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Senior Associate, Client Experience

Beijing, China

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, behaviors that drive change and willingness/desire to navigate uncertainty
  • Determine key drivers of business imperatives/issues to create strategic solutions that resolve issues and/or shape better business outcomes
  • Advance great work and innovative ideas, rooted in demonstrable understanding of client business objectives, audiences and culture
  • Be a strong connector – across practices, specialties, geographies – and by using organizational networks to successfully navigate formal and informal communication and decision-making channels
  • Effectively and persuasively communicate ideas and strategies to clients and colleagues, including both oral and written expertise; where necessary, push boundaries and bravely defend great ideas with solid rationale
  • Master tools, resources and business acumen to deliver strong financial performance and growth
  • Maintain knowledge and practiced experience with digital and social platforms, as well as multi-channel fluency to develop integrated programs


You will have:

  • Over 3 year experience in copywriter function, especially in consumer industry.
  • Know and embrace the client experience promise: Know Beyond and enable and inspire teams to consistently deliver on it
  • Display personal ownership and accountability for client engagement; be “in” clients’ business, developing deep understanding for industry, culture and competitors
  • Actively cultivate and nurture client relationships to build trust, long-term partnership and client satisfaction
  • Balance needs and priorities of client stakeholders, internal teams and Weber Shandwick organization
  • Act as internal and external navigator, strategically steering work product based on understanding of client business and needs
  • Understand and translate client brief into strategic, programmatic solution
  • Lead, inspire and empower colleagues from various functions to coordinate work across departments, communicate effectively and collaborate to deliver as one team
  • Be responsible for advancing the Weber Shandwick “Engaging Always” purpose by fostering creativity and innovation
  • Formulate, research and draft plans to advance client business goals with innovative ideas that are rooted in client business strategies
  • Architect engagements; establish budget, timeline and quality standards
  • Drive the success of client programs from start to finish, with passion and executional excellence
  • Be proactive and predictive; identify opportunities and anticipate issues, proactively recommending actions accordingly
  • Maintain broad and deep industry/sector knowledge relevant to clients’ business; bring simplicity, clarity and understanding to actively help clients navigate dynamic communications environment, relevant trends and important influencers
  • Maintain working knowledge of firm innovations, offerings and points of view
  • Grow business prospects with existing clients, expand scopes of work and advance new business opportunities

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