At MullenLowe, we believe great minds don’t think alike. They disagree, collide and wrestle it down in the name of making work that actually works. We celebrate those who swim outside their lanes and defy expectations to shape our clients’ brands and drive their business. And while our expertise and perspectives are varied, we’re united in our quest to use creativity to solve tomorrow’s problems in new ways.

We invite everyone who works with us or for us to join the fight for progress. We produce more than innovative work and business results. We generate ideas, conversations, and actions that strengthen lives and unite communities. And we’re committed to working with partners who want to drive that positive change together.


 

Position Overview

Looking for a hungry, curious and judicious Senior Communications Strategist for our office. The ideal candidate is a skilled problem solver and hungry to build great ideas with creatives and the brand strategy team. They should thrive on exploring changing consumer behavior, cultural trends, and competitive insights to discover new innovative solutions. They have an endless curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit.

This role plays a big part in our determination to bring the best of our craft to great ideas, and as such, this person should bring a creative and open-minded spirit to their work.

Responsibilities

  • Works on their own and as part of a team, including leading more junior team members.
  • Defines the client's brand and business problem in the context of a communications challenge we can solve.
  • Identifies the right tools to investigate the challenge, from internal resources to syndicated tools, to proprietary research and partner data.
  • Designs, fields, and analyzes primary research, having the ability to write clear, well thought-out and intriguing questions that will lead to fresh and disruptive insights.
  • Synthesizes multiple forms of data into innovative and actionable communication strategies and go-to-market ideas.
  • Communicates ideas in ways that guide and inspire.
  • Creates consumers journeys and bring target audiences to life by analyzing multiple data sources, including primary, syndicated, and third-party research.
  • Must be able to help push and guide the creative work - pushing for ideas-led, integrated solutions beyond the obvious.
  • Build out systems of work, responsible for the full funnel.
  • Seamlessly works with teams across disciplines, building upon and uniting work under a holistic communications plan.
  • Understands of all channels and disciplines with the ability to develop ideas and strategies across all consumer touchpoints.
  • Familiarity with most major syndicated tools, both strategic planning and consumer insight, as well as social listening and affinity-based tools, including CrimsonHexagon, Brandwatch, Helixa, Affinio.

The work is never perfect, so how could we ask that of our applicants? What we do seek out at MullenLowe are original thinkers with a thing for unconventional ideas that solve tomorrow’s big problems. Is that you? Check doubt at the door and apply for the roles that will excite and challenge you in new ways.


Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

EEOC Statement: 

At MullenLowe U.S., we believe openness is fundamental to creativity. We’re open to different approaches, perspectives, and ways of thinking that come from working with people from diverse cultures, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, and we don’t believe we can get to the best place creatively without them. We strongly encourage women; Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals; LGBTQ+ individuals; people with disabilities; people of all ages and religion; members of ethnic minorities; foreign-born residents; and veterans to apply.

 We do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Black At MullenLowe:

We signed a pledge with In For 13 to be the change we want to see in the advertising and production industry by elevating the representation, inclusion, and advancement of Black talent across our agency. We stand committed to this pledge and our goals to continually evolve into a workforce rich with diversity of thought, experiences, perspectives, and people.

You must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this role.

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: disabilityaccommodations@mullenlowe.com - please include your location in the subject line of your email (BOS, NY, LA, WNS)

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