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Chief of Staff to CMO

Chief of Staff to CMO

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    Communications, Marketing, Permanent

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    Elinor Lara

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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A leading international law firm is looking for a strategic, ambitious and driven Chief of Staff to its Chief Marketing Officer. 

The successful candidate will be high-energy, thoughtful, and naturally curious.  A born communicator, you will likely come from a partnership background, perhaps as a senior communications manager, but you’ll also be commercially savvy with excellent business acumen. 

You’ll be comfortable operating at a strategic level and liaising with C-suite, but also at an operational level and everything in between.  Your leadership qualities will be second to none and you’ll bring a wealth of experience in change management.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment where you will strive to continuously improve and challenge the status quo.

Key competencies:

  • Excellent written and analytical skills, and able to prepare punchy to the point e-mails and high impact business plans/presentations;
  • Able to resolve complex problems, taking a proactive approach to analysing the issues and generating solutions;
  • Decisive and mature in judgement;
  • Excellent leadership skills and able to influence, inspire confidence and build consensus at all levels;
  • Track record of management capabilities and cross-cultural leadership;
  • Track record of implementing change;
  • Demonstrate strategic vision and understanding of how best to implement strategy;
  • Have strong ambassadorial skills and ability to represent the Marketing function on a global basis;
  • Thrive in a high-pressure environment and have a flexible approach to work and be able to cope with ambiguity;
  • High level planning and strong project management skills;
  • Highly responsive, organised and detail oriented, a team player, able to multi-task and prioritise tasks and deadlines and perform duties with high levels of confidentiality and integrity;
  • Strong influencing skills and intellectual curiosity.