CMO Business Support Associate

Grant Thornton - Charlotte, North Carolina
1/31/2018 1:58:34 PM
038999




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Job Description:
Requires a combination of focus and flexibility, as well as a willingness to play an active, behind-the-scenes role.
Requires a highly resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, and strong analytical skills.
Works well with competing priorities and possess strong project management skills
Works effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
Preparation for CMO meetings and daily matters (e.g. CMO meetings with firm Senior Leadership team/peers, Partnership Board members, Marketing Leadership team (MLT) /members, peer to peer, daily matters, etc.). The CMO analysist is accountable to ensure that the CMO is well prepared to actively contribute to meetings and daily matters. The CMO analyst is accountable to ensure that matters requiring the CMO’s attention are attended to in a timely manner to ensure an exceptional level of service. The responsibility requires management of logistics and priorities within the CMO’s broader areas of focus.
Coordination/orchestration of projects or commitments directly involving the CMO. The CMO analyst will be responsible for ‘going deep’ on a relatively limited number of projects. The CMO analyst will also need to have a high-level of understanding of projects and timing of deliverables across marketing.
Independent leadership or special CMO – initiated projects, reporting, and analytics. While the vast majority of CMO – initiated projects will be assigned to members of the MLT, some confidential or time sensitive issues will need to reside within the office of the CMO and be managed by the CMO analyst in collaboration with the CMO.

Administrative responsibilities:
Maintain CMO travel schedule, approve CMO expense reports and oversee very busy CMO scheduling / calendaring.
The CMO analyst will facilitate / organize CMO management routines.
Proactive identification of issues that could impact the successful execution of the CMO’s commitments. This responsibility involves elevating issues the CMO should be aware of and the associated risk. The CMO analyst may be asked to creatively identify alternative means of handling pressing matters.
Development of draft communication on behalf of the CMO. Collaborate with the CMO to draft firm-wide and leadership communications. Draft and send follow up correspondence related to the CMO’s various meetings, partners, staff messages, MLT messages, and internal and external presentations (eGT, FLM, etc.). The CMO’s analyst does not act for the CMO.
Support the CMO’s communications with the marketing team. The CMO analyst will help facilitate CMO communications with the MLT, MLT+, Top Talent and other marketing teammates.

Qualifications

Qualifications (Characteristics, skills/abilities, academics)

The ideal candidate will:
Demonstrate ability to thrive in a culture that is collaborative, service-oriented, and consultative.
Possess an approachable personality.
Work successfully with all levels of staff, from front-line through senior executive.
Be a proven expert in prioritization with demonstrated ability to be effective in supporting multiple work streams.
Display operationally excellent project management skills and be highly collaborative and action-oriented.
Be able to successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

Bachelor’s degree
Strong verbal and written communication skills
A reputation for discretion, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, and strong attention to detail

BENEFITS:

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visit www.gt.com.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.6 billion and operates 59 offices across the U.S., with more than 590 partners and 8,500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.






Requisition ID: 038999

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, North Carolina






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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