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Director of Brand Strategy

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Chicago, IL
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Our client is an award winning, creative, independent advertising agency. If you're looking to flex your creative chops, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

What You'll Do:

Serve as the planning lead across the consumer, brand and business. Youll oversee the strategy team in delivering research, insights, strategic leadership and creative partnership across your respective accounts, consumer profiles, and industry verticals.

Strategic Acumen

You are the planning subject matter expert in the eyes of internal counterparts and clients. This means that you develop brand strategies that ground the brand in spaces that provide a competitive advantage, you inspire innovative creative platforms, and you help bring ideas to life across consumer journeys and comprehensive multi channel comms plans.

Creative Storytelling

You understand how to synthesize and distill data, research, and cultural trends into inspiring and unexpected creative briefs. You understand the consumer, you live and breathe the brand, and you have a passion for making others feel as passionately as you in a way that sparks endless ideas and opportunities.

Research and Insights

You actively identify, develop, and field research opportunities across qualitative and quantitative methodologies in order to gain consumer learnings and drive effective creative performance.

Passionate Leadership

You will lead an integrated, multi-disciplinary planning teams to deliver strategic rigor and excellence across every aspect of strategy. This includes the annual planning process, research and learning agendas, to ideation sessions, creative briefs and uncovering new and organic growth opportunities. You will inspire greatness across your teams and drive their personal growth through mentorship, goal setting, and career development.

That Little Something Extra

Planning is a leadership position. You must have a huge passion for what communication and creativity can achieve in the world. Youll be empowered to contribute to intellectual products for the agency, and to develop your plus-up superpower that brings a little something unexpected to the planning department. Most importantly, we want you to be a champion of the cultureindependent yet collaborative, entrepreneurial, driven, all with a fun attitude and joy in the process of making and doing great work.

Who you are:

10 + years of experience in planning, strategic planning and related communications experience; advertising agency experience is a huge plus

Proven ability to think creatively; evidence of success in developing digital multichannel strategies for brands and delivering them to market

Strong digital and analytical capabilities a must

Storytelling and persuasive presentation skills

Deep understanding of digital channels and knowledge of the various roles and contributions of other strategic disciplines such as CRM and social media

Experience with multicultural marketing is a plus

Able to thrive in an entrepreneurial culture where creativity and data are both highly valued


My Marketing Recruiter

Chicago, IL



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