Strategic Client Partner

Branding Brand

Pittsburgh, PA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Dev
  • Post Date: 01/01/2021
  • Website: brandingbrand.com
  • Company Address: 2313 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203

About Branding Brand

Branding Brand powers the mobile commerce sites and apps for over 200 of the world's leading retailers, including American Eagle Outfitters, Crate & Barrel, Ralph Lauren, and Sephora.

Job Description

As a Strategic Client Partner, you are responsible for creating and driving innovative and technically sound strategies to support and grow relationships with some of the world’s leading retail and hospitality brands. You will coordinate across internal and external engineering, creative, and strategic teams to develop unique and on-brand digital experiences that add value to a portfolio of existing clients, as well as their customers. You are a self-starter who thrives under pressure and can manage multiple projects and deadlines. You have a unique blend of practical technical knowledge and business acumen, and are as comfortable discussing web/app frameworks and architecture as you are business terms and pricing. You love all things technical, and keep up with the latest innovations and industry trends. You must be comfortable presenting to executive level teams, and knowledgeable enough about web technologies and business strategies to defend your position. Travel is required (approximately 20%). Ultimately, we are looking for a technical individual who is motivated, strategic, and, above all, a team player.

 
Responsibilities

  • Run client discovery sessions to diagnose business issues, latent needs, and/or technology pain points and translate these into compelling a vision and roadmap
  • Develop comprehensive digital solution strategies that deliver on existing client needs and requirements, while uncovering opportunities to improve digital properties
  • Generate roadmaps, proposals, and close SOW’s
  • Coordinate across technical, data science, creative, and finance teams to analyze client performance and to build strategies for improvement
  • Identify, connect, and actively engage with influencers and decision makers inside an organization
  • Understand and keep up with retail and eCommerce industries and technologies, as well as the competitive landscape
  • Confidence in presentation and relationship skills
  • Ability to travel on short notice (approximately 20%)
  • Interest in learning how to negotiate pricing & close contracts (with support of senior management)

 
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Undergraduate degree (BA/BS) in computer science, information science, or relevant experience
  • 5+ years of work in enterprise level sales, technical account management, or as a technical or product lead
  • Familiarity with eCommerce technologies and platforms
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable interacting with and managing enterprise-level clients at the executive level
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • High level of initiative and ability to work autonomously and cross functionally
  • Comfortable with digital technologies, focusing on mobile websites and native applications (iOS and Android)
  • Creative problem solving
  • Experience with programming languages, frameworks, and processes (e.g., nodeJS, objective C, Swift, Java, React) is preferred
  • Experience with managing a portfolio of digital products across a client base is a plus
 

About Branding Brand
 
Branding Brand launched in 2008 as an interactive marketing firm and quickly evolved into the largest and fastest-growing provider of mobile commerce apps and sites for retailers. Although it has since expanded into an international clientele and additional offices, the Company continues to operate out of its Pittsburgh headquarters, where it employs nearly 100 full-time technophiles and proudly contributes to the City's Rust Belt transformation. 
Branding Brand is proud to be an employee-owned company, a supporter of the Whitehouse Equal Pay Pledge, and a Top Workplaces award winner. Branders (company employees) enjoy numerous perks, including the ability to bring dogs to work, free daily lunch and beverages, unlimited PTO, free covered parking and bus passes, free onsite gym, free employee insurance, paid leave for new parents, flexible work schedules, sponsorship, and stock options--everyone in the Company is an owner. 
Branding Brand is also an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, individuals with disabilities, age, sexual orientation, protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.