Manager/Director, Client Solutions

Manager/Director, Client Solutions - 16183

Client Services and Sales - USA New York, New York 

We are looking for a Manager or Director level candidate to join the team. The Manager/Director, Client Solutions is a member of an account team dedicated to one of Nielsen’s major television/digital clients. The scope of the client service function ranges from contract negotiating, in-bound calls addressing ratings and advertising data inquiries, understanding consumer viewership behaviors across screens, and maintaining knowledge of Nielsen’s product mechanics and roadmap. In this role, the Manager/Director, Client Solutions will have ownership of certain clients and associated revenue/upsell within the account. The role provides the opportunity to develop long-term, deep relationships in driving both account management and business development for a small set of clients. The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated track record in: driving commercial, solutions-oriented growth, building and honing key relationships both internally and externally, delivering robust presentations and client communications, adapting to the needs of a dynamic, ever-changing environment, and developing key contacts in the media industry.



  • Partner with leadership within the client vertical/team to develop a comprehensive and achievable strategic plan for the business within a client account.
  • Maintain and manage a revenue pipeline.
  • Build trust-based relationships with senior leaders at the client; strive to independently build deeper and wider relationships within and across client organization by building a comprehensive understanding of client and marketplace and leveraging prior experience and client service acumen.
  • Present opportunities to help clients grow our business through consultative selling and solid negotiating skills; grow revenue through sales of incremental products within an established account.
  • Conduct client meetings to build and maintain relationships.
  • Act as an internal champion for the client by working collaboratively with internal partners and the team to coordinate efforts for clients where appropriate: case resolution management, usage reporting, contract renewals and amendments, and other support tasks.
  • Engage in project management for analytics projects or data inquiries.
  • Articulate an excellent understanding of each product and solution, and how the data can be used to improve business performance.
  • Attend client- and industry-specific meetings.
  • Indirectly manage the project work and the mentoring of more junior talent on the team.
  • Engage in other responsibilities as needed including on-site servicing at the client.



  • 3-5 years’ client service experience with specific experience within Media (TV & Digital)
  • BA or BS Degree
  • Understand media analytics in a way that you can easily communicate with clients
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Understanding of the marketplace
  • Experience managing client relationships
  • Analytic skills
  • Knowledge of TV/Digital Industries
  • Knowledge of Nielsen’s products and solutions
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, highly motived, strong orientation toward client relationships
  • Strong analysis and presentation experience
  • Persuasive negotiation skills to ensure client needs are well balanced internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills to translate complex concepts into concise yet informative messaging for clients
  • Ability to handle pressure, juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and work well with a diverse customer base and various internal teams


About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

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Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time 

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