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VP, Director of Strategy

at Wunderman Thompson
Los Angeles, California, 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 Strategy Director to play a critical role on one of our agency’s largest Pharmaceutical accounts. Alongside our account leaders, you’ll be responsible for growing and developing an existing women’s health related direct-to-consumer (DTC) account. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the strategy for brand, communications, and campaigns – as well as the digital experience. Ultimately, you’ll focus on executing strategy at the highest level, managing a team, and growing an award-winning book of business.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Leverage core advertising planning skills and experience to define and transform a leading pharmaceutical brand.
  • Work with clients to define brand goals, brief creative, and develop strategies based on consumer insights, trend analysis, and business objectives.
  • Lead consumer research and insight development, bringing qual and quant together in collaboration with data analysts.
  • Partner with the VP, Account and Group Creative Director to provide strategic direction across the brand’s ecosystem (web, email, social, mobile, retail, activations, etc.).
  • Fuel brilliant creative and transform how Wunderman Thompson services our client.
  • Lead client stakeholder meetings and workshops.
  • Conduct research including competitive analysis, emerging opportunities, and consumer insights.
  • Provide strategic guidance on emerging media channels and platforms
  • Mentor, inspire and develop the team by imparting your expert knowledge and experience.

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 business 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: 

What you'll need:

  • 8+ years of marketing strategy experience with at least 3 years in a management or director-level role.
  • Experience working with clients in Pharma, Health Care, or other highly regulated industries is required.
  • Experience with marketing for Fortune 500 brands is required. 
  • Proven track record of success across brand strategy, campaign planning, leading integrated agency teams, and developing multi-channel go-to-market plans.
  • Experience with customer journey mapping and customer experience planning
  • 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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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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