Strategy Director

Location Cincinnati, OH (Fully remote)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6 Months
Status Freelance
Rate Around $40/HR; depending on experience
Our agency client is looking for brand strategists to join their team.

The Strategy Director will be responsible for:
- Demonstrating deep understanding of the client?s business, competitive landscape, consumer insights and trends to synthesize and translate them into informed and thoughtful strategies
- Working with the Strategy team as well as Account, Design (2D and 3D), and Engineering teams to develop and refine compelling strategies and ideas for brand building and brand touch-points (expression, packaging, communication, etc.)
- Planning and leading in work sessions to define and build strategic and creative directions
- Analyzing and synthesizing research findings to derive strategic, actionable insights
- Becoming an advocate for insights, with clients, leadership, and internal team, to ensure learning adds value throughout the process

The Strategy Director must have:
- 5-10 years of experience in brand/design strategy, particularly within packaging, innovation or creative brand building (experience in an agency setting a must)
- Understanding of brands and brand building; (experience with CPG, food/beverage/wine/spirits a plus)
- Experience with brand strategy and innovation tools like positioning frameworks, brand narratives & expression, inspirational design targets, strategic territories, concept statement
- Experience conducting category audits and competitive analysis to identify actionable insights and opportunities
- Solid conceptual thinking skills
- Fluency with Keynote/Mac OS, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
- Experience participating in qualitative consumer research efforts (generative and evaluative) to inform brand building

If you want to be considered for these role send us your resume and/or portfolio and tell us why you're a good fit and which role you are interested in.

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