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Director – Brand Strategy

Posted on 6/21/2024

VSA Partners

VSA Partners

51-200 employees

Strategy and creative agency, branding, advertising



Chicago, IL, USA

Project Management
Strategy Development
Business & Strategy
Required Skills
Branding/Brand Strategy
Business Strategy
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 9 to 15 years of experience in brand strategy and/or integrated marketing
  • Experience in research, analytics, and/or client-side brand management or marketing
  • Experience with B2B, B2C brands/companies
  • Strong experience in digital and CX strategy
  • Strong brand strategy + business strategy + digital (experience) acumen
  • Experience managing multiple projects and juggling competing priorities
  • Business strategy/transformation experience
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills
  • Commitment to high-quality work and positive relationships
  • Solve the client’s business and brand problem
  • Own the client relationship by delivering innovative strategies
  • Stretch the team to exceed client expectations
  • Build client relationships
  • Ensure team written materials are succinct and persuasive
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Present and translate complex ideas effectively
  • Handle controversial topics and conflicts professionally
  • Streamline processes to increase efficiencies
  • Manage project staff
  • Participate in new business opportunities
  • Identify creative ways to position new business opportunities
  • Develop unique points of view for new offerings
  • Foster a working environment that promotes independent and creative thinking
  • Delegate tasks and decision making
  • Understand goals of direct reports and construct clear development plans
  • Motivate team by providing challenges and stretch tasks
  • Coach individuals in development areas
  • Manage a pipeline of new talent
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

At VSA Partners, the focus on human-centered design and consumer insights places it at the forefront of creating impactful branding and advertising solutions. This approach, combined with integrated capabilities in data science and technology, offers employees a dynamic work environment where innovation in meaningful experience development is emphasized. The firm’s dedication to delivering advanced solutions for respected brands ensures a competitive and fulfilling workplace for those keen on making a significant industry impact.

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Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth