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VP, Brand Leadership | Retail Client

Kansas City, MO, USA | Barkley

  • Industry:
    Advertising/PR/Marketing/Events
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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At Barkley, we are on the front lines of a world-class idea company. We are looking for a VP Brand Leadership Director who is prepared to change the trajectory of brands by creating the conditions for brave ideas.


This partner is a master at blending business know-how and creative thinking. They build both internal and external relationships that can tackle our clients’ business challenges.


This partner has a keen sense for spotting opportunities across the total Brand, thrives on the pursuit of what's possible, and doesn't rest until ideas come to life. This partner is fueled by outcomes. If you want to learn what you're capable of when surrounded by top talent working on innovative brands, let's talk.

Essential Responsibilities

Lead and manage the profit contributions on your accounts; constantly strives for opportunities to build additional business from your Clients. Control costs, such as account handling expenses, write-offs, and other concessions involved in brand leadership.

Drive the strategy for your accounts based on a deep understanding of the business.

Ensures that the resources of the Agency, department by department, are deployed with continued maximum effectiveness in the interest of your account(s).

Maintain active liaison role with middle and/or senior Client management. When appropriate, involves top Agency management in individual Client business.

Maintain high level understanding across all client work and steps in front of and potential issues or questions

Guide, advise, assist, your brand leadership team in developing and presenting new proposals to clients

Active in preparing all planning and marketing plans for clients

Actively involved in frequent agency production; familiar with the agency production process within both traditional and non-traditional work

Develop and maintains close relationships with Director + leads on business to ensure effective internal collaboration on work

Maintain continual internal communication between Brand, Creative, and Strategy teams at Barkley

Qualifications

Must be an industry leader with highly visible profile with 8+ years of experience within an advertising agency setting

Must have strong interpersonal skills to foster optimal relationships

Three plus years of management experience

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Any experience within retail or within grocery verticals will be quickly prioritized for consideration


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