L2-Associate Director, Client Strategy (APAC Division)

L2 is looking for an Associate Director to help scale our Client Strategy business and work closely with clients to grow our relationships with them over time. L2 Associate Directors of Client Strategy are charged with helping direct a team of client strategists to develop and deliver Executive Education and Deep Dive strategy presentations, managing and driving the member relationship (CEOs, CMOs, SVP of Marketing, Digital, etc.), securing annual membership renewals, and scaling member relationships. Directors of CS are supported by analysts, researchers, and technologists.

We are currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Client Strategy with a specialization in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on CPG, Beauty, Fashion.


  • Responsible for a set of client relationships, usually 15+ in defined sector. Historically charged with managing ongoing client angagement and responsible for upselling and renewing contracts. In 2018, this responsibility will shift to an account manager
  • Lead a team of associates to develop and present client deliverables (e.g. Deep Dives, strategy modules) analyzing their digital marketing activities, benchmarking performance against industry competitors and peers, identifying best practices
  • Directly respond to client inquiries in their sector or coordinate responses to clients with appropriate subject matter experts
  • Strong project management capability and ability to lead smaller teams
  • Direct management responsibility for 1-3 associates
  • Must have strong digital marketing subject matter expertise and ability to manipulate and analyze data
  • Strong Powerpoint skills and presentation skills a must


Skills & Experiences:
  • Six or more years of experience in client-facing consulting
  • Several years servicing clients within relevant categories (including retail, fashion, consumer goods, luxury)
  • Experience working on the brand side within Retail, Consumer Goods, Fashion, or Luxury brands
  • Proven ability to thrive and grow in a high-growth startup environment
  • Domain expertise across e-commerce, digital marketing, social media and mobile
  • Understanding/familiarity with large multi-brand organizations across the relevant sectors
  • Strong analytical skills (highly proficient in Excel)—able to distill data to actionable insights in a coherent narrative
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and communication skills (including PowerPoint) with attention to detail
  • Proven project management capability and ability to lead larger/multiple teams
  • Mastery of digital marketing subject matter
  • Experience managing teams, particularly in a consulting / services organization
  • Highly disciplined with self-starter mentality; experience in start-ups and small organizations a plus
  • A doer—executes on plans, asks forgiveness vs. permission, and shows tangible results

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