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Engagement Director

  • £116k ($150k)
  • New York City

Engagement Director (Innovation), New York City – Up to £116k ($150K) DOE plus benefits

This innovation agency really get people. By looking at issues of growth through multiple lenses, they anticipate what consumers cannot articulate or have not yet imagined. They harness this thinking into powerful, step change ideas that delight consumers and sideline competitors. They need an Engagement Director to help them lead the charge in their NYC office.

This Engagement Director would join an agency working in four key areas: innovation strategy, experience design, foresight/trends and business transformation.

The role of Engagement Director sits within the agency’s consultancy team reporting to the CEO. This Engagement Director will be responsible for helping to deliver integrated consulting projects. Such projects combine multiple skillsets, therefore outstanding aptitude to learn and mix crossed leadership skills are required.

Experience in B2B and B2C markets is essential (especially travel & leisure) and a deep understanding of triangulating multiple, seemingly disparate insights, in order to identify robustly evidenced growth opportunities for clients is a fundamental characteristic of this Engagement Director role.

The personal attributes we’re looking for in this Engagement Director include:

-          Outstanding presentation and report writing skills

-          Minimum of 7 years experience in innovation consulting

-          Leadership ability

-          Significant experience working in a cross-functional team and working on international projects

-          Ability to operate under pressure and see tasks through

-          Articulate complex problems/ solutions in a clear, concise way

This agency are small, but growing. They’re HQ is in London, but they have significant interests in mainland Europe and the US.