Sr. Brand Strategist/Planner

Location Scottsdale, AZ (Hybrid)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a branding and marketing agency, is hiring an experienced Sr. Brand Strategist/Planner to support their growing client needs. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team that prides itself on work/life balance!

This is a hybrid role, onsite in Scottsdale every Wednesday during the summer, then switching to 3 days onsite each week starting in the fall.

Sr. Brand Strategist/Planner Responsibilities:
Identifying the inputs needed to develop a clear strategic direction for the clients brand objectives
and developing an appropriate proposed plan of work
Leading/managing client projects from a research and strategy perspective and transitioning
them into creative
Directing and/or co-directing strategy workshops with the client team
Conducting research on prospective clients, competitors, industries and customers as needed
Leading/working with external providers such as research recruiting partners
Assisting other Account team members in daily tasks as requested

Sr. Brand Strategist/Planner Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 8-10 years in account planning/brand strategy in an advertising or branding agency
The ability to interview executives; plan, manage and evaluate market research projects; reverse-engineer competitor positions from their marketing communications and, on the basis of all of these inputs,
identify major insights and opportunities for the clients brand
Professional, forward manner and ability to instill confidence in and guide clients in workshops
Strong written and oral communications skills and ability to comprehend technical products
Strong client service mindset with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Experience developing and managing budgets for complex projects
Keen eye for details, many of a technical nature, while never losing sight of the bigger picture
Strong leadership skills with the ability to keep both internal and external team members on task
Strong computer skills: Adobe Acrobat, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Clients & Profits a plus


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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lauren.Madden@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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