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What are the best/worst things about marketing agencies?

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Anyone hiring strategy directors/GSD/VPs? 12+ years integrated experience including global. Open to full time or freelance. Please feel free to DM me, thanks

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Does anyone recommend any degrees or certifications or anything of the sort that I could attach to my CV that makes me more marketable as a Strategist for jobs, raises and promotions?

Secon… more

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How is The Martin Agency these days?

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Hello! Any good resources on how to build a brand architecture deck / presentation ? Thanks.

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How’s the Strategy team at Laundry Service NY?

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Do you think there's any real benefit to being in the office as a strategist? I'm considering a hybrid role but my gut tells me to keep working remotely.

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What are some of the most prestigious awards focused on strategy?

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🌟 #HumbleBrag 🌟
Let's celebrate our wins! Share one accomplishment from this past month, big or small, that you can share with others for inspiration and self-congratulations!

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My agency got rid of publication subscriptions. Anyone have any free ones to slightly replace Ad Age, NYT and Washington post? Ty in advance

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I’ve been aiming to pivot to strategy for a while now and I’m finally starting to get some interviews. I’m excited but the nerves are setting in. What kind of questions can I expect in the initial int… more

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I recently took on a job in a small agency and I'm already burnt out. Our CEO constantly has us coming up with new ideas and projects that have nothing to do with our clients and is frequently tal… more

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Is anyone still hiring strategy folks remote? Is it even worth reaching out to agencies or recruiters in a metro area where I don’t currently live (tho same time zone, accessible by commuter flight)?

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If you work for a smaller independent agency (like WK for example), how did you get the job? Curious to understand how much is referral vs. recruiting vs. applications.

and IF it was appli… more

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what is the most important specialized skill a strategist should develop?

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What format of feedback review has worked for you all? I’ve had to ask my managers multiple times to set up a yearly or 6 month review to ensure I’m growing and they’ve asked me for a format. Would lo… more

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Does anyone have recommendations for shifting from Account Management to Strategy/Brand Strategy?

My work is getting monotonous and boring on the AE side, with most work being project manag… more

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Strategy directors - how many clients do you work on? Anyone else feel limited to a big account all day everyday? Feel like it’s tough/rare to be on multiple clients unless they’re all on the smaller … more

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Any great resources for graduating seniors looking into their first intern/Jr strategy position? Trying to gather resources for incoming Jrs this spring

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What are some of the best resources to find remote freelance roles?
- recently laid off digital/social strategist with12 years of experience

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What’s the difference between strategy/planning at an ad agency and a brand consulting firm (like Siegel+Gale/Wolff Olins)?

Could I go from advertising to brand consulting?

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Has anyone here left the advertising industry? Why did you do it and what are you doing now?

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Salary bands and years of experience for planner, senior and strategy directors in London?

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Does anyone have experience with JenCare, a subsidiary of ChenMed? I was approached by a recruiter for a corporate job and am wondering if this company is legit. Where is their home office? The job po… more

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Any NY agencies hiring at the SVP / Group Director level? Asking for a friend…

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Has anyone here ever been placed on a PIP and ended up staying with the company? My boss knows my poor performance was do to some things out of my control at home and seems supportive, but I'm sti… more

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Down to the final 2 candidates for an SD role. Last step is meeting F2F with the 2 people I've interviewed with virtually (CEO and deputy MD). What do you think I should expect / demonstrate durin… more

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Differences between traditional brand planning and digital/social?

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Any preferred methodology on how to run a brand positioning workshop?

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recently discovered i’m being considerably underpaid in my role from the now required salary posting in job listings & others in the same role on my team. annual review tomorrow is with a new mana… more

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🤝 Pay it Forward 🤝
What's the best advice you've ever received about your career in Strategy & Planning? Use this thread to share it and help out other Fish!

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Started a new job. Any advice on setting 30 60 90 days plan?

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Quick question on a work scenario :

I was on a piece of business that was lost and my boss was the strategic lead for (company P) HCP marketing

Same Agency has another piece of … more

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How are you all using ChatGPT in your work? I'm interested in incorporating it into what I do, but I don't really have any idea where to start.

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I peeked at some staffing plans for 2023 & saw my team put me as a “senior strategist” instead of just strategist. My annual review is coming up, so if it’s true and I do get the promotion what sa… more

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What's the salary band for SD in Miami?

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What are some great books about writing insights?

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New freelance opportunity! Beekman Social is looking for Social Strategists with a strong content creator background and experience working with high profile public figures. While we are a fully remot… more

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