SVP, Executive Strategy Director

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US-NY-New York
United States-NY-Codeword New York City
Strategy & Planning


WE Codeword is looking for a seasoned executive director to lead our growing strategy team, which comprises:


  • Digital strategy 
  • Content strategy 
  • Social media strategy 
  • Measurement and analytics 
  • Brand positioning 
  • Paid media planning 

We’re a communications agency that specializes in building audiences for brands, and reaching hard-to-reach communities of enthusiasts, nerds, influencers, and decision-makers. 


The perfect strategy director knows how to position a brand to connect with specific audiences, how to build a multichannel digital ecosystem for that brand/audience, and how to measure the effectiveness of the content that lives on those channels. We want someone who’s going to push our team and help us create and innovate on new social/content platforms, and experiment with new formats. 


You’ll be part of the senior leadership at WE Codeword, reporting directly to the partners and working across our client roster. Like every manager at WE Codeword, the strategy director should be comfortable with high-level thinking and leading a team, but enjoy rolling up your sleeves and executing, too.


If that sounds like you, let’s talk:



What you’ll be doing at WE Codeword:


  • Managing and mentoring our team of digital strategists and data analysts
  • Leading cross-functional teams (design, editorial, account, PR).  
  • Working directly with our top-tier roster of clients to define their objectives and and implement programs to achieve them. 
  • Helping WE Codeword grow the business, and contributing to our new business processes and agency marketing. 
  • Representing WE Codeword and being an advocate for smart work in the ad, tech, and media industries.
  • Keeping up on evolving social and content platforms, and staying current on media trends.
  • Providing proactive creative inspiration and best practices for our team and clients.




What you’ve been able to accomplish:


  • 12+ years of experience in the media, content, and/or social space
  • Skilled communicator, whether you’re presenting in a room, speaking on a stage, creating a deck, or writing an email. 
  • Demonstrated ability to translate marketing goals and narratives into executable strategy
  • Expertise in social media and new media platforms and best practices
  • Experience building integrated marketing strategies
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a managerial mindset, working well with a team and individually

Equal Opportunity Statement

A little about us:

WE Codeword is a fast-growing agency that combines content, media relations and thoughtful creativity to build effective communications programs. We work with the biggest and smallest tech companies in the world, and our clients trust us to launch their startups, run multi-channel campaigns, grow their user bases, and lead comprehensive PR and marketing initiatives. We're storytellers and brand engineers, and we love big ideas that serve a real purpose. 


WE Codeword is a proud member of the WE Worldwide network. We’re committed to an inclusive, diverse, equitable culture that values every team member and helps advance their careers. 


Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.


Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.





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