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Client Onsite Senior Account Manager

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk USA Inc. (US103)
Line of Business:  Anthem
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10012

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Branding and Design- Anthem Worldwide 
Anthem is an award winning, global brand strategy and design firm that empowers brands to distil their own authentic story and communicate it effectively across mediums. From brand strategy and identity, to package design, to integrated campaign, Anthem creates emotional connections that amplify desirability, engagement and purchase.  
Anthem is part of SGK, a global leader in brand development and deployment solutions, creating desirability and profitability for many of the world’s most recognizable brands. 

  

Anthem New York is looking for a Client Onsite Senior Account Manager to drive innovation, new pack types and product optimization for our client, KIND, in Midtown, NY. You will join a newly formed group that will be the backbone of  KIND's commercialization efforts. This role will provide you with many opportunities to make a visible and meaningful impact, work with multiple leaders and work on multiple projects. We’re looking for passionate collaborators to help KIND become the foremost leader in health & wellness and positively impact society along the way. If you’re looking to be a part of an inspiring, energetic and entrepreneurial environment, you’ve found the right place. 

 
Since its founding in 2004, KIND has been on a mission to make the world a little kinder one snack and one act at a time. KIND was born out of its founder’s desire to create a snack that was healthy and tasty, wholesome and convenient. What began as a line of premium Fruit & Nut snack bars sparked the creation of an entirely new healthier snacking category. Today, KIND has a family of snacks that offer solutions for a variety of different occasions. 

 
KIND loves making snacks that delight people’s taste buds and fuel their bodies, and they also love inspiring kindness in communities everywhere. As a not-only-for-profit company, they've always believed that there’s more to business than just profit. 

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
  • Being a team player and change champion (proven experiences of leading other to think and differently according to the business needs)? 
  • Being highly organized with the ability to organize others around you? 
  • Being level-headed with the ability to maintain focus on the critical tasks at hand? 
  • Being driven, resourceful and curious? 
  • Being uncompromising in your professionalism and ethical conduct? 
DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH?
  • Scoping, planning and managing multiple projects: setting goals and objectives, creating project plans, determining resources and budgets, identifying risks, developing contingency plans, creating a change management plan and setting KPI’s? 
  • Executing with excellence: managing accurate project timelines, ensuring clarity of responsibilities across owners / contributors, anticipating risks, identifying mitigation approaches, monitoring progress, tracking KPIs, and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget all while managing stakeholders/communication? 
  • Leading and organizing cross-functional teams to ensure resolution of complex issues effectively? Developing a deep understanding of KIND’s innovation, operational and commercial activities to be a subject matter expert to push the thinking (vs. just pushing a timeline)? 
  • Having a clear understanding of the business case (e.g., consumer insights, financials, marketing business case, operations & supply chain impact) to be a thought partner with cross functional team members? 
  • Applying (and sharing with team members) project management best practices that have driven your success? 
  • Helping to refine KIND's commercialization process to drive value, speed and quality (cost effectively)? 
WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE?
  • Proven skills and results in Account and Project Management 
  • Strong people skills with a proven track record of driving change, ability to influence, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives and bring teams to consensus / alignment 
  • Strong organization skills, especially managing complex projects 
  • Solid written and oral communication skills (e.g., clear and compelling “story”, with accurate insights and a well thought out recommendation) 
  • Excellent problem solving in both ambiguous and tactical situations and a bias for action (i.e., you ask “how can we?” vs “can we?”) 
  • Experience managing cross functional teams with limited resources in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders  
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to manage projects in a dynamic environment and comfort working in ambiguity 
  • Entrepreneurial and creative solution orientated mindset, with the ability to ‘think like as an owner’, be flexible 
  • Forward thinking to look around the corner and see what is coming 
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence, high quality standards, and attention to detail 
  • Proficiency in PM tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Smart Sheet), Excel and PowerPoint 
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in program and project management 
  • Consumer Packaged Goods experience strongly preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree; Masters or MBA a plus 
  • Certification in Project Management a plus 
  • Deep knowledge of how CPG (food) companies and large retailers operate 
  • Experience in IBP (integrated business planning) 
  • Track record of successfully executing program and project management using a stage gate process 

 

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Schawk, a division of SGK Brand Solutions, produces the brand assets required to represent brands accurately and consistently in print and online to help brands deploy their products to markets worldwide quickly, efficiently and consistently. SGK Brand Solutions is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment provider that helps companies drive brand performance by improving top-line growth and bottom-line efficiency through the delivery of solutions by six sub-brands: Brandimage, Anthem, Equator Design, IDL Worldwide, Schawk and Saueressig. SGK Brand Solutions is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City