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Strategy Director

Company: Landor
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are searching for our next Strategy Director. Could this be you?
About Landor & Fitch
We are a global brand transformation company, here to make a positive difference; to our clients, our people and the world around us. We were created by two industry pioneers who were constantly seeking different approaches and solutions by bringing together the unusual to create the extraordinary.
We are a team of a 1200+ curious minds, with 43 offices across 20 countries, working as one, to create extraordinary brand transformation by design.
Landor & Fitch is part of WPP, a creative brand transformation company.
Let us tell you more...
Strategy Directors come to us with 8+ years of agency experience and play essential leadership positions that promote the success of not only clients, but also our own. Externally, they grow larger, long-term relationships and become the go-to advisor for clients. Internally, our Directors help build practices and mentor team members to grow the capabilities of Landor & Fitch. They create lasting impact by being part strategic advisor and part client developer. They inspire and lead teams to solve clients' toughest brand and challenges. They create ideas & platforms that accelerate award-winning design and creative.
Strategy Directors are strategic and creative thinkers, curious, collaborative and get excited with the opportunity to reinvent brands. They are practical geniuses and improvisers who know that changing priorities are a part of a normal day. They are a team player and optimist. Someone with experience implementing their ideas, including in areas outside their direct control.
So, what are we looking for?
We want a strong balance of thought and action and a love of really understanding a client's business and arriving at insights that solve their challenges via their brand.
You understand consumer goods and strategic planning. You know when to pull what triggers internally & externally to guide the work forward. Someone who is always seeing two steps ahead and has proven experience leading large complex projects. We want someone who is a facilitator, researcher and gets excited by consumer insights. Someone who will lead large accounts, are credible C-level presenters and in new business pursuits but can simultaneously inspire a team of peers around them. We're looking for someone with compelling facilitation & storytelling skills.
We need an inherent curiosity, innovative thinker, insights and cutting-edge solutions bringing to the table. Someone to explore those possibilities with a finger on the pulse of design and technology. We want a collaborative, passionate and enthusiastic approach grounded in strategy but flexible enough to excel in a changing world. Given the nature of our current client roster, we are seeking digitally-fluent candidates who have direct experience working through brand and design challenges including brand architecture, portfolio strategy, segmentation, brand purpose/positioning and customer experience design/innovation. Passion for new business development/pitching is a must to be successful in this role.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination, where our people and their uniqueness can shine and be celebrated. We're working to set new standards for the industry band we are always striving to create a culture that celebrates equity and belonging.
Landor & Fitch is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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