Director, Brand Strategy (Financial Services) - Manhattan

Starts July 2021
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, an award-winning, rapidly growing marketing and strategy agency, has an exciting opportunity for a full time Director, Brand Strategy to join their team and focus on a global financial services client.

In this role, the Director, Brand Strategy will be responsible for clear, concise brand storytelling; leveraging insights and data to evolve brand strategies, messaging and content, and strategy operationalization. You'll own the relationship with client from a brand strategy perspective, partnering with Account teams. Responsibilities include:

- creating client-ready deliverables and managing projects directly, including: landscape assessments, consumer insights development, positioning, brand messaging, developing creative briefs, channel strategy, etc.
- delivering inspiring work informed by market and cultural intelligence, research and data
- meeting with clients, uncovering new needs and scoping out work
- briefing research and creative teams
- overseeing and mentoring junior strategists

In order to be considered for this role, the Director, Brand Strategy must have:

- at least 8 years of brand strategy/marketing experience deep experience in the financial services space
- passion for understanding needs of clients and consumers
- ability to work autonomously and overseeing junior strategists
- excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
- excellent communication and presentation skills
- deep understanding of consumer marketing channels

***Please note, the team will be returning to optional onsite work in July, with a requirement for part-time onsite commitment after Labor Day Weekend. COVID protocols will require proof of vaccination or a mask mandate when in the office.

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