Video Strategist

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United States-WA-Seattle


The Video Strategist will be responsible for co-leading and providing strategic guidance on video production for agency teams and external clients. The role will reside within the agency’s Integrated Services team, consisting of our Account Planning, Social & Digital Strategies, and Content and Creative disciplines. The Video Strategist will collaborate with strategy and production leadership within Integrated Services and Account teams to oversee and manage video initiatives and budgets.


Job Functions:

  • Under general guidance, develop and implement video strategies across the agency’s top NA accounts, evangelizing processes internally.
  • Provide strategic counsel for clients within the video and digital landscape
  • Analyze existing video and static assets of clients and prospects to make recommendations about how to maximize and update existing resources for new purposes
  • Storyboard and concept video recommendations for clients and prospects to help them visualize the opportunity of videos
  • Partner with the VP of Integrated Services and VP of Broadcast to assist in creating a process for ingestion, scoping, and production of video; providing a consistent set of video outputs.
  • As part of the Integrated Services team, the video strategist is responsible for collaborating to develop and manage video campaigns that affect the overall success of our clients’ marketing, communications and business goals.
  • Incorporates video recommendations into distribution channels and platforms – advocating a role and opportunity for all assets created to help drive organic growth and new business
  • Builds and maintains relationships with WE colleagues and partners; collaboratively resolves issues.
  • Ensures gaps or inefficiencies are identified through processes and/or technology to increase efficiency.
  • Other duties as assigned.





Minimum/Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications, Digital Technologies discipline or similar applicable field is required; Master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in leading and management of a diverse team
  • 5+ years of journalism, next-generation digital and visual storytelling, video production, business development, and creative direction experience is required. An editorial background and possessing a strong editorial sensibility is highly preferred.
  • Proven success in establishing relationships, being a high bandwidth communicator, with a track record of excellent collaboration


Additional Requirements:

  • Travel: may on occasion need to travel, up to 20%
  • Solid organizational and project management skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Possess exceptional communications skills.
  • Client and business environment, Customer service orientation is a must. Job pressure may exist.
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Strong presentation and consulting skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs.




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