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Average years of experience to become Associate Strategy Director? Then Strategy Director?

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Every time I hear a request to create a GTM plan my eyes cross. It seems everyone is asking for different things when they use that term. Any go bys or examples you can link or send my way? Thanks so … more

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Would starting at a big agency as an associate account exec be a good route to get into strategy?

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This might not be possible but if I’m moonlighting to add to my roster of experience and clients bc my current place stinks, how do I show that on my resume without prospective employers thinking I’m … more

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Made it to part 5 of an interview for a strategy gig that I really want! I’m smitten with the company/culture and excited about potentially moving into strategy. This is my first strategy interview … more

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This is the 5th time in the last 12 months I have told senior management that I need help with my workload. If I hear 'you need to learn to manage your time better' or 'it's like this … more

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Hello. Does anyone have any recommendations for a research company that can help me do some quick video diary type activities? Thank you in advance!

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In a world of virtual pitching, what’s the best way you’ve seen/heard agencies stand out “in the room”?

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What skills are a must have to get a job in strategic marketing?

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I’m finding that after landing a job, my imposter syndrome has spiked and I keep having to remind myself that I was hired for a reason. How do I know if I’m doing a good job? Or that my voice matters?

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damn its so challenging to recruit strategist at the moment.

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I’m working with com strategists and brand strategists all the time, but I’m curious what does a design strategist do?

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Having trouble articulating the various strategic workstreams to the account team. Is this normal? I have walked them through briefs, proposals, market research, created roadmaps, but it’s still not c… more

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In one sentence, how would you describe the definition of an “insight” to someone outside of account planning/strategy? In one sentence, how would you describe an “insight” to a fellow planner/strate… more

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Any tips for a junior strategist looking to switch from client-side to agency? It’s a bit hard to find positions. I’ve done my best to list equatable skills on my resume of quant and qual research, in… more

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Thoughts on working at Siegel + Gale? Or thoughts on how they’re doing right now?

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Best place to find freelance brand strategists for a smaller company? Are there any specific websites? Thanks so much in advance!

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Hello strategic fish! Question — what do your books look like? Case studies? Briefs? Silly q, but I’m genuinely curious.

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Anyone else have a 'WTF am I even doing?' existential career crisis around the Senior Strat level? And what did you do about it. #help

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SVP level strategist with 12 yoe and a few awards from both agency and brand side work. NYC, white female. What should my rate be for a freelance project with an agency? Probably about 5-7 days of wor… more

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What’s the ballpark $ range for strategy directors in SF? What’s the minimum salary to be able to rent a decent place there without a roommate (and maybe get a car)?

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Hi strategists!! What masters do you recommend to expand and add value to your career? I feel that the industry is becoming more competitive…or maybe I just need to expand my horizons. Any recommendat… more

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Social strats isn’t there like a best practices guide Instagram and the other put out, updated regularly for their site and made for advertisers? Or is it just product updates? Do you need to have a c… more

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If you were unemployed and straight out of undergrad, which would you choose? Denver Ad School’s 5 Quarter (50 weeks total) Strat program, or Miami Ad’s 12-Week Strat Bootcamp?

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Any open junior positions anyone knows of (Denver/remote)? I've been finding it difficult getting a junior position, been interviewing for a few months now. 1 YOE, B.S. BA - Digital Marketing

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At my new spot not only do I not get client briefs but vast majority of the time I’m not given the opportunity to do creative briefs. I’m asked to just brief off of things like positioning decks for a… more

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What are the best NY based agencies right now to learn how to be a kick ass strategist?

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Any recommendations for best practice or company/tool for measuring brand awareness before and after a tv campaign?

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Junior and mid-level strategists… how client facing are you? Do you present to clients?

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Never forget Garyee has millions of followers on Twitter Byron Sharp has a mere 20,000

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In taking over our strat dept I’m overhauling our recruitment plan with HR, but curious to hear opinions on interview exercises for mid and senior level folks. I’ve always had to do them in intervi… more

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I’m an AE at an agency in NYC about to make the transition to Strategy. Not sure yet what my title will be exactly but how much should I expect to make as a Junior Strategist or Strategist in pharma? … more

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New director here 👋🏼 Finding that the hardest part is believing you’re the director….any tips for how to make the transition into Director smooth and successful?

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What is the best way to find out if a career in Strategy is right for you?

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Does anyone ever feel like they have to do ALL the thinking for their team? I know as strategists, we’re the secret sauce to a lot of goings-on with brands. However, I sometimes feel like folks on my … more

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I'm ready to make the jump to the brand side. Does anyone know of any recruiters that are worth engaging with to help with the transition? Any recos are greatly appreciated!

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Hello strategy friends! I am ten years into my career, 2nd year CD/CW. Most places I’ve worked rarely had traditional strategists so I always sort of did the upfront work. Now, I’m finding myself way … more

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I’ve seen a lot mixed comments about FCB Chicago lately. Anyone know what their strategy department is like these days? Does it vary by client team?

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