OLIVER North America is hiring a

Brand Strategist

New York, United States

About the role: 

As a Brand Strategist on the OLIVER team, you’ll be leading the alignment of creative messaging with customer needs and industry and cultural trends. You'll work across a number of categories (CPG, Retail, Fashion, Spirits, to name a few), with expertise in reaching the Black audience and bringing those insights. You will be responsible for strategy and development of social content, partnering with creatives and account teams. 

You’re a natural storyteller who can understand client briefs, identify unspoken needs, and distill information in a clear and actionable manner. You can translate the highest-level brand priorities to all levels of deliverables including lower funnel tactics. Ultimately, you will ensure we are delivering the most relevant messaging possible to customers at all points in their journey.   

What you will be doing: 

  • Work closely with clients to plan an approach for key initiatives  
  • Develop inspiring strategies to implement comprehensive content across multiple categories and projects  
  • Work with agency team to conceptualize ideas, creating alignment on overarching business and consumer objectives  
  • Foster team guidance and inspiration across brands digital ecosystems  
  • Keep up to date with industry news and best practices across social platforms   
  • Bring a modern approach and holistic view across customer experience  
  • Define and analyze industry trends to steer strategy in a solutions-oriented manner     
  • Present work and articulate ideas in a client facing capacity   
  • Help input and develop content calendars across social, web and CRM platforms to create continuity and strong online presence    

What you need to be great in this role: 

  • 6+ years of experience 
  • A portfolio demonstrating your ability to understand the needs of the business and consumer    
  • A passion for digital trends and working knowledge of channels, audience behavior and best practices   
  • Ability to synthesize complex information or broad ideas into simple and actionable insights   
  • Strong presentation skills, both written and verbal   
  • Experience strategically leading a cross-discipline team   
  • A team player mindset with a client centric focus and the ability to build strong and effective working relationships   
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and positive attitude
  • For roles that will be performed in New York City, this is the pay range $100,000 - $120,000 

In compliance with local law, this is the salary range OLIVER Agency believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Compensation will be determined on various factors including but not limited to geographic location, qualifications, experience, revenue-based metrics, any contractual agreements, and business and/or client needs. The range listed is just one component of OLIVER’s total compensation package for our employees. 

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OLIVER believes that agencies work better inside a brand’s organization – delivering more effective work at the speed and flexibility required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique methodology, and supported by bespoke technology, we design, build, and operate specialist, custom creative ecosystem with our clients. We believe that proximity enables better collaboration, leading to better marketing solutions.

Established in 2004, our model is now driven by nearly 3,000 people worldwide, working across more than 200 custom creative ecosystems in over 25 countries. We are the undisputed leader in our space, which means we carry the responsibility and humility that comes with breaking new ground, continually evolving one of the most transformative agency models in history. People who join OLIVER come to us from all stages of their careers, from entry-level to agency veteran.  They find a culture of entrepreneurism, direct and meaningful client impact, deep collaboration across offices and teams, and frankly, a bit of the unknown. If you’re most comfortable in safe, predictable environments, OLIVER may not be for you. That said, we will also give you the support, tools, feedback, and recognition to be your best – we want you to achieve what you strive for. The opportunities for growth are as wide as you can make them.

Our Values and how to live them  

  • Ambition. You look for opportunities to deliver greater value to those around you
  • Imagination. You identify a range of solutions to problems
  • Inspiration. You lead by example and encourage others
  • Inclusion. You are actively pro-inclusive and anti-racist across our community, clients and creations
  • Learning. You have excellent listening skills that helps you to learn from our clients and those around you
  • Results. You accept responsibility for your action

We've set ambitious, market-leading environmental and social goals around sustainability at OLIVER. We have committed to be net zero by 2030 and take far reaching action on DE&I in the sector. We expect everyone to contribute to our mission, embedding sustainability into every department and through every stage of the project lifecycle. 

Inside Ideas Group and its’ affiliates are equal opportunity employers committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All suitable applicants shall be considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local laws.

If you need us to make any adjustments to make your application process easier please let us know by emailing  talentteam-na@oliver.agency 

Inside Ideas Group and its affiliates and subsidiaries have an internal recruitment department. IIG does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. 

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