Thrillworks Careers

Strategy Director
Remote, Ontario, Canada

Description

As a Strategy Director, you provide strategic leadership and guidance to your team in finding purpose-driven and inspired work through insights. The Strategy Director is responsible for oversight and coordination of the Strategy team alongside other disciplines, providing thought leadership within and outside the organization. Development of new models, new thinking and team mentoring are all essential to this role. Identifying and activating new opportunities for the Thrillworks business in partnership with the management team is also a core responsibility.  

Company 

Simply put, if it lives on a screen in the digital world, we build it. 

From websites to mobile apps to media campaigns, and everything else in between, we build it all with humanity to delight your customers and rapidly achieve returns on your digital investment. Our team is there every step of the way to bring that experience to life. Because to us, digital is more than a medium, more than a lifestyle – it is life.  

Overall responsibilities  

  • Act as an advocate and thought leader from a place of user and client-centricity.
  • Effectively work with internal teams and clients to define a digital strategy that supports brand objectives, business goals and defined KPIs.  
  • Work to integrate social media, digital marketing, and SEO/SEM into UX and strategic objectives.  
  • Lead and collaborate in ideation and approach assessment for new business opportunities. 
  • Act as a strategic centre of excellence as part of the Management Team and the larger Thrillworks organization. 
  • Develop and foster strategic acumen through ongoing thought-leadership and collaboration with the wider strategy team.  
  • Lead/participate in client-facing and internal presentations.  
  • Identify new business opportunities and RFP responses with sharp strategic thinking and insights. 
  • Lead the creation of strategic plans and road mapping to determine project scope, required resources and path to success as part of the wider Thrillworks team. 
  • Ability to identify ideal candidates as part of maintaining and growing a strong Strategy team within the organization. 
  • Close collaboration with the wider Thrillworks management and leadership team to constantly improve and evolve process, culture and growth for the organization. 
 
Your role as a Strategy Director requires: 

  • Exceptional facilitation and collaboration/ideation skills and experience. 
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills. 
  • Ability to create and promote thought leadership that establishes the department as a strategic centre of excellence inside and outside the organization. 
  • 5+ years of related experience in the following areas: Account or brand planning; Business analysis; Qualitative research; Quantitative research, web analytics and metric analysis; and, Information architecture. 
  • 4 years of Digital Agency and/or Consulting and Internet-related business experience. 
  • 3 years of experience leading a team in an Agency and/or Consulting or Internet-related business. 
  • Experience in developing proposals and presentations for clients. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex subject matter verbally and written. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the marketing research and sciences areas. 
  • Teamwork and collaboration-oriented mindset. 
  • Detail and results-oriented working style. 
  • Flexibility and the ability to multi-task. 
  • Strong commitment to learning. 
  • Exceptional facilitation and collaboration/ideation skills and experience. 
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills. 
  • Ability to create and promote thought leadership that establishes the department as a strategic centre of excellence inside and outside the organization. 

Thrillworks is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind, as we believe in Diversity & Inclusion as a way to build stronger and successful teams. Accommodation is offered to all candidates upon request. 

Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check may be required for employment. 

No Agency calls. 

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