VP, Managing Director

R/GA   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 247 days ago

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Our Client Services team serves as the first line of contact with our clients. They identify client needs and work strategically to provide thoughtful solutions with measurable results. We set the bar high at R/GA. We don’t just strive to solve our client’s problems; we challenge ourselves to transform their entire category.

Our Portland office is the most networked office within R/GA and services one of R/GA’s longest and largest clients, Nike. This office is poised for growth and is looking for a strong leader who holds collaboration at their core and builds strong relationships that create impact to build the next chapter.

What you need to have to be a VP, Managing Director for our PDX office

Provide leadership to an office of 50 people that inspires, connects and results in work that melds technology and creativity to create work that doesn’t merely reflect popular culture but steers it. 
Function as the key strategic partner and marketing advisor to senior clients. 
Own R/GA’s relationships with the senior-most clients (CMO’s, CEO’s, CTO’s, CIO’s) across a portfolio of brands. 
Manage large scale engagements, develop and execute engagement strategies, and identify white space opportunities for clients, in collaboration with the global team and global discipline leads. 
Identify opportunities to leverage R/GA’s global network and portfolio of services to positively impact client’s business. 
Collaborate with R/GA’s New Business Development team and global leadership to actively pursue new revenue through existing and new clients

What you should bring with you

An inspirational leader who people love to work with and for; develops, retains, and attracts talents at all levels 
A consummate relationship builder and partner who listens and can hear beyond what is said to identify organic growth opportunities. 
Tenacious and relentless, never backs down from a challenge; a superb problem solver who looks for the unexpected answers and is proactive with ideas. 
Immersed and interested in new technology, emerging platforms, pop culture, and everything in between

Flourishes in a fast-paced environment, has a high tolerance for change, and is agile enough to keep pace with the evolution of the agency and the demands of growth 
Highly developed business acumen with solid strategic and analytical skills and has successfully managed a P&L 
Embodies and reflects the R/GA culture in thought and practice; collaborative, curious, humble, entrepreneurial and thrives in a meritocratic culture