Hudson Rouge is an integrated luxury boutique marketing and communications agency within WPP that works solely on luxury brands and is the exclusive agency of record for the Lincoln automotive business across all channels. We combine brand strategy, media strategy, activation, digital, social, earned media, production, and analytics to provide exquisitely crafted creativity. We are a small group of people, spread across several offices; New York, Detroit, Shanghai, Toronto, Mexico City, and we care for each other as much as we care for our client. We are an agency that prides itself on creating desire for luxury brands that goes beyond reason, and we look for uniquely talented people who are excited about doing their best work and want to grow with us.
Managing Director, Client Engagement for North America
In this role you will…
Foster, strengthen and grow client relationships across North America.
Help Lincoln connect and build relevance with conquest targets.
Partner with the Leadership team to find new ways to maintain the agency’s creative soul and reputation for class-leading output.
Drive the data and tech imperative and understand/prepare for the next wave of marketing innovation.
Build effective teams by creating strong morale and spirit; fostering open dialogue; creating a culture where the team ‘owns’ and is responsible for their work; defining success in terms of the whole team (share wins and successes); nurturing the agency’s sense of itself as a company of people in which everyone is in it together.
Negotiate skillfully with both internal and external groups; settle differences with minimum noise; win concessions without damaging relationships; be both direct and forceful as well as diplomatic; gain trust quickly.
Manage the client fees and scope of work process skillfully, balancing investment with bottom-line delivery and by pushing everyone to think and act entrepreneurially.
Be based at our New York, NY office location, although initially you will be working remotely.
Expected to travel, although initially our travel is severely restricted.
Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Experience at a senior level within the advertising and/or marketing industries
Premium/luxury brand experience
Fluency in the data, tech, digital and social arenas that are so critical to the success of our clients
A nuanced and agile approach to running the business; you know how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network; you understand the nature of operating within a big agency group i.e., the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures
Emotional intelligence that helps you lean into the culture of the agency and bring people along with you
Leadership skills to continuously inspire your colleagues
Financial and operational understanding, and accountability
Global awareness (all the better if you are a global citizen)
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
The physical and mental requirements to meet the above listed job responsibilities.
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