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Director of Strategic Planning

9thWonder

9thWonder

Administration
Multiple locations · Remote
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023
Multiple locations · Hybrid

Director of Strategic Planning

Gravity Global is the world’s most awarded marketing consultancy specializing in brands operating in complex markets. Led by strategy, innovation, technology, data and creativity, we create brand-and-demand marketing programmes that drive transformational growth for our clients.

With 14 wholly owned offices across the US, Europe, and APAC, you can develop a truly global career in a rapidly scaling organization.

Director of Strategic Planning

We are seeking a Director of Strategic Planning to lead our US team and act as a key player in our global Strategy Team. This role is pivotal in overseeing the development and execution of brand strategies and advertising campaigns for our esteemed clients and identifying new business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: As the leader of the US strategic planning team, your role is to define the direction for brand strategies and advertising campaigns. You'll also be a crucial member of the global team.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with department heads in client service, research, media planning, creative, content, GTM, F.A.B., growth, and digital experience to ensure cohesive strategy and execution.
  • Client Relationships: Forge strong relationships with key clients, providing strategic guidance and developing new relationships at the C-suite level.
  • Brand to Demand: Oversee the strategic direction and cohesion of end-to-end programmes and ensure continuing alignment with the client’s business and market objectives.
  • Market Analysis: Carry out research, share findings, and conduct market analysis to inform decision-making and identify opportunities.
  • Team Management: Lead, mentor, and develop the strategic planning team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous learning.
  • New Business Development: Identify and pursue new business opportunities, presenting strategic proposals to prospective clients.
  • Industry Trends: Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements, applying this knowledge to strategies and campaigns.
  • Reporting: Provide comprehensive reports on campaign performance, strategic insights, and market analysis to senior management and clients.
  • Commercial Management: Maintain positive commercial contribution of the US Strategy practice in line with objectives, deploying and monitoring appropriate pricing and resourcing strategies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in strategic planning within the advertising or marketing sector, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Exceptional understanding of branding, marketing, and digital strategies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing successful advertising campaigns and strategies.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER:

  • A dynamic and creative work environment with a diverse and passionate team.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development with a fast-growing, global organization
  • A chance to work with some of the most renowned brands in the industry.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, and supporting benefits package
  • 401K/Roth Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Vacation and Summer Fridays
  • Purposeful and considerate in our hybrid approach
  • Great company culture: Certified Best Places to Work 2022

Does this sound like you?

Please apply through our Careers Page. Once submitted, there is no need to call. While we thank you in advance for your interest, please know that due to our high volume, we will only reach out to those whose experience and skills most closely match the requirements of the position.

Gravity Global offers a rewarding environment where every associate is valued. We appreciate all members of the team, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Gravity Global participates in E-Verify during the onboarding process. Find the Notice of E-Verify Participation and Right to Work posters here.

    Locations
    Houston, Dallas, Detroit, Minneapolis
    Remote status
    Hybrid
    Employment type
    Full-time

    About Gravity Global

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