ABOUT US

Orchestra is the first communications company built for the new media landscape. Since early 2022, it has grown into a network of eight strategic communications and marketing agencies including BerlinRosenDerrisGlen Echo GroupInkhouseM18Message LabOnward and Brightmode, with more than 600 storytellers and strategists from 12 cities across North America and Europe. The network of leading agency partners with companies, organizations and business leaders across high-growth industries including consumer, climate and sustainability, education, healthcare, real estate and technology.

People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Orchestra is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.

 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

Orchestra is seeking a Vice President of Brand Partnerships to establish and lead our brand partnerships efforts across our holding company. This role is pivotal in creating strategic partnerships for our clients in line with their evolving needs and objectives. The ideal candidate for this role has a proven track record of successfully generating innovative, interesting concepts for our clients and has a broad, well-established network from which to leverage and implement ideas that extend beyond our existing client base.

Note: This role is based in New York, N.Y. across multiple office locations on a hybrid schedule.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

As Vice President of Brand Partnerships, you will…

  • Work closely with existing teams, deeply immersing yourself in our client roster, to proactively identify culturally relevant and on-brand activities for our both existing clients and potential partners
  • Create and execute a partnerships strategy that connects our network of clients with each other and external partners, promoting impactful and mutually beneficial collaborations that align with diverse client objectives
  • Proactively assess and determine the strategic value of client participation in high-impact events and key cultural moments (e.g., Art Basel, SXSW, Aspen Ideas Festival, etc.), ensuring our clients attend events that enhance their brand objectives
  • Cultivate and maintain impactful and trusting relationships with clients, internal stakeholders, brands and potential partners

Essential skills:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in branding, partnerships, events and client services
  • Have an extensive network of professional contacts and relationships in the fashion, entertainment, luxury, music and art industries
  • Experience leveraging industry relationships to foster strategic partnerships and collaborations with key brands and stakeholders
  • Proven track record in ideating and executing successful brand partnerships and events
  • Experience successfully navigating and contributing to multiple teams simultaneously, creating systems and managing wide-ranging projects from concept to execution with varying scopes and timelines
  • Strong professional network with industry leaders and influencers
  • Ability to advise clients and internal teams effectively, even in challenging situations
  • Proactive mindset with the ability to stay ahead of industry trends

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WORKING AT ORCHESTRA

Compensation philosophy: Orchestra offers competitive industry rate salary bands with the goal of retaining and growing talented individuals. We regularly review and adjust our compensation structure as needed to ensure equity across teams and levels.

Salary range (commensurate with experience and skills): $150,000 - $175,000

Vice Presidents are eligible for end of year bonuses based on firm, team and individual performance.

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account Savings Plan (HSA-SP) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Mental health assistance with company-sponsored memberships to Talkspace and Calm
  • 401K with a 4% employer match and no vesting period
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) 
    • 20 vacation days, 10 wellness days, 1 day for your birthday, collective PTO between Christmas and New Year’s Day, plus 11 holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Mobile phone reimbursement for data and minutes
  • Employer-funded life insurance
  • Discounted annual bikeshare membership
  • Corporate discounts through Tickets at Work

 


We're part of Orchestra, the first communications company built for today’s media landscape. Since early 2022, it has grown into a network of eight strategic communications and marketing agencies including BerlinRosenDerrisGlen Echo GroupInkhouseM18Message LabOnward and Brightmode.

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