Drive a compelling customer-centric, data-driven point of view to help clients better leverage customer insights across functions and channels.
Lead consulting projects that leverage core Merkle capabilities in technology, data, analytics and agency services.
Optimize clients’ customer relationship through customer journey mapping, customer insight development, customer-centric capability assessments and blueprints, transformational roadmaps and value case development, process redesign, and organizational transformation.
Facilitate and drive client meetings and discussions, defining project objectives and approach, managing day to day delivery efforts.
Support business development activities including identification, proposal development, and other pursuit activities.
Develop trusted, long-term relationships with key client contacts and executives.
Ensure meaningful client value is delivered through a mix of best-practice solutions, skills, capabilities, and original thinking.
Manage team members to deliver strategy projects correctly and on-time.
Collaborate and develop relationships with internal Merkle teams (account management, operations, creative, analytics etc.), and partner agencies to understand the feasibility of cross-channel recommendations/ plans.
Identify key data points and measurements to show the impact of our approach and strategy on the client’s business.
5-10 + years of hands-on consulting experience in integrated marketing strategy, Digital Marketing, eCommerce, Operating model design and execution, Campaign design and measurement strategy.
3+ years working in a top tier consulting firm and/or CRM agency.
Proven track record of developing end to end campaign planning/ design and execution and operating model/organization design.
Experience with assessing and recommending optimal team and process structures to facilitate integrated program execution, including familiarity with the application of Agile methodology to marketing.
Hands-on skills using data and research to drive decisions. Knowledge of data and analytics strategy is required.
Working knowledge of design thinking, customer journeys, service design and customer experience.
Strong writing, presentation and client facing communication skills. Experience translating data analysis into actionable marketing recommendations and presentations – proficiency in PowerPoint required.
Attention to detail and the ability to incorporate internal and external feedback on an iterative basis.
Ability to leverage business experience / acumen to identify new business and marketing opportunities.
Strong listening skills to understand clients visible and invisible needs.
Must have superior multi-tasking, networking, time management and inter-personal skills.
Self-starter high intellectual curiosity, drive, determination, and persuasion skills.
Problem solving mindset and thrives in ambiguous and fast moving environments, and in informal, loosely structured and creative work environments.
Comfort and experience working within a highly matrixed organization in roles with a wide degree of latitude.
Experience across multiple industries is a plus, with specific experience in Retail, Financial Services, Wealth Management, Health or Life Sciences strongly desired