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Vice President, Data and Intelligence

Daniel J. Edelman Holdings
Seattle, WA 98104
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Are you curious by nature? Do you always seek to understand human behaviors in your everyday life? Do you believe strategic communications can help make the world a better place? Do you think the world of research needs to change and adapt to a more complex and ever-evolving technology-enabled and data-driven world? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and are you energized by advising clients and teams on the opportunities associated with data and intelligence? If so, Edelman Data and Intelligence (DxI) is looking for you to join our team!

We are looking for an inspiring Vice President, DxI to join our team. This person will be a skilled and strategic advisor to Communications teams and clients as they seek to bring data and intelligence (Human, Predictive, Performance) to their work. You are a seasoned Marketing and/or Communications professional, with a background in working with multi-disciplined teams. You have a strong working knowledge of consumer data sets (first, second and third party), coupled with an understanding of the value of primary research (qualitative and quantitative), a solid understanding of secondary research and digital performance-based analytics (including social media measurement & digital analytics across owned and paid), rounded out with highly-skilled client relationship management skills. As a Vice President, your role will be to bring strategic data and intelligence thinking and advisory to your day-to-day client work, collaborate with craft specialist colleagues to integrate and deliver industry leading DxI offerings, as well as supporting the long-term growth of our team by building successful relationships with your fellow team members, colleagues and clients.

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Joining our team means you will...

Business Leader & Client Relationship Management

    • In business, it all starts with relationships. As a Vice President, Data and Intelligence, you will be a part of a multi-disciplined client leadership team (Creative, Planning, DxI) who work closely with the Global Client Relationship manager to represent all of the DxI offerings. Building relationships both internally and with clients will be critical to your success. Specifically, you will be responsible for:
    • Create, build and lead relationships with Edelman account teams and external clients to generate new DxI business opportunities and build incremental/existing business
    • Drive revenue growth and profitability among client accounts to meet the firm's revenue goals
    • Manage costs and Intelligence craft resources across the lifecycle of each project, manage the successful delivery of DxI work, ultimately being responsible for client satisfaction
    • Establish a reputation as a go-to data and intelligence expert advisor, both within the Edelman network and with clients, but also be deft at bringing our expert craft resources across Human Intelligence, Predictive Intelligence and Performance Intelligence into the conversations as needed
    • Provide high-level client service and consulting with a collaborative, solutions-oriented approach

Strategic Business Consultant

    • Data doesn't mean anything on its own - it needs to be contextualized, translated, and communicated effectively in order to realize its value. At Edelman Data and Intelligence, we believe big insights are more impressive than "Big Data", but we understand when and how to bring both into our work. As a Vice President, you will:
    • Identify and understand business vs. brand vs. communication objectives and design research and measurement approaches to ensure your team is working with actionable insights supporting the creation of communication marketing plans, as well as arming your team to understand and communicate impact/ROI of their communications work
    • Play a central role in leading and growing client accounts by identifying, clearly articulating and pursuing opportunities to introduce offerings associated with Human, Predictive and Performance Intelligence
    • Inspiring and educating teams and clients on how to bring data and intelligence into their workflows and what the outcomes will be
    • Provide strategic counsel to clients throughout all stages of the research, measurement approach design, and/or performance planning
    • Provide advisory and demonstrate a high-level technical knowledge to guide teams and clients in aligning/integrating Communications performance and audience data with marketing data sets and strategies
    • Deliver compelling strategic insights, effectively communicate a narrative/story that provides actionable recommendations for the client that are aligned to their business and communications objectives

Talent Development and Mentoring

    • At Edelman, we value and nurture the careers of both strategic visionaries as well as pragmatic doers. As a Vice President, Data and Intelligence, you will lead a team of craft DxI specialists and jr. analysts to successfully deliver efficient and high-value work, while also supporting their professional growth. Specifically, we expect you to:
    • Lead a team who manage complex research and analytics projects from end-to-end, delivering high quality work on-time and on budget
    • Provide inspiring leadership and mentorship for team members
    • Develop a team approach to working that is highly effective, motivated, and client-service orientated
    • Create and maintain a collaborative environment that empowers your team to move forward along their own career trajectories
    • Support in training the team on core Edelman DxI offerings and capabilities


Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) is a global, multidisciplinary research, analytics and data consultancy with a distinctly human mission.

We use data and intelligence to help businesses and organizations build trusting relationships with people: making communications more authentic, engagement more exciting and connections more meaningful.

DxI brings together and integrates the necessary people-based PR, communications, social, research and exogenous data, as well as the technology infrastructure to create, collect, store and manage first-party data and identity resolution. DxI is comprised of over 350 research specialists, business scientists, data engineers, behavioral and machine-learning experts, and data strategy consultants based in 15 markets around the world.

Edelman DxI is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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