Junior Strategist- Branding

New York, New York | Permanent | Job ID #50902 |
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Our client, an award winning branding agency, is in search of a junior level Branding Strategist to join their team on a permanent basis. This role begins on-site in New York City as soon as possible.

What you'll be doing:

  • You'll work with senior strategists, strategy directors, the design team, program managers and the founders across a range of existing clients and new business including research, strategy development, naming and activation.
  • Plan, organize and participate in project specific research, synthesizing and analyze findings into recommendations for new opportunity areas.
  • Build comprehensive findings decks from research output, developing themes and key takeaways.
  • Write surveys for research across both qualitative and quantitative studies.
  • Lead competitive audits and keep up with relevant marketplace happenings to stay current on client trends.
  • Constantly conduct research on your clients, diving deep into their business, their strategy and the landscape to make yourself extremely knowledgeable about their strengths and opportunities.
  • Work with the program management team to ensure the strategy team is set up for success like meeting prep, information gathering on clients, etc.
  • Travel to clients and research as needed.
  • Draft client deliverables including presentations, new business proposals and scopes of work, among others.
  • Coordinate with the design and creative team.
  • Always flex your strategic mind to improve the knowledge of the agency and the agency's reputation by sharing and publishing your content.

About you:

  • 1-2 years of experience in the brand strategy or marketing space.
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing/communication, liberal arts or similar discipline.
  • A strong understanding of the complex B2B environment (eg. financial services, technology, fin-tech, mar-tech and cyber security).
  • You have an analytical mind, love research, solving complex problems and writing.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and web research.

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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