Engagement Lead – FT – US/NA – Virtual

Prohaska Consulting is seeking an Engagement Lead to be the client-facing presence for consulting engagements (projects). This lead role will actively work with the internal consulting project team to make sure progress is being made and client expectations are being met. Part Project Manager, part Account Manager, this dynamic role contributes to the overall success of engagements by delivering effective communications, story telling of recommendations, assisting the creation of our deliverables, and ensuring we have one voice to the client. This role will support different types of engagements including Publisher (media company) Operations, Tech Strategy, and Marketer & Agency client engagements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Client facing

  • Coordination of client-facing meetings and interviews
  • Management of client-facing status updates by working with the internal consulting team to capture and track updates, issues, and next steps
  • On deliverables meetings and presentations, establish the plan for who is speaking to sections/slides, introductions, agenda and expectations 

Project Team Oriented 

  • Lead the internal team meetings to ensure project progress
  • Capture notes during discussion to help build the content, discussion topics, and ideas so that the team can further build out the story
  • Track progress against the project plan
  • Capture next steps and action owners to maintain progress
  • Ensure Consultant inputs are in “One voice” for client-facing materials
  • Take complex concepts and summarize themes
  • Align team inputs to Strategic and Tactical concepts
  • Create (or refine) PowerPoint slides to be impactful (visually convey the desired message)

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of experience in the advertising technology and marketing technology ecosystem
  • First-hand experience with ecosystem components and key solution providers
  • Ability to process discussion themes to capture notes and starting points for the consultant team to further refine
  • Previous experience with project management concepts and software solutions
  • Well-versed in Microsoft PowerPoint to help create slides, understand story telling, and ensure key themes are prominently covered
  • Detail oriented to review grammar, spelling, and formatting

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills 
  • Proactive and collaborative attitude and ability to work well with colleagues solving problems 
  • Strategic and critical thinking with clear points of view, internally and with clients 
  • Ability to manage work for multiple clients and keep to deadlines 

COMPANY CULTURE AND TRAITS

Trust, Transparency, Hustle, Humor, & Humility

LOCATION AND TRAVEL

  • Our company is headquartered in New York City
  • Local presence is a plus but not required as this role can be virtual (US-based) 
  • Minimal travel to NYC or client location might be required