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Evp – Head of Strategy

Canada

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Daniel J Edelman Holdings

Daniel J Edelman Holdings

51-200 employees

Develops marketing strategies for Microsoft

Expert

Toronto, ON, Canada

Category
Strategy Development
Strategy Research
Business & Strategy
Required Skills
Communications
Management
Marketing
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Deep knowledge, experience and consulting expertise in Strategy
  • BS/BA in a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience; MBA or equivalent ideal
  • Proven track record working inside of businesses that are creatively / interest in facilitating work that land in culture and ability to make amazing interesting things happen for brands and/or businesses
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in field related to advertising agency, branding agency, consultancies, or client-side marketing experience preferred
  • Exceptional record of leadership, strategy development and expertise in client management as well as expertise in a singular communications discipline
  • Experienced in effectively influencing, managing and developing large diverse teams
  • Proven ability to acquire as well as grow business, and advance internal initiatives
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and solve complex business problems while making decisions with entrepreneurial mindset
  • Demonstrated experience leading the strategy side of large ($1M+) accounts
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills and superb oral and written communication, with seasoned presentation and influencing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and persuade staff, peers and clients
  • Collaborative leader who is results oriented, proactive and has a strong work ethic
  • Proven track record of being recognized for leading effective work (Effie’s, Cannes Lions effectiveness awards, IPA)
Responsibilities
  • Doing the work: Insights and strategy
  • Guides clients and teams to achieve business objectives with strategically lead creative ideas that yield measurable business results
  • Provides strategy, vision and continuous improvement to advance relationships with key clients
  • Engages with key clients in priority markets
  • Supports business development for large and complex client work
  • Own the analysis of the “5 C’s”
  • Lead analysis of culture, consumer, competitive, corporate, and communication areas for given projects
  • Oversee secondary research
  • Oversee data analysis
  • Write the story, pulling together the strands of research and insight into a compelling and inspirational story
  • Primary research involvement
  • Partner with DXI to develop all primary research initiatives
  • Oversee relationship between agency and research department or vendor
  • Push for new and creative methodologies
  • Leading the team: Education and mentorship & management
  • Oversee operational responsibilities and drive revenue growth existing capabilities or innovative client solutions
  • Continually maps talent and manages succession planning to ensure continuity of bench strength
  • Champions diversity; meets external candidates in priority markets
  • Leads growth in collaboration, range and strength of specialty pool
  • Maps client portfolio to identify whitespace
  • Oversee hiring, performance management, terminations, promotions and casting of Strategists for the region
  • Responsible for driving workforce management decisions such as hiring, exiting, promotion decisions in a collaborative process with client leaders and P&L owners
  • Client and internal partner partnership
  • Client whispering
  • Guides clients and teams to achieve business objectives with strategically led creative ideas that yield measurable business results
  • Provides strategy, vision, and continuous improvement to advance relationships with key clients
  • Engages with key clients in priority markets
  • Know how cultural trends affect a category/brand and consult clients on them
Daniel J Edelman Holdings

Daniel J Edelman Holdings

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Working at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of developing comprehensive marketing and communications strategies. This company’s focus on media relations, social media, data analytics, and influencer collaborations in partnership with a major industry player like Microsoft illustrates a strong alignment with technology and strategic growth. The environment encourages collaboration and innovation, allowing employees to hone their skills in a cutting-edge and dynamic sector.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Seattle, Washington

Founded

N/A

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

-3%