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CPG Principal, Advisory

New York, New York

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

L2 now Gartner is a subscription-based business that benchmarks the digital performance of brands to help chief marketing officers (CMOs) and senior business leaders identify digital marketing strengths and weaknesses, inform capital allocation decisions, and educate their teams on industry trends and digital innovation. L2 combined with Gartner's broad industry coverage offers the best source of objective marketing data, insights and advice for CMOs and senior business leaders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading a set of client relationships, usually 10-15 in the CPG space
  • Lead a team of associates to develop and present client deliverables (e.g. Deep Dives, strategy modules) that provide member brands an objective assessment of digital strengths/weaknesses, performance benchmarks against industry competitors and peers, identification of best practices across the digital landscape, and a prioritized set of opportunities to drive forward their digital performance, all to be delivered over 2-3 hour in-person presentations.
  • Synthesize data across internal and external sources using Excel, visualize findings via PowerPoint, and contextualize resulting strategy recommendations for clients
  • Directly respond to client inquiries in their sector or coordinate responses to clients with appropriate subject matter experts.
  • Serve as a key thought partner to Research teams, helping to identify emerging trends, provide insight into client priorities, and support the development of our digital insights.
  • Partner with Account Executive(s) to manage ongoing client engagement and drive client upsells and renewals; drive new client development by supporting the business development team on client proposals.


  • 5-7+ years of experience in CPG/Retail Industry, Digital Marketing and/or Consulting required
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Direct management responsibility for 1-3 associates
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze data; digital marketing/e-commerce subject matter expertise preferred
  • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills a must
  • Strong presentation skills and client presence, exhibited through interactions with senior management

Why L2-Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), is the world’s leading research and advisory company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. Our unmatched combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and data-driven research steers clients toward the right decisions on the issues that matter most. We’re trusted as an objective resource and critical partner by more than 12,000 organizations in more than 100 countries— across all major functions, in every industry and enterprise size. To learn more about how we help decision makers fuel the future of business, visit

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