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VP, Creative Strategy & Insights

New York City

Day One Agency - AdAge’s #4 on the A-List - is hiring!

We are seeking a VP to join our Creative Strategy & Insights team to help shape stories across a variety of clients. As a VP, Creative Strategy & Insights, you’ll help lead clients, lead teams and inspire creatives. You can put yourself in the shoes of other people—going beyond insights to make ideas human, impactful, and unexpected. You’ll be part of a team of writers, strategists, and other mixed background creatives, pushing the work as we build the agency for the next ten years.

Our company culture is at the core of everything we do. It defines our vibe. It’s what makes every day, Day One. We offer a highly collaborative environment where smart and passionate people come together to solve some of creative communications challenges. It’s no secret; we work hard — but only on the things we love. From the day this agency was created, we vowed to only work on projects that fire us up. And that’s not changing any day soon. We emphasize and value our relationships– after all, we’re powered by them. Our colleagues, clients, and partners are the most important part of our business.

This position is full time and only available in NYC.

Responsibilities:

  • Harness insights with new and varied channels to create opportunities for brands to connect with culture and make a consumer impact.
  • Partner with leads across the agency to integrate storytelling into all of our initiatives
  • Write and hone creative briefs
  • Synthesize information and provide clarity
  • Provide oversight on content strategy, design, creative and execution alongside production, communications and digital strategy leads
  • Present and sell ideas with confidence internally and externally
  • Support our team’s and our clients’ approach to creative executions
  • Mentor and guide junior and mid-level strategists
  • Bring fresh thinking and collaborative spirit to team when developing work

Requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience in creative strategy, strategic planning, or similar
  • Experience turning consumer insights into integrated strategies
  • Experience successfully using stories to cultivate conversation
  • Deep understanding of the social landscape
  • Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic
  • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One
  • Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds
  • Experience taking projects from concept to design
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience presenting concepts, working closely with clients, and applying creative solutions to strategic business problems
  • Experience iterating and evolving concepts with constructive feedback
  • Fluent in the digital and social story formats of today, with innate curiosity for the ones to come tomorrow

Compensation + Benefits:

We value all of our employees and are happy to provide comprehensive benefits to help support them holistically in the best way we can. We offer all our employees:

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Time Off and Company Paid Holidays
  • Summer Fridays
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Company Credit Card
  • Uber /Lyft Business Account
  • New Business Referral Bonus
  • Employee Referral Bonus

The Company is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base compensation range for this role is $160,000-$200,000 and this position is eligible for benefits that include medical insurance (health, dental, and vision), retirement plan, paid time off, paid parental leave, new business and employee referral bonuses, etc. Please note that the compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for New York City based hires only and is provided pursuant to the New York City Pay Transparency Law. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as candidates' relevant work experience, skills, qualifications, and location.