Strategist

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Strategy

Location: Toronto, Canada

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 looking for an experienced Strategist to join our Strategy team and work collaboratively with a dedicated team doing impactful and award-winning work for a global consumer healthcare client. Working in direct partnership with a variety of U.S. and Canadian client brand managers and alongside other strategists, creative + design and media experts and account management, you will help build brands and activate a variety of mostly digital consumer marketing campaigns to reach and connect with both Canadian and U.S. consumers.   

What you’ll do: 

  • Lead | Own the development of multiple digital campaign strategies for a host of consumer health (over-the-counter) brands throughout the year. Develop and deliver effective briefs. Prepare and deliver presentations internally and to range of clients. Develop consumer journeys and identify consumer touchpoints & rationalize their role within a go-to-market plan against client business and brand objectives. Continually and efficiently monitor relevant consumer, cultural and category trends. Evaluate and provide points of view on latest social and content platforms for client consideration.
  • Team | Collaborate harmoniously alongside other team members as well as media planners, technologists through creative development and execution.
  • Shape | Absorb and synthesize research and other information into compelling brand and human insights.
  • Client | Build trust and respect with intermediate and senior clients and interpret their business needs. Advise and guide clients toward fresh and innovative ideas.

Who you are:

  • Self-Starter | You have a proactive attitude and desire to find and support insights and ideas that lead to effective and award-winning creative solutions. You deliver the highest quality work with limited supervision. You are resourceful and curious.
  • Collaborative and focused | You work effectively across different teams and personalities. You anticipate requirements and have a desire for excellence.
  • Problem Solver | You tackle deadlines and special projects with ease.
  • Disrupter | You are passionate about culture and understanding how media, technology, creativity, and design are reshaping interactions between people and brands. 

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years of experience working in an agency/marketing environment in an integrated strategy role.
  • Demonstrated integrated strategy experience across both traditional brand planning and digital [search (SEM), website, social, content, app].
  • Proficient in using PowerPoint or Keynote to write compelling internal briefs and client facing strategy documents.

Wunderman Thompson welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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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