Experiential Strategist

New York City, New York | Freelance | Job ID #49049 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search's client, a growing boutique creative experiential agency, is looking for a Senior Creative Strategist to join their team for a brief freelance period with the goal of converting to a permanent position. This person will report directly to the Creative Director as a member of the creative team. This role will start on-site in NYC as soon as possible.


  • Ideate strategic and creative briefs for the agency and it's clients.
  • Deliver briefs and lead brainstorming of agendas for kicking off projects - this will be done in collaboration with the design lead and Creative Director.
  • Lead and contribute to group brainstorming.
  • Partner with the CCO and Creative Director to the concept and develop strategic platforms for large experiential activations across multiple platforms.
  • Responsible for building all experiential proposal and RFP/new business decks.
  • Come up with innovative and practical solutions that are within budget, timing, and on-brief for client objectives.
  • Write clear and concise briefs that bring your creativity to life.
  • Present creative concepts to clients acting as a steward for the work.
  • Develop and nurture new client relationships while continuing to foster those of current clients.
  • Prepare storyboards and feedback on video content that were gathered after an event has been produced.
  • Oversee and nurture a team of junior copywriters.


  • 5 years of experience in experiential marketing in a strategic position that required creative concepting, brainstorming, and execution.
  • BA or equivalent in the relevant major (advertising, marketing, creative writing).
  • Successful track record of executing successful experiential campaigns.
  • Ability to translate cultural insights into amazing experiential campaigns.
  • Knowledge of the current market and consumer trends.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and can be a team player.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Can manage multiple work streams at once.
  • Proficient in Keynote, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Curious and obsessive in your quest to learn new things.
  • You will need your own computer for the freelance portion of this assignment.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • 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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