Who we are
Droga5, part of Accenture Song, is a creative agency with offices in New York, London, Tokyo and São Paulo. From integrated communications and experience innovation to business design, Droga5 exists to build and sustain the most influential brands of the 21st century through creativity. Droga5 was founded in 2006 and has been recognized as Agency of the Year more than 25 times and was named both Ad Age and Adweek’s Agency of the Decade (2010–2019). Visit Droga5.com or @droga5 on all social platforms to get to know us better.
As a Group Strategy Director at Droga5, you are the hub around which strategy on the account rotates, managing content and process with Data and Comms. You set the bar for how excellent our strategic product is, and you help those more junior to reach that bar. You’re highly respected by the client and creatives for delivering strategic thinking that answers their business problems, and for being a champion of our creative excellence as an agency.
You are adept at managing multiple projects and clients to a very high degree of quality. You can run a pitch, and you are an inspirational presenter. You’re a voice of authority within the agency, and you push the strategic discipline forward. Most importantly, you’re an Inclusive leader demonstrating a high degree of cultural and emotional intelligence that leads to effective collaboration across many different working styles and perspectives. You know how to empower others and create a genuine sense of team cohesion to drive the agency’s strategic agenda forward.
Lead the brand and communications direction of an account in partnership with the Group Account Director and Group Creative Director
Architect long-term business and brand strategies for largest clients
Generate excitement around an array of creative opportunities and champion creativity in the client organization
Champion the brand purpose and ensure that it lives across all key touch-points and communications
Identify new opportunities for great work beyond the brief / additional opportunities for the growth of assigned accounts
Establish strong and influential relationships with internal members of senior leadership across disciplines and departments (Creative, Communications Strategy and Account Management)
Maintain close relationship with most senior clients
Develop the skills of and mentor junior team members
Frame thinking and place in its proper context by:
Isolating the real business problems a brand and communications can affect
Isolating the roles of the brand, communication and communication channels within business plans—thinking for tomorrow and not just today
Deeply understanding the client business and what makes it tick
7+ years of brand strategy or relatable experience in a creative agency setting, with experience leading pieces of business and pitches or adjacent industry experience
Demonstrated mastery and proven track record of delivering creatively inspiring, business-driving briefs
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience
Proven strategic leader with examples of exceptional creative output
Experience leading teams
Experience as a trusted advisor to C-suite executives
Demonstrated expertise of managing complex brand portfolios
Demonstrated mastery of managing communication plans that support all verticals of the business and their respective unique needs
Exceptional awareness of culture and influences
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
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