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Senior Social Strategist

Company: myGwork
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About Ogilvy Health

Ogilvy Health is focused on driving superior outcomes in the ever-changing healthcare environment, an increasingly complex and evolving marketplace. We inspire brands and people to impact the world by keeping our audiences' health and wellness needs at the center of every touchpoint. Ogilvy Health delivers insight, creativity, innovation, and engagement solutions for all healthcare stakeholders, patients, and consumers across the healthcare continuum. Through borderless creativity-operating, innovating, and creating at the intersection of talent and capabilities- Advertising, Experience, Public Relations, Health, and Consulting work fluidly across 131 offices in 93 countries to bring forth world-class creative solutions for our clients.

Over the past year alone, the Ogilvy network has been recognized with the following:

Global Network of the Year (Campaign)

One of the "Best Places to Work" for LGBTQ+ equality (Human Right's Council's Corporate Equality Index)

Agency Network of the Year (Clio Awards)

Network of the Year (One Show)

Global Network of the Year (LIA Awards)

Garner Magic Quadrant Leader

Most Awarded Agency (Influencer Marketing Awards)

---and Ogilvy was the only agency network to secure the top rankings on both WARC's Creative 100 and Effective 100

For more information on us, visit, or follow Ogilvy Health on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

About the Role

This is a role for a mid/senior-level communications professional with a strong background in running social and digital workstreams and capable of handling a broad range of projects with a high degree of independence and sound judgment.

Our Social Strategists are the trusted partner and point of contact for mid-level clients partnering with account leadership to deliver operational discipline and delivery excellence, speed to market, resource optimization, and profitability management to their business(es). They are highly organized and accountable account leaders, who are able to build relationships and collaborate with others to draw on the expertise of all Ogilvy's capabilities. This role specifically requires a sound understanding of the social landscape, and the ability to lead and project manage multiple workstreams in relation to social strategies, content development, distribution, and influencer in partnership with your strategy team.

What you'll do?

Manage day-to-day account activities with mid-level clients, creative teams and other agency partners

Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with client counterparts at multiple levels; has a professional presence and partners with clients to implement solutions and measure results.

Provide strategic counsel and develop social media and influencer plans

Drive program delivery with key focus areas: on-time, on-budget, in-scope, with high quality and stability

Develop and execute social media and influencer marketing relations, including identifying and developing outreach opportunities, drafting social media materials, etc.

Develop and maintain high levels of team effectiveness including trust, communication, collaboration, productivity, diversity and engagement

Managing client objectives, expectations and timelines and ability to thoughtfully and effectively communicate changes/directions to internal creative and social strategy team members

Influencing the efficiency and quality of work and advocating for the agency/client relationship

Mobilizing and driving the integrated team towards forward progress, action and results by working integrally with internal social strategy team members to -facilitate the process -of developing effective strategies and briefs that lead to great work

Having foundational understanding of the social and digital landscape in order to be a bridge between clients, account teams and social strategists

Serving as a mentor/coach and/or direct manager to junior team members and supporting the development of these team members

Understanding & respecting every department's role in delivering great work and building relationships

What You'll Need

4+ years' experience in an advertising or public relations agency, with a leaning towards social media. Ideally, several different account experiences delivering programs in public relations, marketing, or communications with background in digital and social media, material development, media relations, and partnership outreach

Experience in creating strategy, developing Health and Wellness PR programs and providing strategic thinking to clients

Digital fluency with an understanding of the complex, fragmented social media landscape and how to build solutions to drive results. Experience using social media in communications campaigns

Proven skills in research, analysis and trend identification

Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills

Working knowledge of best practices in social platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, TikTok, and the latest up and coming platforms

Skilled in handling direct client contact with ability to counsel clients

Detail-oriented with proven ability to be proactive in a fast-moving environment with shifting priorities and deadlines

Demonstrated track record successfully managing complex projects with cross-functional teams

Able to develop first drafts of documents and presentations with minimal edits

Demonstrated initiative in identifying and proposing enhanced ways to advance team, group, agency and client interests

Ability to operate with a high degree of independence, but knows when to rely on own judgment and when to seek advice of supervisor and other team members

Sound judgment in anticipating and taking action to avoid many workplace and client issues and problem

How We'll Support You
Ogilvy celebrates its people. Fully. Enthusiastically. Unhesitatingly. We'll empower you with the tools you'll need to succeed. We'll give you the autonomy to seek out new paths and better ways of doing things. We'll support you with colleagues who are experts in their disciplines, drawn from across the Ogilvy network. And we'll provide opportunities for you to do work of which you'll be proud, with people you'll be proud to call your teammates.

The base salary range for this position at the time of this posting is indicated below. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including location, business needs, level of responsibility, experience, and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, click here for more details.
Pay Range$45,000-$90,000 USD Ogilvy is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Keywords: myGwork, New York , Senior Social Strategist, Other , New York, New York

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