Senior Associate

Ascential Group
Job function:
Strategy & Insight
Job type:
Perm Full Time
New York, USA
Competitive Market Salary

About the role

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

  • Drives day to day project management across several client engagements
  • Ensure proper and timely escalation of project risk or potential for missed delivery deadlines
  • Client-facing role that assists the engagement lead with project agendas and owns timelines for client deliverables, clearly communicating the client needs and deadlines
  • Act as the data and information owner around agency submissions
  • Utilizing client materials and insights from internal interviews, understand where MediaLink clients fit within the broader media/marketing/technology landscape and ensure engagement team has appropriate context and visibility into the marketplace issues and opportunities
  • Conduct diligence, competitive benchmarking, and industry trend analyses on a variety of media, advertising, and technology related topics
  • Work with internal teams to develop and implement data around agency submissions to allow for efficient feedback analysis
  • Participate in business development initiatives by assisting in the creation of proposals, case studies and renewals to further knowledge within the brand optimization specialty
  • Support clients using thoughtful, forward- thinking tactics for optimal solutions while providing the team with support
  • Manage expectations and changes to client deliverables with the team

Your experience

  • 5-8 years work experience in media, marketing, advertising, technology, finance and/or consulting fields
  • MBA desirable but not required
  • Proven experience in applying well-developed problem solving skills (quantitative, conceptual, analytical)
  • Proven track record of selling through recommendations to internal teams; demonstrated success in turning ideas into actions
  • Fluency in media/advertising/technology industry trends
  • Logical thinker able to identify and articulate core meanings throughout all levels within an organization
  • Collaborator who takes pride in sharing knowledge; enjoys teaching as well as learning


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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