Senior Director, Partner Strategy (The Atlantic)
Company: Atlantic Media Company
Location: New York
Posted on: June 13, 2021
The Atlantic has, for more than 160 years, advanced ideas that
matter and sparked global conversation on the most important issues
of our time. We aim to bring clarity and original thinking to
questions of consequence, on topics ranging from politics, the
economy, and global affairs to technology, science, and culture. As
the third-longest-running magazine in America, we find ourselves at
a remarkable moment: one of both continuation and transformation,
of upholding our legacy while continuously reinventing ourselves
for the future.
We are seeking an experienced strategist to join and help build
from the ground-up a newly formed Strategy Group within our
award-winning B2B team.
The Strategy Group is dedicated to the cultivation and
engagement of our key accounts, with the goal of creating a
world-class, differentiated partner experience. The team
intentionally sits outside of the day-to-day RFP cycle, with the
ability to work laterally across The Atlantic's B2B divisions,
inclusive of a media company, creative studio, and live events
This Strategy Group will operate as a braintrust that is
responsible for ideating, developing, and executing strategies to
add more value to our top client relationships.
This role reports directly to the Executive Director of
What you'll do:
Set engagement and cultivation strategy to bring more value to a
group of key accounts.
Own and lead the creation, development, and production of
effective client engagement activities and activities (i.e. thought
leadership, events, workshops, etc).
Be a creative and strategic thought partner to our partnerships,
account management, and marketing teams to identify and champion
opportunities to develop new services and methods for supporting
and bringing more value to our client relationships.
Serve as a trusted coach by challenging senior teams and
influencing strategy and outcomes.
Effectively lead and manage a Growth Strategy Coordinator, to
ensure that activities are centrally coordinated, and the logistics
and timeline are effectively managed.
- Debrief teams after activities and assure proper follow up with
Who you are:
An extraordinary communicator, acutely-engaged listener, and a
captivating presenter with a natural ability to craft persuasive
arguments both verbally and in writing
A creative thought-leader biased towards action. Big-thinking is
not enough for you. You are hands on and take action to see your
ideas move forward
Proven record in relationship management, account management,
marketing and sales within a professional services organization
Experience coaching and challenging senior teams with
demonstrable track-record of influencing sales outcomes
Effective organizational and project management skills
A challenger. You bring fresh thinking and a strong POV. You
will push us to stretch into new territory, upend the status quo,
and do the unexpected!
A voracious consumer of culture, adept at identifying emerging
trends in our industry and in culture, and can extrapolate key
takeaways and actions for growth
A strong analyst and strategist. You understand how and when to
use relevant research, insights and/or data to inform and bolster
your strategy and creative ideas
A strong people manager.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize activities and stay focused
in a dynamic, ever-changing environment
Imperfect. We don't expect anyone to walk into this job and know
everything on their first day, we expect you to be the kind of
person who's curious enough to learn what they don't know. We're
looking for someone who can grow into this role and out of it
- 8-10+ years of experience in media, marketing, consulting,
agency work, or relevant work experience required.
The Atlantic Monthly Group LLC and its affiliates ("The
Atlantic") are Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate
against our applicants because of race, color, religion, sex
(including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy),
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic
information, or any other status protected by applicable law.
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