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Director of Strategy – NYC

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King & Partners – We create timeless yet transformational work for the world’s most interesting brands. With an equal focus on incredible ideas and meticulous execution we deliver out-of-the-box thinking for brand transformation and growth.

The Director of Strategy is an experienced brand and creative leader with a proven history of building brands, leading and nurturing  junior team members and constantly delivering creative ideas across a wide range of brands.

We envision this person to serve as our primary strategic and conceptual lead across all projects. We’re looking for someone who can effectively partner with clients and deliver smart, thought-provoking strategies and insights from start to finish. They are thrilled with the idea of collaborating with other disciplines such as design, copywriting and account management to create high quality work, leading strategy presentations and conversations and growing junior to senior strategists to help them become the best strategists. 



Lead the strategy team to develop smart, effective strategies that ultimately align with client goals.

Partner with creative and technology team members to ensure K&P consistently delivers high quality work.

Lead strategy presentations across brand positioning, brand messaging, campaigns, social media, and digital.

Oversee brand strategy for clients – always providing fresh ideas and initiatives to evolve client relationships.

Maintain a pulse on the team’s growth and development by facilitating 1:1’s, providing feedback, instituting measurable goals and creating opportunities to improve their skill sets and conceptual and strategic thinking, etc.

Conduct competitive research and pull compelling insights from data, research, and observations.

Encourage thought leadership and promote relevant cultural trends as a source of inspiration for the strategy team.

Provide messaging and copy thought-starters for campaigns, brand messaging, etc. as needed.



7+ years of experience in a strategy leadership role within a creative agency, particularly focused on brand building and transformation.

Proven experience with leading strategic branding building initiatives across many industries.

Demonstrated experience and passion for leading high-performing teams.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Comfortable presenting and communicating with clients.

Must be a great collaborator and creative partner while being able to operate independently.



A fun, creative and collaborative work environment
Flexible office / remote working
Medical, dental, vision
401K plus company matching
15 vacation days, 5 sick days
Education stipend



The compensation range for this position is between $140,000 – $200,000. The salary will commensurate with the candidate’s overall work experience. 


At King & Partners, we believe in having a diverse team of talented and experienced individuals that constantly question how we can do things differently and how we can do things better. We are an equal opportunity employer who believes in the power of diversity and designing a workplace that embraces a myriad of perspectives.