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Sun Feb 25 2007

Jobs: Lexicography; Naming: Senior Consultant, Interbrand

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        1.    Juliette Mistral, Lexicography; Naming: Senior Consultant, Interbrand, NY, USA


Message 1: Lexicography; Naming: Senior Consultant, Interbrand, NY, USA
Date: 23-Feb-2007
From: Juliette Mistral <juliette.mistralinterbrand.com>
Subject: Lexicography; Naming: Senior Consultant, Interbrand, NY, USA


Organization: Interbrand
Department: Verbal Identity
Web Address: http://www.interbrand.com
Job Rank: Senior Consultant
Manager's Job Title: Director, Verbal Identity
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Lexicography; Sociolinguistics; Naming

Description:
Interbrand, the leading brand consultancy and authors of the annual ranking of
'The Best Global Brands,' published by BusinessWeek, combines the rigorous
strategy and analysis of a management consulting practice with the
entrepreneurial and creative spirit of branding and design. The company offers
a comprehensive array of consulting services that guide clients in the creation,
enhancement, maintenance and valuation of their most valuable asset -- their
brands. Founded in 1974, Interbrand has over 30 offices in over 20 countries
around the globe and clients from among the most respected businesses. For more
information visit the world's only online exchange about branding, produced by
Interbrand, at www.brandchannel.com.

Summary of Role:
The Verbal Identity department at Interbrand New York is currently seeking a
Senior Consultant to work with the Verbal Identity Managing Director, Directors,
Consultants and other members of the team in support of a vibrant Verbal
Identity business. The role requires an individual with a strong business
sense, excellent client relationship skills, experience in managing project
teams, an affinity for language, and a creative and strategic mindset. The
candidates should feel comfortable leading the full range of naming and verbal
identity assignments and presenting to clients at the senior/executive level,
which requires strong communication and presentation skills.

The ideal candidate will understand the "big picture" in branding and represent
the Interbrand Vision and the full range of Verbal Identity services to current
and potential clients. We are looking for someone who will consistently improve
our offering.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Represent the Interbrand Verbal Identity practice at high-level client
presentations
- Provide clients with strategic insights as related to naming, verbal identity,
and branding in general
- Apply creative and strategic writing skills to consumer product and corporate
branding assignments
- Serve as a client contact and prepare client presentations
- Lead name creation and brainstorming activities
- Help to build client relationships
- Constantly innovate naming and verbal identity practices including creative
development, strategic exercises and presentation formats
- Work effectively with cross-disciplinary internal teams
- Understand our clients' businesses and cultures
- Stay abreast of issues in trademark law and URL regulations

Qualifications:
- Minimum 4-6 years in branding or marketing field; verbal identity or
communications experience preferred
- Passion for branding
- Creatively strategic and strategically creative
- Experience in managing project teams
- Knowledge of foreign language(s) a plus
- Minimum B.A. degree

Skills & Competencies:
- Excellent writing skills and ability to harness the power of language
- Outstanding presentation and communication skills
- Proven client service skills
- Leadership and team player qualities

Application URL: http://www.brandchannel.com
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume (in word format) and
salary requirements to resumesinterbrand.com

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