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Vice President, Employee Engagement

New York, NY, USA | Weber Shandwick

  • Industry:
    Advertising/PR/Marketing/Events
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Human Resources
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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We are seeking a Vice President to join our New York office to lead client projects, contribute to thought leadership, and participate in new business.


What You Will Be Doing



  • Manage and contribute to employee communications and engagement projects for large brands, requiring knowledge of change management process and principles with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Act as a member of a cross functional team, working with other Weber Shandwick practices, to drive holistic solutions for our clients that will have tangible results on their bottom line

  • Develop and implement employee communications & change management programs for clients, and/or employee experience projects (such as EVPs) consistently producing high quality content.

  • Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively

  • Build relationships with clients and colleague at all levels

  • Owns client communications with supervision from manager; can reliably represent agency to external stakeholders

  • Supports responses to new business opportunities as needed including idea contribution, research and proposal preparation

  • Integrates junior staff into workflow scenarios; possesses the ability to delegate tasks while still remaining accountable for outcomes

  • Supervise junior staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback, holding them accountable and conducting their reviews


What We Are Looking For



  • Experience and expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion consulting or communications is a major plus; this candidate will have the opportunity to bring forward best practices to our clients and help build our diversity, equity and inclusion client offer

  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, presentation) and project management skills

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

  • Change management certification is highly preferable

  • Ability to professionally interface with clients

  • Exhibits a willingness to continually learn and adapt

  • Able to drive results even in ambiguous situations, able to quickly take ownership of process or deliverables

  • Demonstrates potential to lead engagements

  • Shows exceptional judgment when working with team members, client contacts and vendors

  • Exhibits a strong commitment to agency and personal growth

  • Consistently meets (often tight) deadlines

  • Emphasizes attention to detail and quality, while working with a sense of urgency


Basic Qualifications



  • At least 8-10 years’ experience driving internal communications strategies and change management initiatives for large complex organizations – either from the perspective of an agency or a consulting firm, or within a dynamic in-house communications firm

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, public relations, English or related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel

  • 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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