The Cultural Consultancy team primary mandate is to transform a brand’s position in culture through setting a shared aspiration, establishing a foundational strategy, and then bringing it to life through a series of creative and editorial activation(s).

The Associate Strategy Director, Cultural Consulting will oversee and ensure the success of our top priority partnerships. You will deliver value to senior clients by acting as the gatekeeper to their brand, becoming their right-hand advisor in identifying opportunities and solving challenges, and overseeing Highsnobiety deliverables across Strategy, Creative, and Production.


  • Lead key strategic partnerships across the fashion and lifestyle space, acting as a consultant to senior clients and the overseer of Highsnobiety teams
  • Define and steer multi-year partnerships, including establishing shared goals, a partnership roadmap, work-streams and deliverables, and partnership KPIs
  • Build relationships with senior clients from C-Suite to SVPs providing POVs and recommendations on their business and brand, bringing in Highsnobiety specialists
  • Oversee and advise on the Highsnobiety team’s deliverables across Strategy, Creative, and Production
  • Work closely with Strategy Leads - Advising on strategic deliverables such as audience insights, brand bibles and positioning, creative briefs, go-to-market plans for product drops, etc
  • Partner with Creative, Production, and Editorial Teams as they execute creative activations, such as look books, collaborations, 360 campaigns – Participate in creative reviews, acting as a partner in creative production, etc
  • Proactively identify pivots, opportunities, and challenges based on client updates, consumer insights, and new information
  • Ensure client satisfaction and partnership success against the established partnership KPIs
  • Identify and recommend new up sell opportunities for the partnership
  • Partner with Brand Partnerships to shape pitches and statements of work for future clients
  • Strategic mindset across the US Cultural Consulting team, educating and coaching other functions


  • 4 - 7 years of experience as a strategist, account manager, or consultant at a marketing, creative, or consulting agency supporting luxury and lifestyle brands
  • Expert on end-to-end marketing funnel, from brand strategy, creative development, production, to measurement
  • Track record of successfully leading client engagements – manage clients, cross-functional teams, and deliverables
  • Strong ability to work closely with senior clients – advise with confidence, establish POVs, and push back when needed
  • Confidence and experience to establish POVs and make decisions – comfortable articulating a POV and challenging clients or teams
  • Strong leader with experience managing a team - setting a growth plan while delivering a high quality of team outputs
  • Able to work independently and managing workload, priorities and delegation as needed
  • Self-starter, capable of working in an ambiguous fast paced environment
  • An effective communicator - excellent written communication and presentation skills with the ability to create persuasive POVs, compelling narratives and influence decisions
  • Enjoys managing ambiguity, with a positive attitude towards embrace new challenges
  • A strong sense of what Highsnobiety represents, with a passion for popular culture, lifestyle, luxury, fashion, music, etc


  • A comprehensive COVID-19 remote work plan and related sustainable business model, (3 days in office/2 days remote)
  • A bright and spacious Design office, which reflects our brand and focuses on employee well-being
  • Motivating, international and creative work atmosphere
  • High degree of responsibility, creativity, originality, independence and creative leeway
  • The opportunity to proactively shape a company and help build a global brand
  • Attractive employee benefits (e.g. monthly company events and various discounts)

Highsnobiety is a global community of independent-minded creatives & professionals: Every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression or genetic information.

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