Engagement Manager

Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore

The Role

Engagement managers are the backbones of Prophet and hold its project teams together. They lead partners, senior associates, associates and specialists, ensuring that everyone is working together towards the same goal. Engagement managers collaborate with clients, helping them achieve success in their roles while bringing ideas to life. They are both analytical and creative in their approach to solving complex problems and identifying the right solutions.


  • Manage all day-to-day aspects of client relationships in brand and marketing strategy space
  • Develop content and serve as a thought leader for team and client
  • Identify and close new business leads
  • Manage engagements with teams of 3-5 people
  • Monitor project scope and profitability
  • Train and mentor other consultants
  • Develop insightful analysis and candid recommendations
  • Present analysis and recommendations to client senior management
  • Lead firm development initiatives


  • Prior consulting experience, ideally five or more years at a leading business or brand strategy consulting firm
  • MBA preferred
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to influence, persuade and ask the tough questions
  • Ability to develop a strategy as well as execute the tactical implementation of that strategy
  • Prior experience leading teams and enhancing team success through guidance, leadership and active participation in internal and external client project teams
  • Passion for brand and consumer-facing issues
  • Ability to cultivate existing and new client relationships resulting in the sale of project work

About Prophet

Prophet is a consultancy that helps clients unlock uncommon growth by developing new business models, reimagining brands and experiences, driving demand and customer engagement and empowering people to transform their organizations. The largest privately-owned firm of its kind, Prophet brings a unique blend of creative and strategy to identify paths to purposeful, transformative and sustainable growth. Based in San Francisco, with 14 global offices and more than 500 strategists, data analysts, marketers, digital experts and creatives, Prophet has worked with the world’s most successful companies, including BOE, Mei One, Midea, ABInbev, AXA, Samsung and Marriott, partnering with them from ideation to in-market execution.

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