• VP, Director of Strategy

    Requisition ID
    2018-5430
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Chicago
    Category
    Strategy and Planning
    Employment Duration
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Director of Strategy is a senior leadership role and the primary strategic contact for clients and internal teams. This role requires a leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who will partner with the President and CCO to lead client and business development initiatives.

    Responsibilities


    • Act as strategic lead and oversee all accounts– understand the business situation and challenges, set the strategic vision, and proactively surface opportunities.

    • Uncover actionable and powerful insights that drive innovative ideas and inspire creative.

    • Act as a brand architect to craft inspiring briefs and lay out actionable roadmaps to lead agency and clients to creative business solutions. Develop fresh insights to understand the brand, category, culture and audience.

    • Play an active role as subject matter expert on integrated communications planning, helping to plan the consumer journey through brand interactions within the digital/social ecosystem and beyond.

    • Apply research skills and methodologies to create relevant, breakthrough customer insights and identify omni-channel opportunities.

    • Manage the Strategy group and plan, assign, direct, and prioritize strategy work. Ensure team is meeting chargeability targets.

    • A hybrid brand and creative strategist with 8+ years’ agency experience. Digital and Social experience a must.

    Qualifications


    • A Leader who can Inspire internally and externally

    • Passion for Social & technology

    • Obsessed with trends and innovation

    • Confident, not arrogant

    • Presence…can work and own the room

    • Optimistic, Authentic, Trustworthy and Fun

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