VP/Dir – Client Service – IIS – Toronto- REQ # 2980
Job ID: 4553 Category: Client Service Positions
Sub Category: Marketing Research
Job Level: Director/Associate Vice President
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Description

At Ipsos, we make market research work. We know numbers. We understand people. And we succeed in delivering results. That’s why so many of the world’s leading brands and organizations look to us for their research needs.

 

Operating in over 80 countries, we’re a global leader in survey-based market research and one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the business. Our research focuses on five areas of specialty – advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media – and our work focuses on our people and our clients.

 

Sound like the right place for your career? Share our passion. Share our success. And join us in being proud to be Ipsos.

 

VP/Dir – Client Service – IIS – REQ # 2980

Preferable Location: Toronto

 

Position Summary

The Client Service Director/VP is responsible for building and supporting the IIS business strategy towards developing the online business of various business lines within Ipsos North America. Specifically, working in collaboration with the mangers of the production, panel and client service groups will design all incremental business development projects, and will be accountable for achieving departmental financial targets. The successful candidate will show a high degree of creativity in approaching business development, and a knack for gaining a deep understanding of client needs. Based on this thorough client understanding, s/he will identify new opportunities for IIS products and solutions. Reporting to the Senior VP of Client Service, this role is a part of a small specialized team of Client Service roles, functioning independently and collaborating when required, to service their client groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as the liaison between production and client service teams in managing large scale cross departmental research projects
  • Sees the big picture and challenge the status quo with the purpose to drive improvement and new service ideas
  • Negotiates effectively with multiple parties and makes quick decisions in observance of company's policies and client's interests

 

Ideal Candidate has the following Skills and Experience

  • Very good understanding of the internet world and the latest trends in online social spaces
  • Possesses general digital prowess
  • An eagerness to continuously learn and improve oneself in the digital world modesty and knowledge sharing attitude are essential.
  • A natural group leader, as well as true team player
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • The ability to multitask and be flexible in the approach to work
  • Ability to work independently
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in managing complex client organizations in Market Research, Advertising, Social Science or other related fields.
  • University Degree

 

Ipsos Makes a Difference

Our people see to that. We attract the best talent and serve the best clients. Ipsos offers a dynamic work environment where your talents are nurtured and your skills are enriched. We encourage initiative, innovation and risk-taking to further develop our business and our people. We are enthusiastic, confident and results oriented which is why our clients come to us.  That’s what makes us proud to be Ipsos.

 

How to Apply

Interested in joining a premier organization committed to satisfying our clients beyond their expectations? Please submit a detailed resume that demonstrates you have the experience and abilities we are seeking online "by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below".

 

 

Ipsos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

We thank all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted. 

Screening Questions:

  • Are you legally entitled to work in Canada ongoing without sponsorship?


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