We have an exciting opportunity with an ad agency in the Oakland area, looking for a Strategic Planner to join their team in an ongoing, consulting project!
This is a hybrid temp to hire position (2 – 3 days onsite in Oakland, CA) Rate: $75/hr
Lead an integrated group of market insights and [brand planners] in the delivery of all requirements to support the growth and development of all client business
Ensure strong collaborative relationships within the groups and externally with key agency and client partners to consistently elevate the quality of thinking and ideas applied to the client business
Actively grow the abilities and skill of the department members through formal training programs, mentorship and hands-on learning
Provide a department environment that fosters personal and professional growth for department members to encourage loyalty, openness of opinion and constant curiosity
Ensure all policy and legal requirements for the agency as they relate to the group are completed in a timely and efficient manner
Lead the integrated insights and strategic planning group in a way consistent with the agency’s goal of bringing a strong analytical foundation
Partner with creative and account management peers to develop disruptive ideas at all points of customer contact
Orchestrate all brand planning, strategic planning and analytical activity for all accounts within the agency. Ensure all deliverables required from the group, internally and externally, are met in an efficient and timely manner
Collaborate with senior clients and give them deeper insights into the dynamics of their business through the development of disciplined and thorough sales, marketing, and consumer analyses
Continue to develop and implement standardized strategic planning tools to foster consistency over time and across projects. Complete this within the agency’s planning process but enhance the process through specific planning tools as well as syndicated or proprietary databases that enhance the level of thinking and insight injected into the entire process
High-profile ad agency experience
Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in planning, strategic planning and related communications experience
Ability to think creatively and evidence of success in developing brands and delivering them to market
Please submit your resume for consideration.
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