Content Practice Lead at Rightpoint

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Company Overview

Intrapreneurship is defined as creating from within, starting something from nothing. And it is at the heart of the people at Rightpoint. We are a values-led intrapreneurial organization. We’re driven by innovation, rooted in technology and relentlessly curious. We love the creativity involved in taking a blank screen and blinking cursor and making it something amazing. With intrapreneurship in our DNA, we’re able to move quickly to build unique, innovative customer experiences that evolve the way our clients do business. 

Are you someone who wants to create change in the way business is done? Do you want to work with inspired and like-minded intrapreneurs? Us too! We take our work very seriously, but we have fun doing it. And we’re searching for passionate, talented people to join the Rightpoint team.

Rightpoint is the largest independent customer experience agency with technology at our core, and 450 employees across 10 offices. We create seamless digital experiences driven by insight, strategy, technology and design -- and expanded mobile innovation and emerging technologies via Raizlabs. We serve more than 250 Fortune 1,000 companies with strategy, site design and development, content, CRM, commerce, BI and cloud infrastructure.

 

And the industry is taking notice:

  • Crain's Chicago Fast Fifty of “Fastest Growing Companies,” 2014 - 2017
  • "Top 100 Workplaces in Chicago" by the Chicago Tribune, 2014-2017
  • EY Entrepreneur of The Year® Award, Co-founders Ross Freedman & Brad Schneider: 2015 Midwest Dual Finalists
  • One of the "Most Promising Companies in America" by Forbes in 2014

 

WATCH THIS to learn more about Rightpoint and our culture:

https://www.rightpoint.com/careers

Job Description

  • About the job

    We are looking for a Content Practice Lead to be located in our Chicago, Atlanta or Boston office. As the Content Practice Lead, you will be entrusted to lead the content practice nationally as well as support key business-development pursuits and clients. You have a deep background in content design and strategy and all aspects of it within the modern digital landscape. You know how to recognize and foster talent, develop & nurture ideas, and collaborate across disciplines. You are a true change agent and seek out new ways to strengthen Rightpoint as a whole. You are constantly exploring ways to innovate around content design and delivery. You can understand and articulate various perspectives on content to different audiences and collaborate with cross-functional leadership teams to identify opportunities to drive business value through content.

     

    Additionally, you've led multi-disciplinary teams and are comfortable giving UX and design feedback in support of the overall experience strategy. You know what makes work excellent and transformational – and you have the work to prove it.

    What you’ll be doing (team management):

    • Elevating strategic thought and design processes within the Content discipline and its deliverables
    • Mentoring and leading the Content Strategy team to help them grow professionally within projects and within the content discipline at Rightpoint
    • Articulating a vision and lead direction of content for accounts and projects that’s informed by business needs and strategy
    • Leading content thought and creative and/or strategic output for key business development efforts and leading cross-disciplinary teams to do so
    • Helping manage staffing and co-create project plans taking into account team strengths and growth opportunities

    What you’ll be doing (content and project leadership):

    • Acting as a thought leader for key accounts for planning sessions, guidance or critical meetings
    • Leading and nurturing client relationships from a content standpoint on assigned accounts
    • Identifying additional sales opportunities for current accounts (along with the account team)
    • Driving the usage of modern content thinking and techniques across the content team
    • Actively engaging in increasing Rightpoint’s content profile through public speaking, judging, teaching, or other industry activities
    • Providing business development support for key sales pursuits to drive growth in content-related revenue
    • Serving as the practice area evangelist to help educate the rest of the organization on what the Content Strategy business is, what it does, and the value-add it offers, thus helping better integrate the practice area into the company as a whole 
    • Providing strategic assistance on key client projects within the practice
    • Offering recommendations to constantly improve Content Strategy activities, deliverables, and thinking to help make Rightpoint’s Content Strategy services stand out among our competitors

     What you need to have:

    • Proven experience in proposing and selling in Content Strategy and related services through aspirational storytelling
    • Experience with Website or Content Marketing Platforms
    • Strong strategic thinking abilities and demonstrated success in leading teams in executing established strategies
    • Excellent leadership skills, both in leading internal teams to best-in-class solutions and when partnering with clients
    • Superior communication, time-management, relationship management, and presentation skills
    • Significant experience managing teams 
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities 
    • Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams 
    • 10+ years’ experience in Content Strategy; at least 5 years in a leadership role in a Digital Agency Environment

Benefits and Perks at Rightpoint:

  • PTO + Paid Holidays
  • Casual Dress (when in the office; when at a client site, we need to mirror their dress code)
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Great Health Coverage
    • Medical – 4 plans to choose from!
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life/AD&D/Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending (Dependent & Healthcare)
  • Transportation/Parking Pre-Tax Benefits
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Weekly Peapod Snack/Drink delivery
  • Regular Happy Hours and social events including: Volunteering, Game Nights, Basketball, 5K runs, golf outings, team sports, etc.
  • Catered Lunches Every Other Friday
  • Open Office Environment
  • Continuous Training, Certifications, and Learning Opportunities 

This is a full time, salaried position. For more information, visit www.rightpoint.com. Rightpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Rightpoint is an E-Verify employer.  E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows Rightpoint to verify the employment eligibility of our employees.  Based on the information provided by you on your Form I-9, Rightpoint will input that information into E-Verify which will confirm your information in DHS and Social Security Administration (SSA) databases.  Your continued employment with Rightpoint is contingent upon an “Employment Authorized” result for you from the E-Verify system

APPLICANTS MUST BE PERMANENTLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.. WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER SPONSORSHIP AT THIS TIME.

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Location

We’re located in the Loop, across the street from the Lyric Opera House and the Chicago River and just steps from the L and both Metra stations.

What are Rightpoint Perks + Benefits

Rightpoint Benefits Overview

Flexible PTO

Casual and open office environment

Flexible Work Schedule

Great insurance coverage and flexible spending accounts

401k with Company Matching

Weekly Snack/Drink delivery

Regular Cultural & Social Events including: Volunteering, Game Nights, Cultural and Diversity Spotlights, Happy Hours, Team Outings, Intramural Sports, etc.

Bi-Weekly Catered Lunches

Continuous Training, Certifications, and Learning Opportunities 

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Rightpoint employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10,00 monthly maximum payout for Long-Term, and $1,500 per week for Short-Term.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Rightpoint provides life insurance is equal to 1x times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Rightpoint provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan
Performance Bonus
Rightpoint has an annual performance bonus plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Rightpoint provides backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker, and also provide 2 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker. This is in addition to other benefits that layer on top of these.
Flexible Work Schedule
Rightpoint provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home Work remotely, typically 1-2 days per week. Team members remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Rightpoint sponsors family oriented events periodically throughout the year.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Rightpoint offers a Flexible Time Off (FTO) policy which operates on the “honor system.” The policy is intended to provide team members with more flexibility to manage work schedules and personal
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Rightpoint has a Flexible Time Off Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Rightpoint offers pre-tax commuter and parking benefits for all team members.
Company Outings
Rightpoint hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Rightpoint has a very well stocked pantry with deliveries from Peapod 2x per week. We also have Cold Brew, Kombucha, and Beer on Tap
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted regularly throughout the year
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Rightpoint offers support for ongoing training and support for job training and conferences.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Rightpoint hosts lunch and learn meetings regularly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Rightpoint's mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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