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Sr. Strategist

Company: Betty
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Favorite Child is a spirited design agency that blends boutique charm with global expertise. We harness strategic design to unlock each brand's full potential, whether in its own category, reaching new audiences or shaking up the cultural status quo. With our flexible in-house capabilities, no project is too big or too small. From start to finish, we tackle every challenge with flair, precision, intelligence, and imagination, transforming each brand into a favorite. Join us as we grow our Favorite Child family. -Favorite Child is part of Betty, a Quad agency offering a full slate of creative services including strategy, creative, design and content studios - all under one global roof. Named after Betty Quadracci-creative trailblazer & Quad co-founder- the Betty team boldly embodies the progressive standards that Betty believed in. We're inclusive. Idea-centric. Relentlessly collaborative. Tenaciously creative. All to build better ideas that can scale without sacrifice to bolster brands that can't stand bland (like us). If this sounds like you, hit us up. We'd love to talk creativity and culture. -With an opportunity to work remotely or out of one of our three locations in Minneapolis, MN, Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX, the -Senior Strategist is a dynamic thinker who brings a broad -business perspective and deep understanding of consumer behavior to the art of brand positioning, consumer validation, and brand architecture. - This highly effective, results-oriented brand champion plays an active role in conducting design research, developing insights, framing a brand personality and following trends that will influence the outcome of our brand design initiatives. -
REPSPONSIBILITIES:


  • Design focused strategy that works closely with our designers to create brand identity, packaging and design projects that drive demand with the right audiences
  • Help define the right audiences and dig into their core behaviors, needs and habits, identifying opportunities where our design can better meet their needs
  • Collaborate on proposals, pitches, and strategic thought leadership initiatives -
  • Collaborate with cross-functional project teams to create and refine brand positioning for various consumer brand and retail clients
  • Design and execute qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to uncover actionable insights.
  • Synthesize research findings into clear, compelling, and actionable inputs.
  • Audit and analyze competitor strategies to inform brand and design opportunities for clients.
  • Craft brand positioning led strategies that define a brand's personality, narrative, audience segment, vision, and potential
  • Lead brand architecture and portfolio strategy projects for clients
  • Develop creative briefs that inspire clients and creative teams alike
  • Proactively identify new opportunities for client growth, and enforce processes and best practices across all engagements -
  • Perform other duties from time-to-time to meet the changing needs of the agency

    ABOUT YOU:

    • Curious thinker
    • Persuasive storyteller
    • Master of strategic reduction
    • Collaborative partner
    • Creative dreamer
    • Effective leader

      SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

      • 5+ years of experience in account planning and/or strategic brand planning, with an emphasis on consumer research, brand design, retail or CPG branding, consumer behavior, etc.
      • Strong understanding of brand identity development, consumer packaging or private label packaging
      • Proven experience in developing brand positioning and conducting consumer research.
      • Experience working collaboratively across internal creative teams
      • Excellent analytical, research, and strategic thinking skills.
      • Proficiency in using research tools and methodologies.
      • Strong communication and presentation skills.
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in a deadline-driven process
      • Detail-oriented with strong project management and organizational skills
      • Relocation to Minneapolis, MN is not required -

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Keywords: Betty, Chicago , Sr. Strategist, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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