Brand Strategist / Account Lead

Location Austin, TX (Fully remote)
Starts August 2022
Duration ~ 1 year
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $56/hour
Our Fortune 500 Financial Services client is seeking an agency Brand Strategist for a 1 year - 40 hour a week contract.

This role is open to someone FULLY REMOTE but preferred location is Austin or Dallas/Westlake.

Brand Strategist Responsibilities:
- Translating clients marketing goals and objectives into simple communications goals with well-defined success metrics
- Tracking trends (cultural, behavioral, and categorical), spotting gaps, and identifying opportunities that lead to useful insights
- Owning discovery through various research methods, e.g. qualitative and/or quantitative research, data analysis, concept testing, segmentation and brand studies, etc.
- Providing the creative team with an inspiring creative brief, audience context, competitive information, and relevant insights
- Evaluating the team's work to ensure it aligns with the strategy and resonates with the target audience
- Distilling and presenting campaign results that translate to actionable insights
- Demonstrating thought leadership through intellectual property, e.g. white papers, POVs, reports and presentations
- Crafting positioning strategies with an understanding of the fundamentals of branding and brand architecture

Brand Strategist Qualifications:
- Minimum of 8 years of account planning experience working directly with clients and creative teams
- A strong solutions-oriented approach, consumer- or customer- experience focus and understanding agency processes required.
- Ability to develop, guide and leverage quantitative research methodologies
- Demonstrated ability to connect strategy with tactics and execution
- Experience in highly regulated environments or at a financial institution is a bonus

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:

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