We’re hiring in New York City.

We're on the lookout for talented professionals in NYC to join our team.

Your task.

Kettle is a team of thinkers, makers, and storytellers who love working together to create ambitious human-centric experiences. As our team is continuously growing, we are looking for talented Freelance Strategy Director to join the team.

We’d like to know that you can:

  • Plan, write and manage highly engaging digital and social campaigns for clients across all channels including web, mobile, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and more.
  • Thrive on the thrill of pitches and are driven to lead teams of designers, writers, developers and producers toward victory.
  • Create briefs that will inspire the design and tech teams to create great campaigns and digital products (websites, apps, etc.).
  • Design and lead creative and strategic brainstorms and workshops
  • Craft a compelling strategic narrative.
  • Communicate and interface with clients in a way that instill confidence in our work.
  • Expand your skills across multiple disciplines while remaining a passionate expert in strategy, communication and concept development.
  • Immerse yourself in the digital culture of daily life–not just your job.
  • Motivate and inspire teams with information and insight, while crafting it into a vision that drives brilliant concepts.
  • Understand the full life-cycle of products and campaigns. Your involvement in all stages of the project will ensure we set, hit and exceed our KPIs.

The right candidate should also have:

  • 6-8+ years of experience in strategy, product, campaign, account planning in an agency setting. This role is right for an established mid-level Strategist ready to make the jump to Senior Strategist.
  • Experience in leading and synthesizing various forms of research that leads to insight.
  • Strategic leadership: can lead projects and make sure the team is on track and on brief – without stifling creativity.
  • Must be a coach, a mentor and support system to junior level strategists and creative teams in the context of a project.
  • Ability to present and captivate an audience.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Insatiable curiosity for what’s happening in culture and the latest trends in social.
  • A strategic approach based on a balance between data driven and human insights.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment and be responsive to real time changes.
  • Knows how to have fun on the job - we’re lucky to get to do this stuff!
  • Experience with content execution and production is a plus.

A little about us:

An independent digital agency with offices in New York City and San Francisco. We’re a team of makers, doers, and passionate problem-solvers with a simple mission: to make tomorrow better. We spend countless hours tinkering and asking questions until we unequivocally know the product is in its purest, most elegant form. Our strengths are creating user-centric products, keeping it simple, and telling great stories. Our weaknesses are baked goods, french fries, and karaoke.

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