The Croner Company seeks an experienced, hands-on, adaptable compensation expert to play a significant role in our prestigious compensation consulting practice. The right candidate will appreciate the advantages of working in a focused, team and results oriented work environment and will tangibly contribute to the success of our established firm.
This position will reward your proven expertise and client service with an opportunity to help shape the practice and work with leading edge clients. Our small firm has big reach. Our clients range from Fortune 100 media and technology companies to start-ups to major philanthropic organizations making an impact worldwide. Our core focus is advising our entertainment and digital media clients how to structure strategic pay programs to attract and reward talent. Our sleek, new team-oriented workspace, centrally located in beautiful Marin County, provides an inspiring, collaborative environment.
Our growth has come from trust earned by providing in-depth market knowledge generated from our proprietary Survey reports, keen data analysis and problem-solving capabilities, as well as our high touch and collaborative style. The successful candidate will embrace and advance this philosophy.
As a lead member of the consulting team, working in close collaboration with the Managing Director, Consulting, the Senior Compensation Consultant will:
Lead the analysis, project management and delivery of compensation consulting projects that help clients attract and engage key talent;
Embrace The Croner Company's established, successful approaches in managing the project life cycle – from concept to delivery, working independently or in collaboration with our enterprising staff;
Communicate with and influence clients proactively regarding project milestones, challenges, needs and risks; cultivate enduring client relationships that result in repeat engagements, client retention and referrals to prospective clients;
Guide staff activities, focusing on the quality and accuracy of their analyses and professional development; apply project learnings for continuous improvement in work quality and processes; and
Remain current and facile with compensation concepts, diverse compensation vehicles and regulatory requirements related to compensation
The successful candidate will bring to the role:
At least 8 years of analytically-driven compensation consulting experience that has resulted in implementable solutions for clients, including project management, plan design, data analysis, presentation development and client relations:
Disciplined approach in building, validating and refining datasets and compensation models;
Excellent writing and oral communication; ability to tell the story from the data;
Ability to use relevant data sources to develop meaningful findings and recommendations;
Deep subject-matter expertise in a wide range of areas relevant to The Croner Company's compensation services and industry sectors;
Hands-on mastery of analytical tools used in compensation consulting, e.g., MS Excel, PowerPoint; and
B.A. or B.S.; demonstrated high-level academic achievements; M.B.A., M.A. or M.S., Ph.D. a plus
The Croner Company's consultants are recognized experts in industries where technology and entertainment intersect including: Digital Content and Technology; Software Gaming; Film and Animation; and Television Broadcasting / Cable Programming. We also have a specialized practice in assisting major U.S. grantmaking foundations in the development and upkeep of their compensation programs, enabling them to impact education, arts, environment, healthcare and other areas of need throughout the world.
We invite you to discuss joining our enterprising team.
The Croner Company is a boutique management consulting firm specializing in compensation plan design, industry-specific compensation surveys, strategic planning and organization design. We provide a broad range of consulting on pay and rewards, perform consulting services to Boards of Directors and publish industry-recognized compensation surveys.
As trusted compensation advisors for over 40 years, we possess unparalleled knowledge of pay practices and jobs in these industries. The Croner Company maintains the focus and service of a small firm, while serving both start-ups and large companies.