Wichita, Kansas

Brand Strategist

The Brand Strategist serves as the primary strategic client contact and is responsible for unearthing and delivering critical insights that guide advertising and marketing communications. This person will work in a collaborative team of multi-functional experts and will help guide all output to ensure the voice and perspective of the customer is reflected.

Here’s what the ideal candidate will do:

  • Lead strategy development to guide marketing and communication initiatives
  • Conduct various primary market research studies to unearth insights that spark the creative process
  • Monitor and interpret cultural and social trends, the competitive landscape, economic and other situational factors relevant to the client’s business
  • Create relevant and inspiring briefs to launch strategies and initiatives with our internal teams
  • Be a subject matter expert resource for the multi-functional team and overall champion for clients’ brands
  • Interpret data and translate into effective marketing strategies

Here’s what the ideal candidate needs to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in Brand Strategy, Account/Brand Planning or Market Research
  • Experience in conducting market research (both independently and partnering with external research resources), including experience in designing various methodologies, research project management, questionnaire development and analysis, interpretation, presentation and implementation of results
  • Ability to work directly with clients and develop relationships on behalf of the agency
  • Exceptional writing and presentation skills with a strong command of the client subject matter
  • Knowledge of database sources (such as Nielsen, MRI and Scarborough)

HR stuff:

  • Salary commensurate with experience; 401k plan with employer matching
  • Great health insurance plans, wellness incentives and many other fun perks
  • SHS is an equal opportunity employer, of course
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