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SVP Agency in Norwalk, CT at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norwalk, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/16/2019

Job Description

Senior Vice President - Agency

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a talented Senior Vice President (SVP) - Agency who will have direct control within the Consumer Electronics and/or Event Execution Business Units of managing and leading the Account Teams who manage a portfolio of clients as well as the functional teams (including field and internal operations) focused on managing client results, contracts, pricing, profitability and overall execution of program goals.

This position requires a solid command of all business management functions and should have at least 10+ years managing a team of experienced leaders from Supervisors to Vice-President level associates.  In addition, this position requires a proven track record of setting high expectations and holding them accountable to achieve successful results. 

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

Responsibilities:

  • Team leadership: Oversee Client Services team, Field Execution team, Internal Operations team, and Talent Acquisition team to ensure that client business plans, retail chain coverage, and field execution is top notch and exceeds client expectations.
  • Infrastructure building: Build processes and infrastructure to enable scalable, profitable growth.
  • Set expectations and interface closely with all stakeholders on the Executive Leadership Team on performance against execution goals; set up and manage to service level agreements among the departments.
  • Oversee and drive for timely, accurate and efficient client reporting that offers ROI and field marketing intelligence that is valuable to clients.
  • Oversee management of staff priorities, workload balancing/utilization, employee recognition/rewards and routine staff professional development to keep turnover at a minimum and staff morale high; ensure proper performance tracking and reporting systems are in place.
  • Develop and manage client P&L versus budget; manage client revenue and gross margin forecasts; identify, plan and budget headcount and expenses required to meet growth plans.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required; MBA Degree or equivalent job-related experience is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in managing client expectations either personally or through a team; previous experience with manage 10+ direct reports; reporting directly to Executive Level
  • Full P&L: 10+ years successfully managing a P&L, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Can manage both Business development/sales/marketing- Relationships, strategy, deal structure, and Operations - Structure, process, flow, output
  • Experience with major retail chains such as BestBuy, Wal-Mart, and/or experience in consumer packaged goods industry