Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

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Associate director, strategy provides thought leadership and help develop strategic direction for media planning and buying across all media channels, particularly TV (National and Local), Digital, and Radio.

Associate Director, Strategy Duties & Responsibilities

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Leading enhancements to hedge accounting reporting and operational processes, from a front office perspective
Coordinating efforts amongst multiple stakeholders for hedging initiatives pertaining to structural interest rate and FX risk
Designing economic scorecards to improve P&L attribution processes by measuring strategy performance on a risk adjusted basis
Assisting in preparing proposals for the Structural Interest Rate Risk Committee and the Liability Committee
Design and execute project plans (including analysis and research strategy, stakeholder discussions / presentations, decision timelines)
Manage junior team members supporting strategic initiatives
Perform or oversee detailed financial and market analysis that forms the basis for new investment decisions for the company
Develop and present quantitative and qualitative content for monthly/quarterly business updates, Executive leadership team meetings
Champion the development of UX Strategy processes, framework, capabilities documentation and lead all related client deliverables
Represent the voice of the consumer across all aspects of the business and touch points

Associate Director, Strategy Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Associate Director, Strategy

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Education for Associate Director, Strategy

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Employers hiring for the associate director, strategy job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Marketing, MBA, Communications, Advertising, Business/Administration, Business, Education, Writing, Finance, Economics

Skills for Associate Director, Strategy

Desired skills for associate director, strategy include:

Cross-channel media
With a drive for curiosity and passion for the client’s business
Agency billing process
Delivery validation
Different cost methods
Digital planning and buying process with understanding of various vendors
Various reporting
Excel
National and Local Media
Digital investment and activation across all online channels

Desired experience for associate director, strategy includes:

Excellent strategic thinking and planning capability with high level learning agility and business acumen
Create and conduct high quality user experience deliverables and activities, including but not limited to, heuristic reviews, content audits, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, rapid prototypes, and facilitating internal/external work sessions
Creating industry-relevant point of views and staying current with the latest trends
Develop logic for tools and experiences and translate requirements to applicable teams
Lead or co-lead content strategy deliverables
Play a key role in new business pitches and extending existing client relationships

