, uncover competitive advantages and deliver value. Choose a career at Vivaldi and enjoy an innovative, entrepreneurial environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life. You can follow us on Instagram to see a snapshot of life at Vivaldi.

Job Description:

  • Lead development of long-term client relationships
  • Lead client engagements in the areas of brand strategy, consumer insights, customer segmentation, innovation, growth strategies, and organizational change
  • Manage teams to drive superior results and insightful and actionable recommendations for clients
  • Be accountable for the timeliness/quality of work and project profitability
  • Mentor and train junior staff
  • Lead and manage internal growth and firm development activities
  • Possess superior qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  • Manage day to day aspects of client relationships in continued and seamless collaboration with lead partners as a strong representative of Vivaldi and help in building long-term relationships across all levels of clients
  • Together with the partner team, present findings and recommendations to clients
  • In close collaboration with partners, identify and close new business leads from current and new clients
  • Support and participate in lead development and other business development and marketing efforts, in conjunction with partners and corporate marketing initiatives

Candidate Profile:

  • Possess a strong mastery and a breadth and depth of essential consulting skills and business or brand strategy expertise
  • Outstanding problem solver, effective leader, and excellent communicator with significant project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience in client relationships with C-level executives and developing new business
  • Self starter, pioneering spirit, resourceful and ability to take ownership quickly and reliably
  • Comfortable with innovation and change: we pride ourselves on creating new content and on working on projects that are cutting edge and thus require new thinking
  • Ability to apply creative thinking to client issues
  • Interested in working at a fast-paced, intellectually challenging, growing company that is content driven

Job Requirements:

  • MBA or Master’s degree with 7 to 15 years of work experience
  • Strong professional track record in management/strategic consulting or branding/marketing mgt role
  • Industry knowledge and experience in one/more of the following: technology, consumer goods, food & beverage, financial services, automotive, healthcare, B2B
  • Ability to speak foreign languages a plus
  • Located in New York – some travel may be required

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