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Executive Vice President, Employee Experience Practice

Company: Edelman
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Executive Vice President, Employee Experience Practice In an era of constant, disruptive change, we help clients manage the people dimension of business transformation with a human-centric approach. We believe that for transitions to be successful, we must reach the hearts and minds of employees to bring them along the journey. Helping clients do this successfully is part art and part science. The science? The tools, methods, digital enablement, behavioral and data analytics to reach the right person with the right experience at the right time.The art? Storytelling, employer brand and culture-shaping expertise that accelerates and amplifies the employee journey. Together, art and science create a compelling experience that shifts mindsets and behaviors to drive long-term impact. - Our work shapes three critical elements of the employee experience: - 1. Culture: Assessing and then activating behaviors and new ways of working to support a client organization's purpose/strategy/operating model -2. Change Management: Leading the organization through the upheaval and uncertainty of transitions with change management tools and methods to engage employees on the transformation journey 3. Communications : Informing and connecting employees with smart content strategy and delivery systems Our Employee Experience specialists are part of Edelman's national Corporate Advisory practice and represent a diverse set of backgrounds and expertise. We partner seamlessly with the broader Edelman network and have dedicated specialists in our data analytics and digital teams. Our combined strength means we can serve the widest variety of client needs across multiple sectors. The commonality we all share is our passion to innovate the employee experience. - Joining Employee Experience means being a member of a team with an engaging and familial atmosphere and a flexible work environment. - About the Opportunity: Edelman is seeking a highly strategic employee experience professional at the EVP level to lead our innovative and growing Employee Experience team in the NYC office. As part of this dynamic team, you will contribute to the success of several major accounts and work with some of the field's most forward-thinking leaders.Important to note: this role will also be filled by a candidate who has experience advising senior level clients and able to practice consultative selling and close new business. - It's not the fifteen years of corporate, consulting, or public relations agency experience you have that's most important for this role, but rather what you have done in those years to demonstrate your ability to think creatively, advise C-suite level clients on tough challenges, and develop a team that drives growth. The successful candidate for this role is a business-minded steward of the client relationship and is entrusted and empowered to ensure both the clients' and Edelman's business objectives are met. You will effectively manage several clients, projects and/or teams while delivering integrated thinking rooted in data and insights. You will help leverage the full suite of Edelman resources while creating a climate that encourages ingenuity and integrity. - While there is no "typical day" at Edelman, your time here will expose you to a variety of disciplines within the company as you help shape integrated solutions collaboratively with colleagues from across different Edelman practices. - Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising C-suite level clients on the people challenges of large-scale business change
  • Leading new business proposals and presentations
  • Partnering with leaders and colleagues from other practices, markets, and lines of business within the firm to create integrated solutions that bring the best of Edelman to client challenges
  • Leading teams in the delivery and management of consulting assignments
  • Creating tools and methodologies that evolve the Employee Experience practice capabilities
  • You will have the opportunity to partner with a diverse set of team members on a wide variety of client needs that require a nimble mind and continuous curiosity. The Employee Experience team offers a flexible, accommodating, and close-knit community environment.Basic Requirements:
    • Minimum 15 years of client-facing experience in at least three of the following areas: strategic organizational communications, change management, culture, mergers & acquisitions, employee engagement (including applications of social media), internal communications research, and executive/management communications
    • Bachelor's degree in journalism, English, organizational development, human resources, industrial psychology, communications, business administration or a related discipline from an accredited college or university.
    • Can demonstrate superior writing, editing and presentation skills; project management skills; and consultative skills (including group facilitation, critical thinking, and client management)
    • Client-service experience is highly preferred
    • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to partner with colleagues in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Committed to advancing the possibilities of a human-centric employee experience. #LI-DW #LI-Hybrid Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle). Click -here -to view a short video about life at Edelman. Employees must -be fully vaccinated -against COVID-19 -(i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination -before -start date. Candidates may request an -accommodation due to disability, -sincerely held religious belief or exception -required under applicable law. - Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Edelman, New York , Executive Vice President, Employee Experience Practice, Executive , New York, New York

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