Company: Grow Inc.
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Grow is hiring a Strategy Director.
Grow () creates digital experiences people love for the world's
leading brands, including Google, adidas, Diageo, and more. We're
inspired by the intersection of creativity and technology, and
driven to create new possibilities in that space. We've been
recognized as a Best Place to Work by both Ad Age and Inc., and we
were named Ad Age Small Agency of the Year Southeast in 2020.
As our Strategy Director, you'll lead strategy development for our
interactive experience work, illuminating the best path to creating
digital experiences that people love. You'll do this by obsessing
over the human need behind the business need, identifying a
meaningful and authentic role for the brand, and uncovering
insights that provoke unexpected creative tech ideas. You'll lead
strategy for active projects and new business opportunities,
partnering with your cross-disciplinary project leaders from
creative, tech, production and client engagement to deliver
Our ideal candidate flexes easily across brand engagement strategy
and digital strategy, has successfully developed strategy for
modern digital experiences, and has grown strategists' talents
under their management. You have an impressive ability to connect
the dots to build and deliver a compelling narrative and a penchant
for recognizing the ideas that will make a real impact.
- Develop insights and strategies that provoke innovative digital
experience concepts, inspiring our teams to bring together
creativity and technology in unexpected ways that create value for
both the user and the brand
- Deliver a clear, concise and compelling articulation of the
insight & strategy in creative briefs and strategy
- Collaborate with cross-disciplinary leaders to ensure our ideas
and execution deliver on the strategic direction
- Partner with client counterparts to define and prioritize
business challenges, goals and target audience needs; develop and
facilitate collaborative brainstorm sessions and workshops with
clients; and confidently present strategy deliverables to
- Define success through KPIs and evaluation rubrics to ensure
the work delivers impact
Strategy direction & management
- Set and hold the highest bar for strategic excellence across
all of Grow's work, and serve as the strategy leader of our
interactive experience work
- Manage our senior strategist - leading with a combination of
inspiration and accountability to ensure we do our best work and
continuously advance our skills
- Plan for the continued growth of the strategy team, with
support from leadership, to meet the growing demands of the work
and match the right talents to the work
- Establish and continually optimize the processes and tools that
support the strategy team's work
- Bring a leading strategy perspective to new business
opportunities, relevant internal projects, and thought leadership
- Identify emerging trends and innovations in business, digital
marketing, culture, and user experience, connecting those to our
opportunity development and strategy practice in relevant ways
- Define the scope of strategy across new client engagements with
a sharp perspective on the discovery and strategy development
efforts necessary to set us up for success
Success in this role looks like consistently excellent strategy
that wins opportunities and inspires industry-leading digital
Joining our team, you'll find yourself amongst a talented, driven
group of about 50 colleagues who inspire each other every day. We
integrate strategy, creative, technology, and production to deliver
unexpected ideas with world-class craft. Our clients know us as a
committed partner who creates category-defining work. Our team
knows it's possible because of the incredible culture we've
As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our team, and
the welfare of our broader community, Grow requires that all
employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or be approved for
accommodation in the case of an exemption for a medical condition
or sincerely held religious belief.
We offer flexible paid time off and uncapped sick time. In
addition, we close for 18 paid holidays, including two full weeks
in which we fully close operations-one at midsummer, and one at the
winter holidays. A wealth of additional company benefits include
health, dental, matching 401k, parental leave, paid learning and
development opportunities, and more.
LocationThis is a full-time position based in Portland, Oregon,
where we have a growing staff presence, or at our office in
downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
Team members based in Portland will travel to client offices along
the west coast as well as to Grow's headquarters in Norfolk, VA at
least once a quarter. Team members based in Norfolk will
participate in our "flex hybrid" approach to work, with three days
per week in the office and two remote, plus the option to work
fully remotely for up to two months out of the year.
Grow is located in downtown Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA - an amazing
coastal city that marries beach lifestyle with city culture.
There's thriving scenes for food, art, small businesses, and
startups - while also being a wonderful place to raise a family.
We're part of a community of like-minded creators and innovators,
including our headquarters space in Assembly (), a multi-company
campus we helped spearhead. We also regularly put our talents
toward building the city in which we want to live and work.
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