We're Hiring | Communications Strategist

Job Title: Communications Strategist

Work Location: Manhattan, New York

Salary: On request

ROLE

We’re looking for a rockstar Strategist 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

CONTEXT

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 Strategist 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

KEY BENEFITS

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 jo@whalar.com