Strategy Director

United States Strategy

The role

The Agency:

We Are Social is seeking a Strategy Director to join our growing team! We create people-centric brand experiences that drive results. We always think ‘bigger’. We aim for the buzz. We aim for the chatter. We filter every thought through a subculture lens. We make authentic connections. We spark real conversation both on, and offline. We do not create culture, people create culture. We just amplify it. We are designers, copywriters, PR practitioners, Influencers and so much more. Our campaigns are groundbreaking and culture shifting. We’re people focused and very passionate about the work we do. If this sounds interesting, we look forward to connecting soon.

The Role:

The Strategy Director is a senior client-facing role who lives for solving business problems in a rapidly evolving world. A world where traditional models of advertising continue to evolve and social media’s importance in the marketing mix becomes ever more significant.

You will be joining a team of passionate brand thinkers with an ambition to drive big creative ideas rooted in culture and community.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead strategic direction for multiple brands
  • Mentor and manage junior team members to noticeably improve a strategist’s capabilities over time
  • Partner with internal creative and account teams to push work
  • Rigorously interrogate client needs to create a compelling yet simple strategy story
  • Recognize when strategic shifts are required and implement change
  • Lead inter-agency collaboration and galvanize cross-agency responses to briefs
  • Unearth new opportunities for clients in the midst of a conversation

Who you are:

  • Years of experience in a strategic / planning capacity, strong preference for creative agency experience
  • Well versed in seeing and shaping ideas, ensuring creative is elevated beyond a collection of tactics
  • Passion for wider communications/marketing trends and culture as a whole
  • Well versed in in the power of social media
  • Leads by example, but empowers their team to express themselves through their work
  • Willing to get in the trench with the troops if things get gnarly

We Are Social is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For California applicants, you may view We Are Social’s Privacy Notice for California Employees and Job Applicants at https://wearesocial.com/us/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2023/07/CA-Employee-and-Job-Applicant-CPRA-Notice.pdf

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