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Strategy Director

at Wunderman Thompson New York
New York, New York, United States

Who we are:

Wunderman Thompson is a creative, data and technology agency. We are built to inspire growth for our clients with breakthrough creativity that helps our clients succeed. We are in a unique position to deliver growth based on three fundamental principles: we see the world differently and reject conventional thinking; we have an unbounded definition of creativity that can rethink business, culture, and brand experiences; we act decisively and accountably, owning delivery end-to-end. 

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an integrated Strategy Director to work across a portfolio of well-known CPG brands to inspire creatives to drive transformational work.  This is a fantastic opportunity to partner with a client known for its commitment to embrace innovative and purpose driven work.  The Strategy Director will champion working with cross functional teams to guide strategy across US work with exposure to the global landscape.   The Strategy Director will leverage intelligence insights to tell impactful stories from the earliest research stage through creative development, communication planning and campaign evaluation. At the core of this role is the ability to glean and share human insights, a voracious curiosity, a collaborative nature and the ability to inspire strong, impactful communications.

What you’ll do:

  • Orchestrate brand planning, strategic planning and analytical activity in concert with the creative and account management teams to establish disruptive ideas
  • Truly collaborate with groups of clients, account managers and creative in the development of inspiring creative briefs that translate insights into innovative and strategic campaign strategies
  • Develop and implement powerful primary qualitative and quantitative research designs to uncover relevant social and cultural intelligence that address client business issues and gain deep insights into target audiences’ attitudes and behaviors 
  • Understand and define cultural, technological and social trends and their impact on consumer attitudes, behavior and perceptions
  • Apply research intelligence in the formation, testing, and delivery of ad concepts and strategies to ensure they align with client and agency goals and objectives
  • Maintain a working understanding of opportunities, research methodologies and intelligence analysis to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to our client business
  • Utilize the standardized planning tools to foster consistency over time and across projects
  • Encourage proactivity, creativity and collaboration between the planning and creative teams to ensure the sharing of work and innovative thinking
  • Identify and foster department and team members’ opportunities for growth
  • Mentor, motivate and reward planners during challenges, learning opportunities and successes by sharing knowledge and plans 

Who you are:

  • A builder | Entrepreneurial attitude couple with a strong business acumen. Ability and appetite to bring people together. Innate ability to marshal people and create gravity around ideas.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Optimistic and resilient | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. Yes and why not posture. Takes care of self and team. Balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What You’ll Need:

  • Let’s start with a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) and 8+ years in brand strategy/planning, marketing consulting or advertising
  • The ability to think on your feet and an eagerness to explore all available resources to think outside the box
  • Zealous passion for rolling up your sleeves to bring ideas to life with cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills; you will be face-to-face with various departments at their busiest moments
  • Strong familiarity and comfort with digital strategy/media analytics and aligning strategies with business needs across all channels
  • An expertise in data sources, qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and a keen eye of when and how to apply them to client challenges
  • The ability to thrive in an environment that values innovation and collaboration with a global network
  • A self-starter approach and true sense of ownership regarding work at each point of delivery
  • Technically proficient in presentation planning and development

Wunderman Thompson is proud to be a WPP agency. Headquartered in New York, we have a truly global reach with over 20,000 people in 90 markets. For more information, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment.  
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Careers

Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

Current Job Openings

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Department
Location
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Client Services

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ART DIRECTOR

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Billing Specialist

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Copywriter

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Copywriter with the German Language

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Data Analyst

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Production

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Data Specialist

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Designer (Contract)

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Digital Analyst

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DIGITAL CONTENT

Possible Argentina

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Digital Designer

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Creative

Wunderman Thompson North America,

Digital Designer

Wunderman Thompson Prague

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Praha, Czech Republic

Technology

Orange County, United States

Technology

San Francisco, United States

Technology

Los Angeles, United States

Technology

Portland, United States

Technology

Seattle, United States

Technology

Denver, United States

Technology

Louisville, United States

Technology

Remote,

Digital Project Manager

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Client Services

Praha, Czech Republic

Director, Product Strategy

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Strategy

New York, United States

Director, Strategy

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Financial Analyst

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Finance

Praha, Czech Republic

Google Cloud Administrator

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Technology

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Google Cloud Administrator

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Technology

Louisville, United States

Google Cloud Administrator

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Technology

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Technology

New York, United States

Technology

Orange County, United States

Technology

Denver, United States

Graphic Designer

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Creative

Praha, Czech Republic

HR Generalist (Contract)

