Pros: get to interact with world business leaders, travel, lots of training ans education from top 3rd party companies such as box of crayons, etc.
Cons: hard work, sales based, renewals are a big part of your performance
I worked in Gartner's Executive Programs (EXP) supporting our Tier1 members, C-Level executives. Helped them make day to day business and technology decisions to match the companies KPIs.
I learned that C-Level executives have to be both business and digital savvy, not "technology" but digital savvy to be a good leader.
Management in EXP is exceptional. – more... The best part is they trust the employee to do the right thing. No one looking over your shoulder. However most people in EXP are already polished professionals and some are even former Gartner members which makes it easy.
Hardest part of the job for EXP is to engage the un-engaged members. Meaning sales has sold them a membership and it is up to EXP to manage that relationship. Sometimes the membership level does not match the persons ability in the company.
Most enjoyable part of the job is when you get the affirmation from the executive like "you just made my day, this is the information I needed most, this will help us a lot." – less