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Client Partner

Publicis Hawkeye Dallas Office
About this position:

The Client Partner is a key agency leader and a highly visible client contact who is responsible for the overall development of strategy, client relationships, specific programs, and financial performance on all assigned accounts.


·        Proactively identifies client risks and opportunities, and manages agency teams to effectively respond

·        Develops and drives client strategy

·        Recognized as indispensable and irreplaceable by senior-most clients

·        Ensures all agency deliverables meet the highest quality standard

·        Anticipates clients’ needs and proactively aligns agency capabilities to address

·        Creates and manages new agency capabilities

·        Leads large, integrated, and multidisciplinary agency teams

·        Recruits, retains, and inspires top-tier talent; actively coaches and mentors A-list players

·        Directly supervises 3-5 employees; ensures managers carry-out supervisory responsibilities

·        Responsible for account P&L, scope planning and oversight, meeting revenue and margin targets, and developing account plans and budget forecasts

·        Ensures adherence to client MSAs, and oversees contract negotiations

·        Qualifies leads and closes new business

·        Builds client confidence and trust, strives to exceed expectations, ensures commitments are met, and solicits input and ideas from clients.

·        Knows the client’s business, competition, customers and politics


·        MBA or advanced degree preferred

·        15+ years of industry experience (consulting, agency, or marketing)

·        10+ years of successfully developing senior-level (C-suite) client relationships

·        10+ years of managing cross-functional agency teams

·        Has managed cross-functional agency teams of 10+ people

·        Has managed integrated pitches, including new business efforts

·        Has consistently launched work that is considered among the best in the category in terms of effectiveness and quality

·        Has recognized industry expertise in their respective area of focus and responsibility

·        Has established several relationships within Fortune 1000 companies, developing long-term relationships with C-suite clients

·        Has demonstrated the ability to sell and leverage the full-suite of the agency’s services

·        Self-starter/motivated person who can interact with different personalities on all levels, someone who can dig in deep, develop solutions, implement them and manage them day-to-day

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills, high level client presentation skills; experienced public speaker