Strategy Director

Location:

New York

Team:

Other
Cognifide is an Experience Technology company, headquartered in London and with offices in PoznaƄ, Bydgoszcz and New York. We help global businesses such as Ford, EY, GSK and Unilever to unlock digital opportunity at scale. We build the platforms and technology that help our clients to deliver exceptional digital experiences and we work with them to help them innovate, get to market faster and operate more efficiently and effectively. We are part of WPP, one of the largest marketing communication services groups worldwide, employing over 170,000 people in 110 countries.

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Strategy Director

The opportunity

As a Strategy Director, you will bring a breadth of digital marketing and technology skills to help develop long- term, sustainable partnerships with some of our top clients in addressing their most complex digital marketing challenges. The role of Strategy Director encompasses a broad scope of digital experience management from understanding how exceptional experiences deliver tangible business value through to effective platform and solution strategies. You will have insights into end-to-end digital marketing and marketing automation landscape and most importantly the internal business capabilities (operations and solutions) that organizations need to master to achieve their business ambitions. 

As a leader in Cognifide, you will help drive the overall growth and profitability of a portfolio of clients in partnership with our Client Management team. This includes developing long-term account roadmaps and strategies for key accounts, either in collaboration with clients or internally to help drive overall financial health within your portfolio of clients.

Responsibilities

  • Client-facing digital strategy advisor who is comfortable working with large organization up to Senior Management and Executive level 
  • Analyze, design and develop (industry-aligned) digital strategies and organizational capabilities for common marketing and digital experience management challenges 
  • For both clients and project teams, we expect the Strategy Director to frame the business value and business capabilities that our clients need to deliver success to provide direction and context for the work that we do 
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of value-based (digital) business transformation and business capability architecture 
  • As one of the newer areas of specialization within Cognifide, the Strategy Director will need to shape the Digital Strategy services and value proposition and as demand grows in NA to help grow the team and capacity accordingly 
  • You will need to work closely with the Business Development team and Client Managers to help position Cognifide’s value as a strategic partner and stimulate demand for Digital Strategy and other professional services in addition to our core engineering and platform delivery services
 

Who you are

  • You are proactive and actively seek out and target opportunities to drive the right type of (sustainable) relationship and growth with clients and new prospects 
  • You are constantly curious about new digital trends and technologies and applying them to solve problems more efficiently 
  • You are able to develop a vision and realize it 
  • You get fully invested and immersed in client challenges and how to solve them without 
    getting dragged down into application-level or delivery challenges 
  • You find yourself driven to find creative and innovative solutions but grounded in practicality 
    and feasibility 
  • You can communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing 
  • You are highly collaborative (with client and internal teams) and embrace diversity and 
    inclusion in your approach 
  • You use frameworks and logic to ‘make the complex simple’ 
  • You are fascinated by the digital world and strive to inspire others 

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with master’s preferred 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in enterprise architecture, systems integration, package implementation, with 5 most recent years in Digital Experience and/or Digital Marketing
  • Track record of digital capability advisory or consulting, either within a large complex 
    organization or consulting/ professional services organization
  • Track record of growing a proposition and a team including mentoring and coaching

Package

  • medical, and dental benefits
  • short- and long-term disability coverages
  • life insurance plans
  • the Company’s Educational Incentive Plan (EIP)
  • and the 401(k) savings program

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