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Director, Client Relations

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Job Description:

Are you a stellar client relationship manager who has a proven track record of retaining and growing business with a large portfolio of clients? Are you hungry, eager, and looking to feel a true connection to the work you are doing each day? If so, let’s talk, as we are now hiring for a Client Relations Director in the New York City area!

As the Client Relations Director you will be responsible for the effective management of relationships of employer-sponsored (client) accounts in the NYC area. Your main focus will be to enhance and build upon existing relationships resulting in client retention and add-on business and successfully launch new client business. This position can be based in home office and/or NYC office and must be within 45-60 minutes of NYC.

What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for retaining and growing employer-sponsored (client) accounts, primarily overseeing their Back-Up Care, Education & College Advising, and/or Special Need Programs
  • Facilitate and manage the retention and development of (client) accounts
  • Proactively develop strong partnerships with clients to maximize retention and loyalty and to ensure compelling client testimonials and endorsements
  • Renew and negotiate client contracts to optimize company’s financial growth
  • Develop and execute launch and on-going communication and marketing plans to ensure that clients experience the maximum return on their program and view Bright Horizons as their strategic partner for all work/life related objectives
  • Provide timely and thorough responses to client inquiries and requests on a day-to-day basis
  • Analyze program utilization data of client programs, effectively communicate utilization trends to clients, and continuously provide strategic direction to clients to meet their organizational objectives
  • Work closely with all internal operations’ teams to facilitate service delivery, quality control, issue resolution, and liaison between the client and Bright Horizons operations
  • Strategically grow and expand business with existing clients


Job Requirements:

What we hope you will bring to the role:

  • Minimum educational requirement: Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years or more of direct account or client relationship management with proven ability to upsell
  • Experience managing a portfolio of clients and has a proven track record of retaining and growing business
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to communicate the values and mission of the organization and full range of Bright Horizons services offered
  • Must live within 45-60 minutes of NYC

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