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Associate Director of Strategy

at Wunderman Thompson
Atlanta, Georgia, 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.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Associate Director of Strategy who will focus on shaping strategies and design solutions starting from a clear understanding of consumers, markets and enabling technologies. You’ll work with a cross-functional team to help define the vision for, and execution of creative campaigns and digital experiences from single products or service touch-points, to large, complex services and systems with a focus on owned, social and partner digital platforms. Together, you will foster an environment of strong empathy for the human condition, critical thinking, business acumen, and love for solving the most meaningful problems through experience building.

You are a proven expert in research and strategic thinking, and you’re passionate about people and their needs, and will use your skills in research and design to help create meaningful, engaging products and services. You have an innate curiosity and drive to find compelling consumer insights and are constantly searching for new ways of constructing effective and inspiring strategies and creative. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Client | Present directly to clients, gaining trust by telling concise yet compelling stories to explain our strategies and approach. Provide strategic direction to account teams for brands across the digital ecosystem, in addition to partnering with creative and brand teams to create and update case studies each quarter that illustrate the compelling stories of our best work. Prepare and present insights, proposals, strategy, concepts, POVs, creative and other client communication in presentations or written form.
  • Team | Lead, manage, inspire, and motivate project, product and development teams for the new brand experience. Provide inspiration and strategic oversight, ensuring the work gets noticed, used and appreciated. Collaborate with project managers to develop and manage realistic timelines and project plans. Collaborate with internal departments, partner agencies & Wunderman Thompson network of specialty products to deliver best in class solutions for the client. Create a business team culture that inspires and motivates your cross-functional team to perform at the highest level.
  • Innovation | Develop an industry-leading approach to brand strategy, including tools, and technology to create data-driven brand strategies capable of identifying disruptive innovations throughout a brand experience.

Who you are:

  • A builder | Entrepreneurial attitude coupled with a strong business acumen. Ability and appetite to bring people together. Innate ability to marshal people and create gravity around ideas. Natural storytelling ability paired with practiced leadership.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive, and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must be a champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Optimistic and resilient | Digs in and figures out how to work around problems. Yes and why-not posture. Takes care of self and team. Maintains stamina and positivity. Comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing- it’s a mentality that makes the team successful. Passion for taking ownership of accounts with a willingness to immerse yourself in the challenges facing clients.

What you'll need:

  • 5-7+ years of professional brand and business strategy experience within an agency environment, digital agency, consulting firm, and/or boutique strategy firm.
  • Proven experience in various types of user or customer research, analysis, insights generation, campaign development, touchpoint/journey mapping, workshop design and management, products, and/or services.
  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office Suite primarily within Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as experience with Keynote.
  • Insatiable curiosity and passion about uncovering human truths, choices, and behaviors.
  • Strong people management skills. A proven track record of functioning as a project leader as well as an individual contributor.
  • Expertise in synthesizing and translating lots of information and/or data into cohesive and concise thoughts and plans. Articulating problems and solutions clearly to bring unity to teams.
  • Comfort working both independently and within a team structure.
  • Experience in collaboration and working cross-functionally (i.e. with Creative, User Experience, Account, Project Management, and Analytics teams).
  • Up-to-date understanding of market trends and keen interest in following emerging technologies.
  • Flexible working style, keeping up with a fast-paced account and comfortable with shifting focus as business needs develop.
  • Experience with marketing automation frameworks and mapping.
  • Familiarity with agile/lean methodologies and best practices is a plus.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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

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