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Group Director, Integrated Strategy

Location: New York, NY.
Company Description:

dentsu mcgarrybowen is a global creative agency delivering idea-led brand transformation at scale. This new entity brings together dentsu and mcgarrybowen to form a world-class creative powerhouse that now spans 33 locations in 24 markets. Dentsumcgarrybowen delivers creative expertise and innovative global solutions for clients, applying big platform thinking to bring ideas to life and deliver world-class creative solutions to meet consumer touch points and work across geographies, cultures, and channels. It gives us great pride to work with the world’s most iconic companies, including Ajinomoto, American Express, Asahi Breweries, Canon, Disney, Hershey, Kao, Marriott, Shiseido, Subway, The Coca-Cola Company, Toyota, and United Airlines 

Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all. dentsumcgarrybowen is an agency of dentsu.

Job Description:

Leads positioning strategy, overarching communications planning/behavior mapping and authors chapter level briefs/strategies. Partners closely with clients, drives POVs/solutions, leads in client conversations/presentations. Will be responsible for managing a team; Strategy Director, Sr. Strategist, Sr. Social Strategist and will manage into the Chief Strategy Officer, NY.

Our ideal candidate has a background in brand strategy, CPG or beauty or lifestyle experience a plus.

Qualifications:

Advertising Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of client’s business so that marketing and advertising problems and opportunities can be anticipated and addressed
  • Passionate leader of brand. Business and consumer insight
  • Viewed as leader in providing creative input that improves the creative product and effectively sells into client
  • Thought leader on planning and developing marketing strategies
  • Assimilates customer and marketplace insight into the development of creative strategies and communication programs
  • Understands the various value and role of various media vehicles

People/Teamwork/Corporate Citizenship:

  • Strong team builder with client and internal teams
  • Identified by agency colleagues as a team-leader
  • Displays integrity and is respected by peers, colleagues, and clients
  • Contributes or leads dentsumcgarrybowen initiatives
Additional Information:

Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us.

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.

 

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