Associate Director, Business Strategy

| Greater NYC Area
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Associate Director, Business Strategy (NYC)                                                                  

Position: Full-Time

                                                                                                            

OVERVIEW   

Movement Strategy is looking for an Associate Director of Business Strategy to join the team in our New York office. If you’re a strategic leader with 7-8yrs+ experience, and a proven track record successfully managing and growing large-scale accounts, keep reading!                   

We’re  an independent social-led creative agency with a focus on digital marketing initiatives through the combined use of strategic creative and a deep knowledge of the latest social features, tools and digital trends. Now at its 10-year tenure, Movement produces groundbreaking work for partners including Under Armour, Warner Bros., AB InBev, Netflix, TruTV and Just Energy. 

Our ideal candidate is well-versed in building and leading first-class client teams, particularly within a digital agency environment, driving strategy development and big picture thinking at every turn. They bring their A-game every day, and are always one-step ahead of everyone else.

The Associate Director of Business Strategy is responsible for being a strategic partner for our clients, earning their trust and building mutually-beneficial long-term relationships. We’re looking for a passionate, results-driven professional to contribute to a growing agency as a valued thought-leader within the organization.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

RESPONSIBILITIES

Managing Vision & Purpose: Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose; makes the vision sharable by everyone; can inspire and motivate entire teams, business units, or organizations.  

Organizational Agility: Knowledgeable about how organizations work; gets things done both through formal and informal channels; effectively maneuvers through complex political situations.

Strategic Agility & Innovation: Learns quickly when facing new problems; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.

Management:Anticipates future consequences and trends accurately; brings creative ideas to market; recognizes strategic opportunities for change; creates competitive and breakthrough strategies.

Drive for Results:Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; does not give up before finishing, even in the face of resistance or setbacks; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • At least 7-8yrs+ experience managing and growing large-scale client business and global brand portfolios, particularly in the beauty and skincare category, within a digital agency environment.
  • Comfortable interacting with clients at the Director level.
  • Successful track record of pitching and winning new business.
  • Experience leading all client engagements; providing strategic guidance, thought leadership, integrated plans, staffing solutions, revenue forecasts, and oversight of all day-to-day operations. 
  • Experience leading all aspects of account planning and digital strategy development across multiple clients and industries.
  • Embody the ‘lead by example’ approach–constantly inspiring and motivating cross-functional teams to produce outstanding work. More importantly, you need to be a person that people want to work with and learn from.
  • Work closely with, and support, the Director of Business Strategy to uphold department vision, manage and mentor junior team members, aid in new business as assigned, and work in a collaborative and creative manner with all employees.
  • Strategic thinker at the core, supported by strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain high standards and impeccable attention to detail across internal and external deliverables.
  • On top of the latest industry trends, breakthrough creative campaigns, and emerging technologies.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.

                                                                                                                                                

IDEAL QUALITIES                                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Natural born Hustler–proven self-starter with the drive to succeed in a fast-paced agency environment.
  • Proactive and naturally curious about the digital space, constantly looking for opportunities.
  • Passionate about the work you do, always treating the client’s business as if it were your own.  
  • Positive thinker whose optimistic outlook is contagious to everyone around them, clients included.

 

PERKS

  • 100% employer contribution for health, vision and dental
  • 401k plus match
  • Paid vacation and sick     
  • Life insurance
  • Movement Journey – Stipend for continued education or personal growth
  • Amazing colleagues!

 

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