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LaPlaca Cohen
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LaPlaca Cohen seeks a full-time Strategist to lead and support a dynamic range of Strategy projects, from visioning and positioning to quantitative and qualitative research. The Strategist will be an integral member of a close-knit Strategy team, a role that requires enthusiastic teamwork, adventurous thinking, and powerful writing, research, and presentation skills.

As a strategic consultancy for the creative economy, we solve complex problems facing the field today, from building the relevance and impact of culture in our society to fostering more authentic and meaningful relationships with audiences and communities. We work alongside corporate, foundational, and non-profit organizations to envision their greatest futures, find inventive solutions to their most pressing challenges, and develop programs and paradigms that will shape the future of culture.

We are dedicated to expansive, multidisciplinary, collaborative solutions, so we welcome applicants from all disciplines, backgrounds, and experience levels who could make a powerful contribution to our work.


Responsibilities include:

·     Lead Strategy projects, such as positioning and visioning, mission and vision statement development, strategic planning, and audience development strategies.

·     Contribute to Culture Track, LaPlaca Cohen’s ongoing national research study and multi-channel platform aimed at understanding the perceptions, motivators, barriers, and trends that are shaping the future of culture.

·     Conduct and analyze investigative research, including qualitative, quantitative, market & field research, and competitive analysis.

·     Facilitate interactive client work sessions, workshops, and presentations.

·     Synthesize complex topics into easily digestible, actionable, and inspiring deliverables.

·     Coordinate new business proposals, pitches, and research that help us proactively seek inspiring opportunities for new projects and partnerships.

·     Contribute to the growing cultural knowledge base of LaPlaca Cohen, keeping a pulse on field-wide developments in the cultural sector and beyond, and infusing our work with new and energizing ideas.

·     Inform and influence firm-wide thought leadership initiatives, which can include strategies for presenting and disseminating our work in creative ways, interdisciplinary workshops and dialogues, identifying strategic partnerships, researching tactics for reaching changing audiences, and identifying new ways of activating our work in order to ensure impact.


Role Requirements:

·     Inspired, creative, rigorous, outside-the-box thinking.

·     Exceptional leadership, presentation, writing, research, and communication skills.

·     Mature and self-motivated style of working.

·     Team-player who thrives on collaboration and brainstorming.

·     Ability to synthesize and visualize information and insights into compelling presentations.

·     Dedication to and passion for the cultural and creative world, whether that be visual arts, public space, design, performing arts, and/or architecture.

·     Multidisciplinary background (preference for those who have deep knowledge of a selection of the following fields: entrepreneurial business, brand strategy, visual arts, public space, performing arts, architecture and design, graphic design, design strategy, consulting, website and social media strategy, marketing, advertising, digital strategy, market research).

·     4-7 years of full-time professional experience.

·     A graduate degree is a plus.

·     Knowledge of Keynote and Adobe InDesign is a plus.


About LaPlaca Cohen

At LaPlaca Cohen, we believe that creativity can help build a deeper understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world around us. And we work with all types of organizations whose purpose is to create and share these types of experiences, no matter what form they take.

We believe in cultivating meaningful innovation and impact, and harnessing the integrity and empathy required to do so. Together, we can achieve more, dream bigger, and see new possibilities.

For over 25 years, we have been privileged to serve as thought partners for the creative economy, working with an unrivaled roster of leading museums, performing arts organizations, educational institutions, architecture firms, and foundations to ensure the enduring impact of culture and creativity in the 21st century and beyond.

To learn more about our work, please visit us at www.laplacacohen.com 

LaPlaca Cohen seeks a full-time Strategist to lead and support a dynamic range of Strategy projects, from visioning and positioning to quantitative and qualitative research. The Strategist will be an integral member of a close-knit…

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Location

520 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10012

How to Apply

·     Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@laplacacohen.com and indicate “Strategist” in the subject line.

·     This is a full-time, New York City-based position (currently remote), with a February 2021 start date.

·     Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@laplacacohen.com and indicate “Strategist” in the subject line.

·     This is a full-time, New York City-based position…

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