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Group Strategy Director

at Wunderman Thompson
Seattle, Washington, 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:

Wunderman Thompson seeks a Group Strategy Director to play a critical role on one of our agency’s largest accounts. Alongside our EVP, Account , Head of Media and our Executive Creative Director, you’ll be responsible for growing and developing an existing account and creating a balance of digital experience and campaign/brand work. This is an exciting opportunity to flex your digital experience skills while bringing big thinking at the business, brand, and campaign level. The ideal candidate is an independent thinker, but also a doer in the best sense of the word. You’ll have an innate curiosity in content and social strategy. Ultimately, you’ll focus on executing strategy at the highest level, managing a team, and growing an award-winning book of business into an even stronger portfolio of work. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work with clients to define business/brand goals and develop digital strategies based on consumer insights, trend analysis, and business objectives.
  • Collaborate with UX on research and testing; leading strategic user experience documentation such as personas and audience journey maps and translating findings into actionable plans.
  • Partner with the EVP, Account and Executive Creative Director to provide strategic direction across the brand’s ecosystem (web, email, social, mobile, retail, activations, etc.).
  • Focus on growing the size of the account. Fuel brilliant creative and transform how Wunderman Thompson services our client.
  • Work closely with clients to define goals and develop strategies based on audience insights, trend analysis, market forces, and business objectives.
  • Lead client stakeholder meetings and workshops.
  • Understand the key trends that drive audience behavior and affect the way that brands communicate – always living at the intersection of brands, culture, and creativity.
  • Conduct research including competitive analysis, emerging opportunities, and consumer insights.
  • Provide strategic guidance for clients across media channels.
  • Mentor, inspire and develop the team by imparting your expert knowledge and experience.
  • Keep up to date with new trends and come up with innovative solutions to connect with the consumer.

Where your focus will be:

  • Client | Partner with Account Leadership to oversee the translation of our clients’ vision into a roadmap that will achieve client goals, while generating work that is creatively brilliant, measurable and has a cultural impact. You’ll be the point person for all day-to-day client communications across multiple teams. 
  • Team | Manage, inspire and motivate project, product and development teams for the new .com experience. Review team deliverables. Provide strategic oversight and ensure the work gets noticed, used and appreciated.
  • Thought Leadership | Using your experience and knowledge to inspire and motivate the team.

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:

  • 10+ years of digital marketing strategy experience with at least 3 years in a management or director-level role.
  • Experience working with B2B Clients and developing content marketing strategies.
  • Experience with digital experience design for Fortune 500 brands is required. Experience leading single, multi-million dollar account.
  • Proven track record of success across brand strategy, campaign planning, leading integrated agency teams, and developing multi-channel go-to-market plans.
  • Experience developing overall digital strategies as well as strategies for specific parts of the ecosystem, including website and mobile.
  • Experience managing a team of strategists.
  • Experience partnering closely with cross-functional Creative, User Experience, Account, and Analytics teams.

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.

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