• SVP, Group Strategy Director

    Job ID
    2019-17143
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Category
    Strategy
    Company
    TBWA\WorldHealth
  • Overview

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    SVP, GROUP DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY

     

    YOU ARE A LEADER and you love sinking your teeth into an approach you believe in and then guiding others along its path. You’re inspired by turning conventions on their heads, defying expectations, and achieving the seemingly unattainable. You’re perfectly suited to direct the agency and its clients toward disruptive strategies

     

    You act as a counselor of disruptive thinking, continually shaping our agency of makers, and proactively bring clients ideas that capture aspirations beyond what they’ve imagined. You lead the agency into new areas of growth and revenue potential. And you help to unlock the potential in every promising scenario. Your leadership is appreciated by your colleagues and indispensable to your clients, engendering uncommon loyalty.

     

     

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    YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

    YOU WILL EXCEL BY:

    05 \ TEAM MOTIVATION AND MENTORSHIP

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    -          Create a team culture that motivates staff to adopt Disruption and Disruption Live

    -          Manage and mentor junior team members to foster engagement through learning and development leading to career growth

    -          Being an indispensable mentor to those within the strategy group and within the broader agency

     

     

     

     

    03 \ PROACTIVE IDEA CREATION

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    -          Lead efforts within Disruption Live—ensuring open briefs are converted to ideas that are consistently brought forward to the client

    -          Work with Omnicom and/or potential external partners to create unique, differentiating revenue-generating ideas

    -          Significant contribution to the growth of the agency through organic and unique revenue-generating ideas

    02 \ CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

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    -          You are the steward of the brand and of the strategic client relationship, and are at ease bringing a voice of reason to multi-layered client relationships that is both challenging and reassuring. Develop meaningful and productive senior client relationships to ensure strategic recommendations exceed expectations.

    -          Partner with other TBWA\ and Omnicom teams helping to close the gap in their strategy needs

    -          Being viewed as an indispensable partner to the client and other Omnicom partners

    01 \ STRATEGY OVERSIGHT

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    -          Provide leadership and oversight for all brand strategy efforts, including but not limited to Disruption, marketing, medical, digital, and brand-building strategy

    -          Partner with strategy team specialists (eg, digital, brand, medical) to ensure specific strategy needs for brands are being met

    -          Creating and managing high-functioning, cross-specialty teams

     

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree and 10-15 years’ prior work experience in an agency environment (pharmaceutical experience essential, oncology experience highly desired)
    • Willingness to travel 20-40% of the time initially while getting to know new client teams and establishing relationships
    • A foundational skill set defined by
      • Leadership
      • A focus on deep, catalytic insights and using them to develop mold-breaking strategies
      • Excellent written & verbal communication skills (we will ask to see work examples)
      • Staff development
      • Independence and collaboration
      • Creative and strategic agility
      • Innovation management
      • The ability to command a room

     

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