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Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. Vice President, Business Transformation in New York, New York

Edelmans Business Transformation team works with agility and purpose everywhere work gets done. We build stronger companies from the inside out by focusing on the core driver of successful transformations people. Our teams human-centric approach powers successful transformation by strengthening:

Value: We translate business strategy into transformation narratives for internal and external stakeholders, with emphasis on analysts, investors, media and industry

Culture: We engage and connect employees to the organizations core purpose, values and behaviors through personalized employee experiences

Brand: We shape brand identity and ambition, and bring it to life for all stakeholders

Joining our team means bringing with you a diverse set of skills, abilities, and expertise in employee experience and change management, corporate repositioning, talent attraction, marketing, and risk and reputation. As part of Edelmans U.S. practice, youll be part of a close-knit, collaborative network of team members, some of whom have been working together for more than a decade, while others have brought their unique transformation skills and abilities more recently. Our combined strength allows us to serve the widest variety of client needs and empower employees at all levels to shape the future of their companies and industries.

About the Opportunity:

Were seeking a flexible, adaptable and high-energy Vice President to join our Business Transformation team in New York. As part of our dynamic team, youll contribute to the success of several major accounts across a variety of sectors. Were not just looking for a seasoned communications professional, were seeking candidates with diverse backgrounds and skill sets to push our thinking, share fresh, innovative ideas and elevate the quality of counsel we deliver for our clients. If you have a passion for helping organizations and people reach their maximum potential, wed love to speak with you!

The key areas of responsibility are:

  • Lead and own all aspects of client programs, including building strong client relationships, proactively delivering counsel to clients, developing strategic plans, overseeing day-to-day program execution and the work of several team members, managing account budgets, staffing and work quality, integrating expertise from the broader Edelman network, and partnering with senior colleagues.

  • Drive business development, including new business, organic growth with existing clients, prospecting, and developing new service offerings that expand the solutions we bring to clients.

  • Talent development for colleagues whom you manage directly or indirectly; mentor, motivate, coach, consistently provide feedback, hold them accountable and conduct their performance reviews

  • Financial management, including negotiating contracts, supervising and forecasting account budgets, and managing invoicing, billing and client reporting.

  • In addition to the above, you will play a defining role in major pieces of business and work with senior leaders, with a focus on helping clients advance their business objectives, as well as our own. You will be the main point of contact with clients and set the tone for staff in terms of client servicing expectations.

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity