Careers

Senior Strategist

We are looking for a senior strategist, someone who is passionate about people and understanding what drives consumer action. This person intuitively thinks social-first and has a proactive approach to problem solving.

What does the role involve?

  • Leading and running strategy across multiple accounts for key clients and new business;
  • Partnering with our research analysts to develop insightful and industry-leading strategy solutions, from high level brand strategy, down to tactical social channel, content, editorial and influencer strategies;
  • Being curious and asking why? Having the ability to deep dive into issues until they can shed new light on a situation;
  • Partnering with creative teams throughout to inspire and infuse social behavior into ideation;
  • Providing line management to more junior team of research analysts and strategists;
  • Providing industry inspiration internally for the US office through thought leadership and real world observations;
  • Providing cultural context for creative process internally and externally;
  • Reporting into Director of Intelligence.

Who are we looking for?

  • 6 - 8 years digital planning experience; agency experience preferable;
  • Strong background in the following areas:
    • Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and principles/techniques/tools
    • Comms planning, content strategy and marketing
    • Influencer, blogger and community marketing
    • Paid Media strategy and execution a plus
  • Able to operate at multiple depths, developing full strategy plans to tactical execution support;
  • Has a presence in, and excellent working knowledge of social and emerging platforms;
  • Team mentality and collaborative;
  • Skilled at crafting inspiring creative briefs for teams to ideate against and running brainstorms and workshops;
  • Experience in developing proposals and presentations for clients – esp. Keynote;
  • Proven ability to present to senior brand teams;
  • Commitment to continually learning and development, inside the agency and out.

To apply, please send your CV and details to nyjobs@wearesocial.com.