Brooklyn, NY

Strategy Director

You are an experienced director-level strategist that enjoys elevating brands by leveraging well-informed insights to produce beautiful, yet functional digital products, services and engagement platforms. You understand the nuances and complexities of how a brand shows up across the digital landscape, and can communicate that brand’s purpose in a way that’s authentic, inspiring and innovative. You are excited about the intersection of strategy, design and technology, and enjoy peeling back the layers of complex problems to uncover hidden gems that will unlock the catalyst for transformation within a client’s digital ecosystem. From driving loyalty and retention, to launching new products and services, you understand how to leverage digital technologies to connect brands with their customers. You’re an excellent communicator and influencer that thrives in a highly-collaborative, multi-disciplinary team. You know how to maintain vibrant and compelling client relationships while seeking to expand and grow into new engagement opportunities.

What You’ll Do

  • Shape the vision and craft of the strategy discipline on an integrated, multidisciplinary client team
  • Partner with the Client Executive Director to build trusted relationships with clients
  • Lead the strategy workstream on 2-3 client projects at any given time
  • Bring the power of previous experiences to tackle client issues across the spectrum of Strategy - from user experience and content strategy, to brand and digital transformation strategy
  • Lead the research into industry trends, competitive information, along with consumer insights to create and present concepts and recommendations in a compelling and impactful way to internal teams and senior level clients
  • Partner with the Research and Testing Team to oversee the research design and strategy for utilizing quantitative and qualitative research to generate meaningful and intuitive insights that inform and drive creative concepts
  • Support the hiring, career management and mentor junior strategists
  • Partner with the VP of Strategy to support and contribute to the broader Strategy Discipline across the agency, including: development of thought-leadership, coordinating and leading internal workshops and mentoring junior strategists and representing the agency at conferences and in the marketplace
  • Partner with the Client Executive Director to build trusted relationships with clients
  • Lead the strategy workstream on 2-3 client projects at any given time
  • Bring the power of previous experiences coupled with leveraging your team to tackle client issues across the spectrum of Strategy - from digital and content strategy, to brand and business consulting strategy
  • Present concepts and recommendations in a compelling and impactful way to senior level clients and internal teams
  • Oversee the design and strategy for utilizing quantitative and qualitative research to generate meaningful and intuitive insights that drive creative concepts
  • Hire, manage and mentor junior strategists on your client team
  • Partner with the VP of Strategy to support and contribute to the broader Strategy Discipline across the agency, including: development of thought-leadership, coordinating and leading internal workshops and mentoring junior strategists and representing the agency at conferences and in the marketplace

What You’ll Bring

  • 10+ years of strategy experience, which includes leading digital programs and engagement projects for large and small brands across a variety of industries and geographies
  • 3+ years of experience supervising junior strategy team members
  • Broad set of strategic skills and experiences across digital brand, digital content and information architecture, digital user experience and interaction design, mobile applications, digital marketing, social media and campaigns and digital transformation
  • Experience leveraging qualitative and quantitative research frameworks and techniques to gain informed insights to drive creative vision and concepts
  • Experience designing and leading workshops with senior to C-suite level clients leveraging strategic design-thinking frameworks
  • Experience in successfully collaborating within large multi-disciplinary teams

Apply by February 10, 2020

Job will be taken down when vacancy is filled.

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