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Executive Strategy Director/ New York

The Executive Strategy Director (ESD) for Spring Studios will be responsible for strategic leadership across key accounts. The position will lead the problem-solving charge and help connect the dots between business, brand, marketing goals, channels, culture, society and technologies to deliver actionable insights & strategies that drive results.

They will be expected to drive thought leadership across our business for the benefit of the Spring ecosystem and our clients. The ESD will also be expected to play a critical role in business development and helping to frame Spring’s strategic offering to new prospects and clients.

We are looking for a self-starter who is hungry to find new ways to innovate and create. Someone able to work in a fast paced, highly focused manner with the client and/or agency business unit to get a clear and detailed understanding of what the challenges are from a business point-of-view and then simplify them dramatically.

To start, the Executive Strategy Director will have one direct report to manage. As the company scales up, they will be responsible for identifying strategic resourcing gaps and building the team.

The successful candidate will have a sophisticated understanding of both brand strategy, content strategy, and digital strategy with an ability to map consumer journeys and deliver consumer insights, based on both qual & quant research, as well as a deep appreciation for all aspects of culture.  You will be able to bring together an understanding of the analytics landscape, which includes the players in the space, usage of the platforms/products/services, and how to implement.

  • Minimum 10-12 years of experience required
  • Excellent communication skills, written & verbal
  • Excellent presentation skills, comfortable presenting in front of large groups
  • A passion for culture & commerce, staying up to date on emerging trends and best practices.
  • Motivated and possessing the ability to take ambiguous tasks and turn them into concrete deliverables.