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Senior Vice President, Employee Engagement

New York, NY, USA | Weber Shandwick

  • Industry:
    Advertising/PR/Marketing/Events
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Marketing
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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We are seeking an Senior Vice President to join our North America team that can generate new business, lead client consulting projects and contribute to thought leadership.


Key Responsibilities



  • Accountable, along with other members of the UM senior team, for the growthof United Minds in the U.S.

  • Lead new business pitches and proposals including the development of strategies, tactics, resource and time plans and budgets

  • Lead client projects and provide senior counsel to C-suite clients in various areas of organizational transformation including culture, change, and leadership effectiveness,

  • Keep knowledge current through a combination of formal training, mentoring, coaching, networking and “on the job” development

  • Manage an existing team of consultants and be accountable for talent recruitment, retention and development as the revenue and team grows

  • Coach and manage less experienced colleagues on your project-based teams to ensure client success, team success and commercial success of the projects you lead

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across Weber Shandwick and IPG who are solving complex client challenges, providing high quality counsel as part of these teams

  • Deliver exceptional client experience, take responsibility for building senior client relationships, and proactively address issues and concerns that might affect these relationships

  • In partnership with United Minds leadership and as a senior member of the team, help build credibility and awareness for the United Minds brand internally and externally


Knowledge, skills and experience



  • An inspirational and galvanizing leader with a proven track record of growing business and building effective teams

  • Ten or more years of experience working in organizational transformation, with a focus on culture, change, and leadership effectiveness or in internal and change communications in large, complex, multinational organizations,

  • Strong consultative skills including project scoping, insight gathering, problem solving, strategy development, influencing, facilitation, intervention planning and excellent written and verbal communications

  • Experience leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams to deliver exceptional work on time and budget

  • Demonstrates a growth mindset with entrepreneurial thinking and balanced ambition, with a proven track record of winning business, often in collaboration with others

  • Has the ability to build relationships with C-suite clients and leadership teams

  • Has previous experience of integrating and influencing others across a network, and unlocking business opportunities from a broader client portfolio

  • Embodies United Minds’ culture in thought and practice – collaborative, tenacious, and entrepreneurial

  • Partners with Executive Vice Presidents in shaping a workplace culture of inclusion and belonging

  • Master’s Degree in Organizational Development or related field is a plus

  • Change management certification such as Prosci is a plus


The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority.


This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:



  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401k (with employer match)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul

  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Paid Employee Family Leave

  • Family Building Benefit


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