Job Title: Communications Director
Work Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: On request
We’re looking for a rockstar Comms Director who can uncover rich cultural, consumer and competitive insights and turn them into original strategies and fresh ideas. They will be curious in nature, have their finger on the cultural pulse, a deep love for creativity, a gift for compelling storytelling and an unrivalled desire to rewrite the Marketing rule book. They will have experience with social and/or digital strategy and thrive in an environment where collaboration, flexibility and scrappiness are valued more than job titles, rigid structure and legacy ways of working.
Although not a deal-breaker the ideal candidate will have an understanding of and experience in Influencer Marketing.
Start date: ASAP
Our business is at an exciting juncture. As the demands from the market grows around creativity, consultancy and evaluation of creator/influencer marketing - so must our business. Our Comms Director will add strategic vision and rigor to our initial pitch process and be instrumental in deepening our relationship with key clients.
This is an exciting and rare opportunity to help shape the future growth of the one of the most respectable business’ in the creator landscape, and win some awards in the process.
As with any start-up business, roles and responsibilities will evolve but here’s a rundown of expectations as they stand today:
Work with the Business Leads and Team on building and unpacking client briefs
Identify the real needs behind the brief - what it the business challenge, the marketing objective, the core KPIs and how can we help achieve them?
Develop marketing strategies grounded in actionable insights, that are bought to life with creative ideas that leverage our Creators with Influence.
Lead ideation sessions
Present work to clients in an engaging and impactful way
Proactively seek opportunities to grow business with existing clients
Collaborate with the Team to ensure the strategic vision becomes a reality
Consult with brands on their overall creator strategy in the context of a longer term partnership
Work closely with the Research & Insights Lead to help develop evaluation methodologies of specific campaigns or partnerships
As required, present at industry functions and events
Vacation: You should let us know at least a month before if you are going on holiday for over a week - but we aren't counting the days. The catch? Nothing. Just treat yourself, your colleagues and your company with fairness and respect.
Equity: For every year you work at Whalar you will be given Share options in the business which means the longer you stay the more of the business you will own and the more we collectively share in its success.
If this sounds something you might be interested in, send an email with your résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org