• Strategist

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    Strategy and Planning
  • Overview

    The Brief:


    As a Strategist, you should have an all hands-on deck mentality and an appetite to experience and learn as much as possible. The campaign will be one of the largest and most complex communication campaigns ever launched. It will include everything from traditional television commercials to partnership activation events, and more digital components than ever before.


    • Manage the detailed delivery of a portfolio of projects to meet defined time, budget targets and quality standards
    • Design, develop, and manage methodology and process throughout the project
    • Proactively monitor project progress against key milestones
    • Provide regular status reports including hours utilized and financial status for projects
    • Attend internal meetings, ensuring necessary team members are in attendance
    • Work closely with Account team to prepare project proposals, schedules and estimates
    • Monitor plans using appropriate software to ensure timely completion of projects
    • Responsible for quality standards and delivery of work on time and on budget
    • Liaise with outside agencies and vendors to ensure seamless integration and delivery


    We’d love it if you:

    • Have a Bachelor’s degree in related field; advanced degree a plus
    • Have up to two (2) years of experience and/or relevant internship experience in a marketing environment / agency setting.
    • Have a thoughtful provocative perspective
    • Have knowledge of relevant product categories and strategic insights into consumer behavior
    • Have outstanding verbal and written communications skills
    • Are able to present ideas clearly and concisely
    • Have an awareness of primary and secondary research methodology, both qualitative and quantitative

    What else you can expect:

    We’ve got a competitive benefits and compensation package, with vacation time that grows as you grow with us. We’re a global boutique, and as such, we have access to global discounts, perks, and offers.


    We embrace diversity at Y&R. In fact, we celebrate it. We have different backgrounds. Passports. Genders. Orientations. Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience. We’ve come back from serving our country. We’re returning after starting our families.


    We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world. Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R. And we Resist the Usual.


    Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.




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