Job function:
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Chicago, USA
Competitive Market Salary

About the role


We're looking for an Associate to join our team in North America. As part of our Executive Search function, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Own project management duties and function as day to day contact
  • Utilizing client materials and insights from internal interviews, understand where Media Link clients fit within the broader media/marketing/technology landscape and ensure engagement team has appropriate context and visibility into the marketplace issues and opportunities
  • Assist in conducting diligence, competitive benchmarking and industry trend analyses on a variety of media, advertising and technology related topics
  • Synthesize and package findings into client-ready materials for deliverables
  • Work with internal teams to develop and implement client strategies as appropriate to the engagement deliverables
  • Participate in business development initiatives by assisting in the creation of proposals, case studies and renewals
  • Anticipate team needs and help support clients using thoughtful, forward­ thinking tactics for optimal solutions
  • Manage expectations and changes to client deliverable with the team

Your experience

  • 2-3 years of experience in the Media, Advertising and/or Technology space or in a related strategy role is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills are essential
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Limitless intellectual curiosity and general desire to learn
  • Ability to partner across the organization to deliver engagement objectives
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member


What we offer  

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 15 day of holiday per year and an extra day for each year of service up to 20 days
  • 401 – Saving Incentive plan
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Vision benefits
  • Summer Fridays - 09:00-1:00pm from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance and  Disability insurance
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme


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