Godfrey Dadich Partners (GDP) combines the best of brand, journalism, design, marketing, and digital to build compelling and emotive brand stories. Our group includes Upstatement, a digital product studio, and Ghost Note, a brand and community creative studio. 

The director of growth will understand, implement, and lead GDP’s business growth strategy to enable the group to grow, thrive, and maintain a healthy financial position within the marketplace. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can work independently—and collaboratively with key executive leaders from GDP and Upstatement. This individual will be responsible for identifying and implementing new growth opportunities.

This role is based in New York City and is in-person at our 395 Hudson Street studio.

The Role
This is a critical, permanent position based out of our New York studio. Regular travel to both Boston and San Francisco will be required.

As our Director of Growth, you will orchestrate our company's growth strategy, ensuring it not only aligns with but elevates our group’s brand narrative, financial health, and market position. By melding strategic foresight with a deep understanding of market dynamics, you'll lead our group toward sustained creative and financial success.

  • Lead and innovate across the entire growth spectrum, from business development to strategic partnerships.
  • Strategize and execute a business development process that aligns with our core objectives and long-term vision.
  • Unlock opportunities for the group, our clients, and our teams through insightful market analysis and growth initiatives.
  • Communicate the value of our growth strategies, gaining buy-in from internal and external stakeholders and guiding our narrative in the marketplace.
  • Navigate the complexities of market trends, competitive landscapes, and client needs with a strategic and empathetic approach.

Leaders who thrive in this role are strategic visionaries, embodying our core values of optimism, inclusivity, and innovation. We believe in the power of diverse perspectives and are committed to fostering a culture where everyone feels supported and valued.

Why Join Us
Godfrey Dadich Partners stands at the intersection of brand storytelling, journalism, and digital innovation. We are committed to creating a better future through our work and culture.

  • Impact through innovation: Work on projects that matter, with a focus on creating enduring value for our clients and their audiences.
  • Empowerment and growth: Thrive in an environment that champions creative ownership, encourages experimentation, and supports your professional development.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: Join a team that values different perspectives and is dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone belongs.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive business impact: Lead our growth initiatives focusing on strategic and financial outcomes. You'll ensure we're positioned for success from pipeline management to proposal development.
  • Engage and develop relationships: Build and maintain long-term partnerships with clients, stakeholders, and the internal team. Your expertise will foster trust and open new avenues for collaboration.
  • Research and strategize: Deep dive into market analysis, identifying opportunities that align with our strategic goals. Your insights will shape our approach to growth and market positioning.
  • Lead by example: Manage and mentor a team of dedicated professionals, fostering an environment of learning, innovation, and excellence.
  • Continuously improve: Elevate our growth strategies through ongoing refinement, learning from each success and setback to drive forward more effectively.

About You

  • 8-10+ years of experience in a leadership role within the agency landscape in a customer-facing sales/business development role, managing teams and clients
  • A strategic thinker with a deep understanding of the client’s customers, competitors, marketplace, and business challenges
  • An empathetic leader with a commitment to fostering a collaborative and inclusive team environment.
  • An exceptional written and verbal communicator capable of inspiring confidence and articulating strategic visions to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Innovative and proactive, with a keen eye for leveraging market trends and data to drive decision-making.
  • Relationship-oriented with proven success in building and maintaining long-term client relationships
  • Autonomous and self-actualized while also enjoying teamwork team building
  • Experienced with CRM software and data analysis tools.
  • Action-oriented with the ability to quickly identify, prioritize, and execute opportunities and tasks
  • Experienced negotiator with the ability to create shared value with negotiation partners, capture value for the group, and mitigate key risks
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and can confidently define a valuable role while contributing to existing processes
  • BA or equivalent experience 

Join us in shaping the future of the GDP group and the landscape in which we operate. Apply now to bring your unique skills to our dynamic team.

GDP is an organization dedicated to ideas, processes, and vision. But we know that true success comes from people. We’re always looking for new collaborators who believe optimism is a strategy for making a better future, and we recognize that great stories come from people with all backgrounds and experiences. We’re committed to building a more diverse and inclusive team; we value different points of view and welcome unconventional paths. If your experience doesn’t entirely conform to the qualifications listed above, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the GDP team.

The anticipated pay range for this role is $175,000 - $200,000.

This is the salary range that Godfrey Dadich Partners believes is appropriate for this position at the time of this posting. Our salary offers take into consideration the skills and experience a candidate brings, pay equity across similar roles within GDP, and the market rate for similar roles outside of GDP. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant, along with the requirements of the position. The company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. GDP is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and also offers comprehensive health and wellbeing benefits, personal and professional development, and career growth opportunities.

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