Client Strategy Director

Chicago, IL | Permanent | Job ID #41676 |
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The Client Strategy Director is responsible for the supervision and overall success of agency relationships with specific clients. The Client Strategy Director drives the development of strategy and planning for key clients/projects, oversees all client-specific strategic and account service activities and processes, and contributes to personnel management within the strategy/account planning team. The Client Strategy Director reviews all client creative concepts to confirm whether they meet strategic goals before they are delivered to the client for approval.

Primary responsibilities:

  • The Director of Client Strategy is responsible for the supervision and overall success of agency relationships with specified client/project
  • Provide strategic and marketing leadership by working closely with the client to uncover business needs and objectives, craft appropriate strategies, and identify/implement initiatives to help achieve client/project goals
  • Demonstrates and cultivates a solid understanding of client’s business, business drivers, customer segments and competitive set
  • Drives marketing and creative strategies and makes recommendations based on relevant customer insight
  • Develops strategic documentation, including, but not limited to creative briefs, research reports, strategic documentation and recommendations
  • Actively seeks opportunities to share knowledge, best practices, case studies or other program results across team
  • Create and interpret effective analysis, including primary and secondary market research, to support marketing recommendations
  • Contributes to client team education, development & retention
  • Participates in key internal meetings with Creative Directors, Art Directors, Copywriters, Production, Technical Directors, Application Directors, Information Architects, Media Developers and Administrative Managers
  • Presents and participates in key client meetings, including but not limited to strategic planning meetings, creative presentations, client sales meetings, etc.
  • Daily oversight and mentorship of specified strategy/account planning personnel and facilitating the work needed by the client, including review of client correspondence: creative briefs, conference reports, call reports, estimates, invoices, job status reports and creative concepts
  • Consults in interviewing, hiring, management, assessment and annual reviews of client-specific strategy/account planning personnel
  • Ensures a smooth workflow between the client, strategy/account planning team, project managers and the creative department
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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