Job Title: Director, Strategy Location: Los Angeles (WFH)
Hearts & Science has been inspired by confident marketers seeking business advantage in a world of personalized digital marketing, where CRM and addressable channels converge, and decisions must be made in real time to aggregate effective reach and deliver the right message at the right time.
Designed to inform brand strategies with real-time insights, Hearts & Science is a data-driven marketing agency with expert media planning and buying capabilities, among other services that include shopper marketing, marketing innovation and content activation.
As a director on our strategy team, you will play a critical role in paving our client’s path forward providing strategic leadership on the full media mix. You’ll act as a strategic thought leader and trusted advisor to client counterparts and represent the voice of the client within Hearts & Science.
We’re looking for tireless optimists, happy warriors, and fearless collaborators. We’re looking for curious learners, passionate problem-solvers, and trusted teammates who bring that extra dose of contagious energy. To be successful and effective in this role, you’ll need to be a confident and levelheaded communicator with real clarity of thought and presentation, and someone who is known for your brave and trusted presence in team and client discussions. We’re a fast-moving team— and in our ever-evolving environment, everyone is hands-on.
Day to Day
Act as a catalyst for comms planning thinking within the media team
Collaborate with BBDO strategic team to craft an integrated comms plan
Be the connective tissue between the client’s business strategy, the creative agency’s brand strategy, and Hearts’ media strategy
Bring big consumer/cultural insights that drive bigger context strategies for client brands
Be the bridge between strong, conceptual thinking, and data-driven, analytical approaches to problem-solving
Form a dynamic duo with the creative team, media planning, marketing science and custom content experts on your team (much like art directors and copywriters’ pair-up in creative agencies)
Bring your track record of data-centric thinking to every integrated client brief, which will outline creative and media requirements and objectives
Be part of the journey in helping brands become a household name. We build an iconic brand by introducing award-winning shows/films to the masses. We find the audience and tap into each of their fandom. The work that we do influences pop culture and the zeitgeist. Our unique principles and functionality have positioned us as an agency leader. Hearts & Science is full of passionate individuals from diverse backgrounds with one thing in common – we produce best-in-class media strategy and solutions. We are recognized by our fellow peers in advertising. Check us out: https://vimeo.com/349996839/9a8d664ba8
7-10 years of relevant experience at a media agency, digital strategy consultancy, or technology consulting and management firm
Experience in managing and leading a team with a track record for recognizing and supporting opportunities for junior team members to shine
Fluency in data, and a proven record of infusing data into activation ideas and plans
Understanding of media principles, media planning fundamentals and how media is bought and a thorough understanding of marketing communication channels (including digital)
Proven analytical, strategic thinking and, communication skills and a high level of competency in account Management and client service
Strong knowledge of and skill using syndicated interactive research applications and ad serving
The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study
Hearts & Science, an agency within Omnicom Media Group, offers a generous time off package including paid vacation, personal days, summer Fridays as well as other benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, and great opportunities for growth.
Diversity and Inclusion
At Hearts & Science, our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts, engages, and retains the best possible talent. Our diversity of experiences, backgrounds, locations, viewpoints, and ideas is what makes us a great place to work and differentiates us as an employer of choice.
Our Commitment to Equal Opportunity
At Hearts & Science, we are committed to expanding opportunities for all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, sexual identity, disability, or any other characteristic. Each person is valued for his or her talents, expertise, experience, and perspective.