Strategy Director Job Description

Strategy Director Job Description

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Strategy director provides strategic counsel within the PR landscape including but not limited to social media, paid media, content marketing, measurement, and SEO.

Strategy Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop specific action plans with business leaders in Merchandising, Marketing, Store Operations and Supply Chain to realize opportunities, address shortfalls, and implement a longer-term corporate vision
Create executive communication material to assist with trade-off and decision making
Help identify, track, and manage high-visibility corporate projects for the Executive Council
Identify, assess, and evaluate new business opportunities, including strategic partnerships, JVs, M&A
In cases where testing is required, design, implement, and supervise field implementation of new programs and ideas
Cultivate new and existing client business development opportunities for the Customer Experience Practice, with an annual consulting revenue target minimum of $2 million
Collaborate to create a digital strategy and roadmap for an optimized and connected customer experience
Teach and inspire others to adopt empathic and creative approaches to solving strategic business problems
Interest in the content marketing landscape
Execute multiple cross-company consulting projects resulting in strong financial rationale for change and innovation in the areas of content development, marketing, digital experiences, monetization or business innovation and growth

Strategy Director Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Strategy Director

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Education for Strategy Director

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

Skills for Strategy Director

Desired skills for strategy director include:

Experience with APIs design and development
Micro-Services solution development and delivery
Clinical
Regulatory
Scientific
When and how to apply them to a given client challenge
Commercial and competitive landscape in applicable therapeutic area
Social media
How to navigate a media-led organization
Restaurant industry

Desired experience for strategy director includes:

Communication/personal impact
Business effectiveness orientation
Business achievement drive/performance driven
Inclination to lead
2+ years with a leading consulting firm, ideally with a focus on operations, retail, wholesale, or health care
Ideally, international exposure (multiple languages and global experiences are a major plus)

