Social Impact Strategist

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) | New York, NY

Posted here September 10


Job Description

The CAA Social Impact team services outside entities that wish to establish or improve their social impact, using resources to bring their social mission to life. We advise clients in this area through a process of discovering where their philanthropic passions lie and understanding where they want to effect change. CAA then designs a comprehensive, start-to-finish strategy that can shift principles into action. This position will support the teams’ priorities servicing clients ranging from client service, strategy development/execution, and creative team management.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a lead strategist on existing and new business

  • Conduct research, create ideas, and prepare detailed plans to advise blue chip brands

  • Interact directly with clients to manage expectations and met deadlines

  • Research and analyze the strategies, policies, and programs of new and existing clients

  • Prepare decks and materials for new business opportunities

  • Prepare new business proposals in an expedited window

  • Travel to various cities to work with clients supporting new and existing business

  • Act as an internal and external representative for CAA’s Social Impact policies and projects

  • Work across the agency to find new opportunities

  • Represent the Social Impact team at internal events and meetings

  • Manage and train junior staff members

  • Help grow the Social Impact team’s network and visibility by attending conferences, CAA events, and functions

Qualifications

  • Minimum BA/BS from an accredited University or College required

  • Minimum 5 years, with at least 2 years of brand strategy experience

  • Background in corporate social responsibility required

  • Account Management and/or management consultant experience required

  • Must have prior experience writing briefs and be prepared to share writing samples

  • Entertainment knowledge and understanding of the pop culture landscape preferred

  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Ability to travel extensively and attend work events outside normal business hours on an as needed basis

Desired Traits

  • Best-in-class client servicing and relationship building

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Skilled in secondary research with the ability to gather data and synthesize insights across brand categories and the entertainment industry

  • Detail-oriented and extremely organized

  • Must be adept at problem solving and thinking quick on his/her feet

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • Ability to maintain a strict level of confidentiality when dealing with high profile clients

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