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People

New York, United States

Implementation Engineer - Analytics

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Data & Analytics

Dallas, United States

Integrated Strategist

Wunderman Thompson Toronto

Strategy

Toronto, Canada

iOS Developer

Possible Argentina

Technology

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Data & Analytics

Praha, Czech Republic

Junior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Toronto, Canada

Junior Web Content Editor

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Production

Praha, Czech Republic

Lead Designer

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Creative

Denver, United States

Lead Management Specialist

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Client Services

Praha, Czech Republic

Lead/Senior Android Engineer

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Technology

Denver, United States

Lead/Senior Android Engineer

Wunderman Thompson Mobile - Atlanta

Technology

Atlanta, United States

Lead/Senior iOS Engineer

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Technology

Atlanta, United States

Manager, Client Finance

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Finance

New York, United States

Marketing Campaigns Strategy Lead

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Strategy

Orange County, United States

Media Planner

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Media Services

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New Business Coordinator

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New Business

New York, United States

People Associate

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People

New York, United States

Production Operations Programmer

Wunderman Thompson Data - Louisville

Technology

Louisville, United States

Program Director (Contract)

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Project Management & Delivery

New York, United States

Project Management Lead (Freelance to Hire)

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Project Management & Delivery

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Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson Los Angeles

Project Management & Delivery

Los Angeles, United States

Project Manager

Possible Argentina

Project Management & Delivery

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Project Manager (Contract)

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Project Management & Delivery

Seattle, United States

QA Analyst

Possible Argentina

Technology

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Receptionist (12-month contract)

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Operations

Toronto, Canada

Search Strategist

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Strategy

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Senior Account Executive

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Client Services

Orange County, United States

Senior Account Manager

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Client Services

Praha, Czech Republic

Data & Analytics

New York, United States

Senior Android Developer

Possible Argentina

Technology

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Senior Digital Analyst

Wunderman Thompson Los Angeles

Data & Analytics

Los Angeles, United States

Senior Digital Analyst

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Data & Analytics

Seattle, United States

Senior Digital Analyst

Wunderman Thompson New York

Data & Analytics

New York, United States

Senior Integrated Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson New York

Project Management & Delivery

New York, United States

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Senior Operations Programmer/Analyst

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Technology

Louisville, United States

Senior Product Owner

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Operations

Louisville, United States

Senior Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson Los Angeles

Project Management & Delivery

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Senior Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson New York

Project Management & Delivery

New York, United States

Senior Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson New York

Project Management & Delivery

New York, United States

Senior Strategist

Wunderman Thompson Seattle

Strategy

Seattle, United States

Senior Systems Administrator

Wunderman Thompson Data - Louisville

Technology

Louisville, United States

Senior Technical Business Analyst

Wunderman Thompson Mobile - Atlanta

Project Management & Delivery

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Senior Technical Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson Seattle

Project Management & Delivery

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Strategy

New York, United States

Strategy Director

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Strategy

New York, United States

Strategy

New York, United States

Technical Consultant

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Technology

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Technical Consultant

Acceleration North America

Technology

Miami, United States

Technical Consultant

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Technology

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Technical Consultant

Acceleration North America

Technology

Denver, United States

Technical Consultant

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Technology

New York, United States

Technical Consultant

Acceleration North America

Technology

Seattle, United States

Technical Consultant

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Technology

Remote,

Technical Consultant

Acceleration North America

Technology

Los Angeles, United States

Technology Project Lead

Possible Argentina

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Technology Project Lead

Possible Argentina

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UI/UX Consultant

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