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Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of associate director, strategy. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate director, strategy
  • Reliably support multiple projects and client engagements simultaneously
  • Manage, mentor and inspire direct reports and team members
  • Proactively encourages and promotes inter-agency connectivity
  • During the negotiation process, establish market goals while incorporating client strategies, preferences, and efficiency relative to both industry and historical benchmarks
  • Take responsibility for arranging and leading client presentations including Co-Op meetings
  • Develop close partnerships with Corporate and Franchisee clients including intimate and timely knowledge of sales and promotional results acting as an extension of their business teams
  • Act as the primary day-to-day contact for clients and internal/external partners
  • Travel as needed to attend Local Co-Op Meetings
  • Lead strategic and tactical planning activities with oversight responsibilities
  • Build, develop, implement, and maintain integrated client media plans that deliver against objectives/strategies
Qualifications for associate director, strategy
  • At least 1 year of experience understanding of how content, design and user interface work together to create an optimal user experience
  • At least 1 year of experience with user-centered design principles
  • At least 3 years experiences with information architecture, user experience, and content strategy
  • At least 1 year of experience leading UX Strategy work and creating solutions based on business strategy and needs
  • At least 1 year digital experiences, including mobile, tablet, and responsive web design
  • At least 1 year of experience with Axure RP, Visio, and Omnigraffle
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Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an associate director, strategy. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate director, strategy
  • Leading proactive data quality assurance activities with project teams to ensure data quality issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Understanding data standards associated with Planisware and other systems such that critical linkages to Planisware modeling can be determined as applicable when changes are evaluated
  • Contributing as a peer leader within the organization and actively participate to ensure success of the strategic objectives
  • Utilizes past experience, current data and input from key constituents to identify trends and diagnose organizational effectiveness issues
  • Researches and analyzes HR trends and policies, making recommendations where appropriate
  • Ensure that updates to the core texts are completed, communicated to and implemented by MCs in a timely manner
  • Support team in business planning and prioritization of potential biopharma advertising sales opportunities
  • Support development of commercial and strategic insights on healthcare companies and brands that will drive differentiated client conversations and solution development
  • Conduct research on companies, drugs, and therapeutic categories using publicly available data, 3rd party sources, proprietary data, and primary research
  • Communicate findings from research and analyses internally and externally
Qualifications for associate director, strategy
  • At least 3 years of experience understanding of how content, design and user interface work together to create an optimal user experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with user-centered design principles
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and publishers
  • Ability to drive projects from conception to completion
  • Knowledge of planning and research tools and resources
  • Previous experience working with a QSR client is preferred
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Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an associate director, strategy. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate director, strategy
  • Play active role in professional advertising team to provide background data and conduct analysis that will support strategy, solution development and implementation
  • Work towards active participation in sales process and business development
  • Define and develop Patient Access strategies for potential new products
  • Establish, drive, and maintain cross-functional partnership with Market Access, Marketing, Patient Services, and Government Affairs to develop business critical strategies associated with the Affordable Care Act and other insurance landscape evolutions
  • Collaborate with various corporate departments to align Patient Access Strategy to various organizational or brand goals
  • Collaborate with Sales to evaluate and manage new opportunities received from customers from receipt through to award decision
  • Actively support Sales in the preparation and conduct of customer and bid defense meetings training and preparation of the assigned project team
  • Actively support long term enterprise business growth through collaboration with, or membership of, Therapeutic Centers of Excellence and other stakeholders
  • Ability to be an innovative strategist and marketer to bring fresh ideas, disciplined, strategic approach to client engagements
  • Manage media agency of record to develop media strategies and plans that align with business objectives and consumer insights
Qualifications for associate director, strategy
  • Punctuality the ability and drive to complete tasks on
  • Recognizes and builds support for change
  • High tolerance for ambiguity in a complex environment
  • Combination of medical affairs (medical information) and clinical trial experience inside the pharmaceutical industry, with working directly for a major pharmaceutical company is required
  • 10+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in the medical affairs and/or clinical
  • In depth understanding of medical and clinical trials regulations
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Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an associate director, strategy. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate director, strategy
  • Leads teams to support process to develop business cases, budget strategy, capital investment strategy, etc…
  • Leads the strategic sourcing process with corporate franchise operations
  • Manage the IT master plan process from the business site
  • Ensure alignment of Oracle with GPDO strategy
  • The level of expertise necessary to be regarded as an expert on AMR, including keeping abreast of emerging trends, changing patient needs and technology developments through primary and secondary research sources
  • Cross-company AMR deliverables in the areas of portfolio planning, internal and external communications, event planning and execution, external engagement and program development
  • A broad-based AMR awareness-building and education program that can be implemented globally in collaboration with international agencies, governments and customers
  • Specific additional assignments and tasks identified by the EVP and President, Global Health and Development
  • Strategic Insight / Thought Leadership
  • Thematic Research - provide insight into market trends, disruptions innovations and challenges that may have a material impact on the industry, markets, clients and future business propositions in the future
Qualifications for associate director, strategy
  • 6+ years plus experience in digital media account management with a leading online advertising agency, network, advertising exchange or optimization firm, preferably in a client service focused role
  • Sales, pitching and business development experience strongly favoured, as is experience of working to targets and forecasts and taking responsibility for the business performance of a client or group of clients within an organisation
  • Experience with yield optimization through a bid management platform such as SEM preferred
  • Strong knowledge of ad targeting methodologies
  • Understanding of ad networks, ad exchanges, DSPs and/or auction marketplaces
  • Experience in growing, managing and inspiring internal teams
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Associate Director, Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of associate director, strategy. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate director, strategy
  • Spend a lot of time with clients
  • Know what’s going on – you will demonstrate a solid grasp of current industry dynamics and be able to provide agency perspective on their impact, influence, and implications for client or agency health
  • Speak with authority – you’re able to clearly articulate a strategic vision in a confident and persuasive manner to clients and teams, and connect the vision to business imperatives and measures
  • Have vision – you can chart a course and paint a picture for projects, brands, and the agency
  • Lead – you'll raise the bar for Integer and its clients
  • Innovate your thinking – you will develop, test, and evolve your hypotheses about a wide variety of marketing challenges
  • Role up your sleeves – You are prone to action, like to make stuff, and would rather try something than either overthink it or expect to pawn it off
  • Analyze current or potential new businesses and market segments for AMS, EPS, GEAI and PWES
  • Manage all aspects of account contracting to ensure corporate and regulatory compliance and performance
  • Oversee the lifecycle and maintenance of assigned accounts/segments contracts, from the offer development phase and over the course of the customer relationship
Qualifications for associate director, strategy
  • True passion for media and, especially, the mobile arena
  • 4+ years of progressive, applicable experience with proven track record
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience – preference to Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Business or other quantitative experience
  • As required by client business priorities, this role will need to accommodate flexibility with their work schedule as needed
  • Strong understanding of the global drug development process and business processes and procedures to ensure cross-functional connections and operational processes are appropriately and effectively developed and communicated across the organization
  • University Degree in Science or related discipline

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