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Director of Brand Strategy

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Aug 13, 2019

Philadelphia

Permanent

Agent: Kristian H.

Job #: 150938

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

The Director of Brand Strategy is responsible for leading and overseeing all Brand Strategy initiatives for our clients to help make their brands matter. This includes overall responsibility for brand vision and strategy, clients’ growth, account financials and profitability, and the senior-most relationships with our clients. This role is perfect for someone who is an excellent analytical, critical thinker with an expert-level understanding of branding, business and strategic planning.

Specifically, the Director of Brand Strategy:

  • Ensures that the agency delivers brand solutions that are on-strategy and consistently produces measurable results that exceed clients’ expectations.
  • Leads the strategic direction of clients’ brands, including the development and review of the marketing, branding, strategy briefs and plans.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships at the senior-most levels with clients, maintaining a thorough understanding of their businesses and brands.
  • Leads and manages all primary qualitative and quantitative research with the internal team and external partners.
  • Extracts insights from complex research and data, identifying the implications and ideas for our clients’ brand growth.  Gains deep understanding of our clients’ customer perceptions, attitudes and behaviors, and purchasing cycles.
  • Crafts compelling stories that link between business and brand strategy.
  • Leads and manages all work in the brand strategy space, including customer segmentation and personas, brand positioning, values and attributes, messaging platforms, brand naming and architecture.
  • Manages all internal and external resources to ultimately deliver results for our clients; our team thrives on accountability and leadership.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to grow our clients’ businesses organically. With other members of the team, works together toward the common goals of growing our business while consistently exceeding our clients’ expectations.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years in customer insights and brand strategy consultancy
  • Ability to manage and execute large, complex branding and market analysis initiatives
  • Qualitative & quantitative research background and brand strategist
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with experience leading a group of strategists and Brand Directors
  • MBA is preferred
  • Strong organization and presentation skills
  • Local and regional travel as necessary
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

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