Strategic Planning Director, $125-150+K, NYC

With a focus on fashion/luxury/beauty, this expanding global ad agency is seeking a curious and cultured Planning Director to inspire creative work through clear briefs, fresh insight and deep understanding about brands and human behavior, including consumer on-line and off-line shopping habits.  You must be an exceptional strategic thinker with deep curiosity about human behavior and passion for new perspectives and trends.  A strong writer and thinker, you are a confident presenter, able to articulate insights and ideas in a clear, human way.  Please be highly collaborative with the resiliency to manage multiple simultaneous initiatives – innovation, research, pitches, briefs, mentoring, etc. This well-established, full-service agency, communications shop and production house possesses major credentials on integrated campaigns for some of the biggest fashion and beauty brands on the market.  Considering the bulk of your attention will be on retail fashion/beauty/luxury accounts, a love of Vogue and previous category experience would be ideal; prior agency experience is a must-have.

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Placed: Brand Strategy Director, West coast

Are you whip smart with a constant curiosity?  Passionately interested in culture, ideas and behavior?

World-class ad agency with the powerful combination of intellectual rigor and creative excellence seeks Strategy Director.  This person is capable of exceptionally performing the core skills of interrogation, distillation and inspiration.  A strong writer and thinker, you are a confident presenter, able to articulate insights and ideas in a clear, human way. Equally poised in tough strategic debates with Creative Directors and key senior clients, you can lead the strategic process, guide a new business pitch, and help make junior staff better. You should be brand-loving and relationship-building while displaying a flexible and challenging intelligence in a playful and demanding atmosphere.  Client list includes some of the most recognized and well-respected brands in the world.  For this position, be an athlete with an obsession for sports; sport or youth-related brand experience is beneficial. 6+ years experience; creative agency experience a must.

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PLACED: Head of Strategic Planning, NYC

WANTED: Visionary leader and true partner to Creatives. Whip smart with a constant curiosity.  Passionately interested in culture, ideas and behavior.

World-class ad agency with the powerful combination of intellectual rigor and creative excellence seeks a Head of Strategic Planning in NYC.  Integrating broad knowledge with respect to media, creative and messaging effectiveness, we want to see the kind of thinking and work that is worthy of being called “the best work of your life.”  You’ll collaborate with Account to develop proactive initiatives that help create new revenue opportunities, while partnering with Creatives to concept, explore and push the creation of stellar work. Using highly original thinking to solve significant problems quickly, you have a proven track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical-thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations.  Asking the tough questions, you’ll be equally poised in strategic debates with Creative Directors and key senior clients; you lead the overall strategic process, guide new business, and help make junior staff better. Client list includes some of the most recognized and well-respected brands in the world.  Creative agency experience a must.

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