As the Client Development Manager, Influencer you will work in collaboration with sales and internal product teams to conceptualize, ideate, and deliver quality solution-based strategies that solve our clients’ complex business and marketing problems. The ideal candidate will focus on identifying creative, forward-thinking solutions to address both strategic and tactical account opportunities for our CPG, Retail, and many other kinds of customers. The Client Development Manager, Influencer will be constantly abreast of client’s needs and provide new product/service ideas to internal teams based on those needs.
Work closely with the District VPs and Client Development Directors on client strategies
Develop strategies that align with client’s KPIs; be able to articulate and defend strategy recommendations
Create compelling client-ready assets and presentation materials to motivate and inspire stakeholders
Manage internal communications, garnering support and appropriate buy-in with cross-functional teams
Collaborate with Client Services and Product teams on product and service improvements that could deliver incremental value and/or upsell opportunities
Obtain “expert” level understanding of Inmar influencer product solutions with the ability to conduct demonstrations of technology in all sales stages, including late stages of sales meetings
Thoroughly understand client’s strategic goals and objectives and translate how Inmar’s products and solutions align with those objectives
Ensure the client understands the value of the services available or being received to ensure a renewal with increased value to the company
Develop and maintain expertise on industry trends, technology, best practices, and regulations of relevance to the promotions network and influencer products
Support development and refinement of influencer product/solution set across Inmar cross-functional teams
Manage travel expenses and budgets, in line with Inmar policies
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, or related industry
3-5+ years of analytical experience, media, and/or project management
Proficiency with data sources and visualization tools
Experience with high-level presentations and negotiation skills
Experience in strategic planning using business analytics
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Salesforce
Ability to travel up to 25-30%
Adaptability:Responds to change with a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work objectives with a positive attitude.
Emotional Intelligence: Possesses emotional self-awareness to identify and manage emotions, maintain composure through stress and anxiety, and recognize the emotional responses of others in order to understand the client's needs and adapt the message.
Accountability:Sets clear goals, objectives, expectations, and responsibilities and monitors the process, progress and results to hold self and others accountable for measurable actions and results.
Communication: Giving and receiving messages and information in written, oral, and visual formats in a clear and concise way for a complete understanding of meaning and intent.
Influence: Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, service, or idea from prospects and clients.
Negotiation: Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the major job responsibilities (essential functions) of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the major job responsibilities. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is:
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands or arms.
Regularly required to talk or hear and read instructions on a computer monitor and/or printed on paper.
Occasionally required to stand, kneel or stoop, and lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Regularly required to view items at an extremely close range and must be able to adjust and readjust focus.
Support a safe work environment by following safety rules and regulations and reporting all safety hazards.
As an Inmar Associate, you:
Put clients first and consistently display a positive attitude and behaviors that demonstrate an awareness and willingness to listen and respond to clients in order to meet their short-term and long-term needs, requirements and exceed their expectations.
Treat clients and teammates with courtesy, consideration and tact; you also have the ability to perceive the needs of internal and external clients and communicate effectively with the objective of delighting and retaining the client.
Build collaborative relationships and work cooperatively with others, inside and outside the organization, to accomplish objectives, develop and maintain mutually-beneficial partnerships, leverage information and achieve results.
Set and attain achievable, yet aggressive, goals with a sense of urgency and accountability.
Understand that results are important and focus on turning mission into action to achieve results following the principles of Flawless Execution while consistently complying with quality, service and productivity standards to meet deadlines and exceed expectations by giving our clients the best possible outcome.