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Associate Director, Strategy

at Wunderman Thompson Health
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy, and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.    

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology. 

Wunderman Thompson Health, a division of Wunderman Thompson, works with companies to build world-class healthcare and pharmaceutical brands among medical professionals and consumers, with a transmedia storytelling approach that covers print, digital and television broadcast media, medical education, sales force presentations and managed access strategies.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson Health is seeking an Associate Director, Strategy (ADS) in our Washington, DC office  The ADS will play a critical role on one of our agency’s largest accounts. Working closely with leadership from across disciplines, you’ll contribute to the growth and development of 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 to 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 audience engagement, 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:

  • Client Focus  | Work closely with clients and internal teams to define goals and develop strategies based on consumer insights, trend analysis, market forces, and business objectives.   Influence clients and senior agency leads in service of selling great strategy and creative work. 
  • Strategic Thinking | Possess an inherent interest in consumer behavior and examine the way that brands communicate in order to find the intersection of brands, culture, and creativity. Partner with media experts to develop high-level media recommendations that take advantage of emerging and proven digital media. Produce written POV pieces, briefs, decks, and proposals. Conduct research including competitive analysis, emerging opportunities, and consumer insights. 
  • Team Management | Oversee and execute key planning deliverables for the client & team, including execution of the creative brief in partnership with the Creative Director and Account Director.  Manage team of  Strategists of varying levels.

Who you are:

  • A builder | Entrepreneurial attitude coupled with 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. Exemplify a “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:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus seven years’ or more experience in marketing strategy, digital strategy, or planning in the direct marketing field.  
  • Marketing expertise in one or more industry categories: pharmaceuticals, health care, retail/services, high-tech, financial services.
  • Proven experience with different channels (e.g., B2B or Broad Consumer programs).
  • Experience managing both teams and pieces of business.
  • Experience leading all aspects of qualitative research project including, writing research briefs, vendor outreach, developing discussion guides & surveys, moderating research sessions, and analyzing results.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency. For more information, please visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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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