The Senior Strategist is responsible for leading, building and maintaining productive and profitable client relationships. This includes leading project teams and work, providing strategic counsel that leads to increased budgets and stronger client relationships, and supporting Brilliant Ink’s efforts to identify and pursue new opportunities for growth. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead major client engagements and projects in partnership with account team to deliver best-in-class solutions
  • Provide strategic oversight of Brilliant Ink client accounts and project teams to ensure we are delivering outstanding service
  • Partner with the Project Management Office (PMO) to ensure project is staffed and paced appropriately
  • Manage and direct external vendors and contractors on behalf of clients
  • Take the big-picture view to develop strategic goals, predict outcomes and direct efforts for the best results
  • Develop knock-your-socks-off writing, content and materials on behalf of our clients
  • Serve as the quality seal of approval on client projects and deliverables, including overseeing materials and the work product of the support team
  • Nurture strong and mutually respectful client relationships, while identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow existing client accounts
  • Manage time effectively to maintain project profitability
  • Take an active role in Brilliant Ink marketing and business development efforts, including developing marketing materials (e.g., blog posts, white papers) and new business proposals

Requirements

HOW WE WORK:

Brilliant Ink is a fast-paced, collaborative environment where every voice matters and every person contributes to our collective success. Those who thrive in this role are:

  • Enthusiastic, motivated and scrappy — aka, they’re not afraid to roll up their sleeves and raise their hand to take on new projects
  • Flexible and resourceful — they enjoy working on a variety of projects at any given time, operating in the gray and learning as they go
  • Ready to represent Brilliant Ink in interactions with our clients, meaning an unwavering commitment to client service, accuracy and quality in everything they do
  • Confident enough to give guidance and direction, but also flexible enough to know when to yield and meet the needs of the client’s culture
  • Energized by teamwork — we’re a close-knit group of professionals who care deeply about what we do and truly have FUN working with people who share our commitment!
  • Proactive in identifying potential roadblocks or challenges and, most importantly, bringing them to the table with potential solutions
  • Eager to share key learnings, successes and other insights with the team to evolve agency processes and practices
  • Experienced in leading internal comms and/or HR projects with clients, either in-house, at an agency or as an independent consultant (ideally 5-10 years of experience)
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Smartsheet and time-tracking tools
  • Have strong attention to detail, organization and accuracy, and exceptional time-management skills
  • Actively demonstrate Brilliant Ink’s values by:
    • Being human: They put people first, amplify all voice, and bring their whole selves to work
    • Leading the way: They own their expertise and share key learnings, successes and other insights with the team, challenge themselves and others to think big and develop themselves deliberately
    • Staying curious: They create possibility for all, research the unknown and are committed to a growth mindset

WE WANT YOU TO KNOW

  • Our values are at the core of everything we do — if they align with your personal values, then chances are you’ll love working with our team!
  • We’re open to this role being based in any location in the US as long as you’re willing to work within our client’s time zone expectations
  • We strive to maintain a work-life balance and a flexible schedule – if at all possible, we do not expect you to respond to requests during non-working hours
  • People of color, women and those who identify as LGBTQ+ are encouraged to apply
  • Brilliant Ink does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law. Brilliant Ink’s policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria.

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Training & Development
  • Work From Home

Apply here.