I&CO, a business invention firm in New York, is looking for a Strategy Director to join our team and grow with us.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and diversity is a core part of the values of our company. This directly impacts our ability to solve complex problems within our work in the most just way. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability—these have no influence on our hiring decisions.
Experienced in developing, selling, and overseeing the execution of brand and product strategies.
Self-aware, self-motivated, and passionate about brands, business, and culture.
A team leader who can mentor and guide other strategists, and who also likes to roll up their sleeves and get involved in the work.
An active listener who can build meaningful working relationships with clients.
Skilled in uncovering consumer, cultural, and industry insights, and translating them into distinctive opportunities for brands and products.
A clear and confident writer and presenter.
Lead the development of Brand, Business, and Product Strategies: Provide a strategic POV throughout projects - owning positioning, purpose, vision, target definition, architecture, messaging, and innovation strategies and concepts.
Conduct Research & Craft Insights: Helping to design methodology, development, execution, and analysis of qualitative and quantitative research.
Develop Brand Identities: Guiding the ideation of brand concepts, tone of voice, taglines, naming, copy, and brand content.
Provide Leadership: Inspiring and motivating cross-functional and client teams to reach alignment and achieve strategic objectives. Eager to present their own and their team’s thoughts and ideas.
8+ years of client-facing strategic planning experience, spanning various industries and showing a range of thinking across brand, business, and product opportunities.
Experience building and managing strategy teams.
Experience conducting consumer and competitive research.
Strong proficiency with Keynote and Google Suite.
Bonus: Experience navigating within large client organizations.
This is a full-time position. We offer competitive compensation, a relaxed office environment and respect for individual contribution. We rely heavily on each other to deliver the best work possible.
To apply, please send a resume and a portfolio of work samples, a short introduction about yourself and a note about why this opportunity feels exciting to you.