Strategy Director Examples

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Strategy Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of strategy director. 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 strategy director
  • Understand user needs and preferences for workplace communications
  • A clear comfort level with using data as a tool for creative inspiration
  • Curious, active and brilliant thinking
  • The experience in and/or the command of ALL the ways brands connect with people in today’s world – traditional, digital, event
  • Constantly reviewing third-party research regarding marketing best practices, consumer trends, and developing reports for clients
  • Qualitative, consumer research (ie
  • Ensure overall quality of I&P work on all projects and accounts in all disciplines
  • A continual source of creative inspiration, you'll work closely with client services, analytics, and creative teams to help integrate all marketing elements, touch points and communication strategies and ensure that these integrated plans support the client’s brand goals
  • You must be comfortable working on projects that start with a lack of structure, direction and well-defined goals – and be capable of bringing clarity to assignment objectives, tasks and deliverables so that the agency can meet and exceed client expectations
  • Develop frameworks, methodologies and conceptual approaches needed to provide guidance for meeting client marketing objectives
Qualifications for strategy director
  • Must have proven track record with editorial ownership of at least one (ideally more than one) successful site
  • Minimum 8 years of editorial experience in interactive media
  • Minimum 2 years as a manager of digital editorial projects
  • Obsessed with data and its strategic application to creative/editorial
  • Proven ability to think creatively and handle multiple projects
  • Proven ability to learn and develop in new directions, propose and initiate creative solutions, desire to seek out possibilities and opportunities
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Strategy Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a strategy director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy director
  • Contribute actively to innovation
  • Strategy and Plan Development & Maintenance
  • Advise on all Communications matters that fall within scope of agency assignment
  • Oversee and approve Communications strategy for client businesses
  • Ensure that recommendations and decisions are consistent with client’s marketing/advertising objectives and strategies
  • Assume lead role in integration of Client’s media efforts
  • Assume ultimate responsibility for all media implemented
  • Oversee responses to all requests and unforeseen problems and deal with issues that require senior level attention due to their complexity
  • Render final decision on new media opportunities from an overall perspective to determine appropriateness and soundness of idea and/or company
  • Provide advice and counsel to all members of the media and product groups on all matters
Qualifications for strategy director
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area of study
  • 7+ years of experience in corporate communications, digital/intranet strategy or similar field
  • Ability to translate user and business needs into effective strategies and requirements
  • Strong technical aptitude, ability build effective relationships with both technology and business partners
  • Strong thought leadership/strategy
  • Ability to own and deliver work independently and to work within a cross-organizational/matrixed team
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of strategy director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for strategy director
  • Mentor and inspire junior- and mid-level strategists
  • Need to build a strong relationship with GBTs – becoming a key “must have” member of the team
  • Need to be prepared to challenge existing client thinking and behaviours to ensure a Media First way of thinking is embedded within Diageo as an organisation
  • Need to work closely with lead Carat strategist in our markets with constant open two way dialogue – becoming the voice of the markets to the GBT
  • Identifying supply chain capability needs across the globe and providing solutions to capture opportunity or relieve pain points
  • Establish long range plans to allow adaptability to fast changing market needs, develop strategic view and direction to help to resolve business problems
  • Support of multiple enrollment initiatives, which provide a variety of enrollment solutions to customer base
  • Represent Enrollment Center in key broker and finalist presentations as needed
  • Serve as subject matter expert for enterprise enrollment solutions
  • Understand and promote full Unum marketing portfolio to provide direction on most effective benefit communication strategies
Qualifications for strategy director
  • Must be able to work independently collaboratively with team members working in other locations
  • Integrate marketing elements and touch-points
  • Identify business and marketing problems, industry drivers and competitive dynamics
  • Perform research, analyze trends and results to determine strategic insight
  • Collaborate with cross functional project teams to motivate, create and implement short and long-term integrated marketing strategies, including digital innovation
  • Proactively identify new opportunities for client growth, enforce processes, provide quality assurance and implement best practices across all engagements
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Strategy Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a strategy director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for strategy director
  • Function as center of knowledge on intricacies and implications of mobility services strategy for the enterprise enabling the execution of strategic imperatives
  • Lead and support a distributed team of user researchers, strategists, and partners as they develop, implement, and maintain strategies and tools that will shape our physical workplace
  • Provide strong problem solving leadership related to shaping strategic focus and implementation approach for emerging industry trends in the fields of design thinking, office interior design, occupancy and space planning, and user experience
  • Practice holistic thinking for the built environment that takes into consideration culture, social and organization behaviors, technology, amenities, services, and facilities
  • Lead the development of policies, guidelines, processes and responsibilities for workplace and design for our clients, framed around the employee experience including design, brand, technology and overall wellness
  • Develop a global model for client workplace engagement to deliver a consistent approach which ensures that we understand the needs of the business so these can be successfully delivered through workplace design, delivery and operations
  • Create a metrics platform to consistently measure the effectiveness and efficiency of client’s workplace while supporting workplace improvement initiatives and projects
  • Understand technological advances, change management, organizational leadership, and compliance issues and how each supports and/or drive workplace strategies
  • Function as the key stakeholder for Workplace Solutions learning agenda, focused on delivering results in a well-managed way for high value workplace pilots
  • Work at an enterprise level with Central Services teams and at a local level with regional teams, developing engagement models for the team that support regional delivery of horizontal strategies
Qualifications for strategy director
  • Serve as strategic thought partner to the Consumer Business Unit and broader organization
  • Lead the Q+, annual planning and budgeting process within the Consumer Business Unit
  • Undergraduate degree from a top-tier school
  • 5-8 years work experience in strategy at a leading management consulting firm or investment bank
  • Elevated sense of presence - confident and comfortable working with senior management
  • Proficient time management capabilities, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and objectives
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Strategy Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of strategy director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy director
  • Maintaining an up-to-date view on industry trends, including customer, regulatory, technological and economic changes
  • Promote effectiveness, innovation and creative excellence across the brand
  • Work with the performance team as a customer to understand current performance of strategy deployment, ensure CPO aware as required
  • Support the organisation in executive communication, by reviewing/filtering content before CPO review
  • 30%- Serves as bridge between Horizon Digital Sr
  • Incubate new digital business initiatives
  • Effectively communicate digital strategy and priorities
  • Manage and socialize campus portfolio and occupancy strategy, in scope projects
  • Add and expand to Vault PromoMats customers through close collaboration with the North America sales team
  • Develop thought leadership presentations or publications in promotional or medical material management
Qualifications for strategy director
  • Able to travel as needed both in the US and globally
  • A folio of work that demonstrates an ability to comfortably lead and guide the creative process
  • Fantastic writing
  • Ideally, weâ��d like someone that has a solid foundation of brand planning but also has an extra string to their bow, be it comms planning, content, data or a solid cultural understanding
  • Possess superior project and account management skills, flexibility, resiliency, and the ability to manage multiple expectations through proactive communication, status reporting and scope management
  • Highly skilled at developing and driving media and account strategy

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