Strategist, Mrm//Mccann

Optaros New York , NY 10007

Posted 1 week ago

Strategist, MRM//McCann Location / New York

Date / September 23, 2018

Core Duties/Responsibilities

Job Title: Strategist


  • 2+ years of experience as a strategist with a focus on digital strategy

  • Strong contributor to the construction of insightful, data-informed strategies (briefs, presentations, POVs, etc.) that guide business decisions as well as creative and user experience design

  • Solid primary and secondary research skills - ability to creatively use a mix of tools to uncover deep organizational, media, and audience insights; experience designing, conducting, and analyzing qualitative and quantitative target audience research

  • Passionate about ideas and technology on top of and excited by new and next advertising and marketing approaches and how they can be best leveraged for client business


  • Help create focused, insightful, and inspiring briefs based on clearly articulated business and customer objectives

  • Guide development of digital experiences from concept to execution in close collaboration with user experience and creative teams

  • Collaborate with data analysts to report on performance, create benchmarks, and develop recommendations

  • Work closely with strategy team, account, UX, and creative teams to deliver smart, differentiated, and strategically grounded ideas to the client

Required Skills

The qualities we are looking for:

  • Be a self-starter who is genuinely interested to get inside of and understand a problem in order to bring the right insights, information and inspiration to solve it

  • Continually looking to learn and improve - curious to learn about new things and develop new skills, and motivated to always challenge yourself to make your work/thinking air tight

  • Be an investigative reporter when it comes to analyzing data in order to understand what's really happening, how people are interacting with digital products and services

  • Experience in user experience planning/research, mobile, social

  • Strong communication and writing skills - easily express thoughts and insights in a simple manner

At MRM//McCann, Relationship is our middle name.

We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to drive digital transformation for our clients' businesses and provide creative solutions to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people.

MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that leverages the power of creativity, the beauty of data, and the magic of technology to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people.

Do you excel when working in a team? Are you fascinated by the endless possibilities that technology brings to marketing? Are you ready to transform our world?

If so, you will thrive in our culture based on the Important Things We Believe (I.T.W.B.s)

  • Ideas power everything

  • We're Better Together

  • We'll figure it out

  • Complexity can be managed

  • It only counts if we deliver

  • Technology is magic

MRM//McCann is a leader in Gartner Inc.'s annual "Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies" report. Gartner Magic Quadrants are based on an exacting methodology where agencies stand out for their strategic services, including business strategy and digital business transformation skills. MRM//McCann is noted for its global vision and strategy, and its use of tools and analytics enabling clients to deliver a measurable business impact as the result of those strategies.

We love our diverse workplace! MRM//McCann is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

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