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Senior Strategist

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Whole Whale
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 17 days ago

Senior Strategist

Our Senior Strategist will manage multiple nonprofit client relationships and work across different Whole Whale teams and projects. With a focus on account leadership, the Senior Strategist will work closely with the Content Marketing, Advertising, and Analytics teams to develop, implement, and measure digital marketing campaigns and strategies for our nonprofit clients. You are inherently curious, insight-driven, a delegation master, and a strong communicator. 


Location: Currently, our entire team is working remotely with plans to reopen our office in Brooklyn, NY when it is safe to return, approximately in late 2021 or early 2022. The health and safety of our team is a core priority. This position will start remotely with the expectation to work in our Brooklyn office when we reopen. 

Responsibilities

Client Account Leadership

  • Serve as the main point of contact for 3-5 nonprofit clients; lead regular meetings, set client expectations, answer questions, guide strategy, present reports and deliverables, and communicate progress on projects
  • Provide a 30K foot view for clients to best leverage Whole Whale’s digital marketing capabilities to help them make progress towards their impact goals; translate client goals into tasks that can be supported by the broader Whole Whale team
  • Lead project management for assigned clients; define project objectives, set timelines, and work with team members to delegate work relevant to their expertise to meet project milestones and deadlines
  • Be a partner and advocate for clients internally and find ways to deliver quality service and support, exceed their expectations, and increase their digital impact
  • Lead web video and in-person trainings and presentations on topics related to digital impact measurement, analytics, content marketing, and other areas of expertise

Digital Strategy

  • Lead impact mapping and own high-level strategy and vision for how our nonprofit clients can best leverage all facets of their digital marketing to further their impact goals
  • Craft digital campaigns, communications, marketing, and fundraising plans that provide strategic and tactical direction for nonprofit partners
  • Ensure high quality client-facing deliverables and depth of strategic thinking across various Whole Whale digital marketing disciplines (SEO, Advertising, Analytics, etc.)
  • Translate data into action and use analytics tools to answer client questions, identify relevant insights, and better inform their overall digital efforts
  • Become an expert -- While 70% of this job will be account leadership, the other 30% will have you develop deeper expertise in one or more of Whole Whale service areas (Content Marketing, SEO, Email, Fundraising, Advertising, UX, Creative Campaigns, etc.)

Thought Leadership & Management

  • Stay up to date on new digital marketing strategies, opportunities, and tools to support client success and keep the team informed
  • Create recommendations and training documents for clients and partners
  • Support on ongoing business development and partnerships for Whole Whale, including participating in prospecting pitches and drafting proposals 
  • Take part in additional internal processes including voting on client projects, building WW culture, cultivating internal expertise, and managing other internal systems
  • Potentially serve as manager for marketing associates, fellows, or part-timers as needed
  • Write and edit articles and guides on relevant nonprofit issues and opportunities that interest you

Qualifications

  • Strong project management skills with a high bar for rigor, quality, and integrity; Comfort moving seamlessly from big picture strategy to tactical implementation
  • Knowledge and experience in nonprofit digital marketing, communications, or fundraising
  • Demonstrated success managing client and/or partner relationships
  • Some fluency with common digital marketing tools, including Google Analytics, CMS (e.g. WordPress, Drupal), email platforms (e.g. Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor), CRM (e.g. Salesforce, Hubspot), and donor management (e.g. Neon, Blackbaud, Give Lively)
  • Content writing & copywriting experience and an editorial eye a plus
  • Creative and driven by a need to continuously iterate, think outside the box, and try new things to deliver even better results
  • Embody WW values of curious, honest, positive, efficient, analytical, empathetic, and mission-driven
  • Do-er with a desire to learn -- Seriously, we know that everyone starts from somewhere and we're interested in people eager to learn!
  • You’re passionate about social causes and believe in the mission of Whole Whale and the clients we support: Wholewhale.com/clients

Senior Strategist

Our Senior Strategist will manage multiple nonprofit client relationships and work across different Whole Whale teams and projects. With a focus on account leadership, the Senior Strategist will work closely with the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Salary + Benefits

Salary for this role is $52,000 with possible room for negotiation depending on experience.

Every full-time hire undergoes a three-month “swim test” but is eligible to enroll in core benefits like health, vision, and dental care right away. At the end of three months, you’ll unlock all of Whole Whale’s awesome benefits for full-time employees including: 

  • Annual profit share: A percentage of profits are shared as a 401k distribution to full-time employees who qualify. This has historically equated to approximately 10% of base salary.
  • Health, vision, dental care: Health, vision, and dental premiums fully covered in one option along with additional plans to meet your needs.
  • Unlimited PTO: Minimum of 10 vacation or sick days must be taken each year. We count work getting done - not working days. 
  • Commission: Whalers can earn a 5% commission fee up to $5,000 for any new business they generate.
  • Technology budget: New Whalers get a $1,200 tech setup budget for a computer and equipment as needed. Presently, Whole Whale is also providing extra equipment to facilitate work-from-home productivity.
  • Learning budget: $1,000 a year to spend on approved educational activities, books, classes, or conferences. We’re serious about learning. 
  • Wellness budget: $150 a year to spend on enhancing your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Cell phone: Whole Whale covers phone costs up to $700/year for any whalers who choose to join the company Verizon phone plan. 
  • 401k with 4% company match: Whole Whale matches up to 4% of salary contribution. 
  • Whale abroad month: After 2.5 years at Whole Whale, full-time employees have the opportunity to work abroad for up to one month. Includes a reduced 4-day work week and up to $2,500 towards the trip cost (reputable remote work partners provided).
  • Paid parental leave: New parents can take up to 12 weeks of paid leave to be with their new child. After that, up to 3 months of unpaid leave or flexible time can be arranged.
  • In-office perks when we reopen:
  • Staff retreat: Twice a year the team goes on a staff retreat for team-building and goal-setting activities. The Poconos and upstate NY have been popular destinations.
  • Office snacks: We keep a fully stocked kitchen in our Brooklyn-based office, including unlimited tea and coffee and other mid-meal snacks
  • Pet-friendly office: Pups are welcome in the office! Treats provided
  • Work from home Fridays


Salary + Benefits

Salary for this role is $52,000 with possible room for negotiation depending on experience.

Every full-time hire undergoes a three-month “swim test” but is eligible…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
55 Prospect St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

How to Apply

To apply

Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@wholewhale.com with the subject line “Senior Strategist 2021”. In your cover letter, please detail any experience you have with digital marketing and project management, and address these questions: 

  • What’s a social impact campaign that you admire, and why?
  • What’s an organization that you think should work with Whole Whale and in what ways?


Whole Whale is an impact-driven B-corp digital agency that is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. We strongly encourage candidates who identify as people of color, people with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ to apply. Please note that this job posting will be live through April 2021. The application process will include 3 Zoom video interviews, an exercise showing sample work, and reference checks. Candidate applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply

Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@wholewhale.com with the subject line “Senior Strategist 2021”. In your cover letter, please detail any experience you have with digital…

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