Brand Strategist

Position Description:
Finch Brands, a real-world branding consultancy, is seeking a Brand Strategist to manage an important and diverse workflow of client projects. In this role, the candidate will be a generalist leading complex, multi-phase consumer insights and brand strategy engagements, as well as the workflow for creative projects.

This is a critical position on the team and is ideal for someone with foundational client side brand / marketing / insights experience or strong instincts for strategy with an account/project management background (2 to 3 years of brand marketing or consumer / customer insights experience). The role is ideal for candidates who seek to expand their skills to become a stronger marketing and strategy generalist.

In this role you will build on your existing skills by learning and applying expertise in primary marketing research (quantitative & qualitative), high-level brand strategy (vision, mission, positioning, product service offerings, pricing, etc.), marketing planning, and managing creative execution (visual identity, brand collateral, advertising, etc.). We're looking for someone with a high motor and a high ceiling who can grow into a leadership role in time through outstanding performance.
Required Experience and Skills:
• Ability to perform and multi-task in a very fast-paced environment
• Ability to handle multiple major client projects at once (average 5-6)
• Experience in developing winning brand strategies and/or marketing programs
• Significant analytical ability with comfort working with data and an interest in managing quantitative and qualitative research projects
• Proven experience and a natural ability to “connect the dots” and drive toward big picture insights
• Experience managing complex projects with creative deliverables from idea through execution
• Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

Candidate Attributes:
• Self-starter mentality (Be a driver, not a passenger) with a strong bias for action
• A growth-oriented mindset and willingness to move beyond their current comfort zone to develop new skills
• A remarkable work ethic and superior attention to detail
• An ability to learn new things quickly
• Creates positive energy through a team-first attitude
• Collaborates effectively and has coworkers backs
• A natural curiosity regarding brands and business with a focus on delivering results

Interested Candidates:
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with a range of salary expectations to

Company Description:
Finch Brands is a real-world brand consultancy. We exist to help brands win when it matters most. We do this by blending insight, intuition, and creativity to shape brand strategy and drive people to action.

Founded in 1998 by the pioneering minds instrumental in the ascent of David's Bridal and IKEA, the Finch Brands team has extensive experience building, running and growing successful brands. Along with years of agency service, this includes important tenures at Campbell Soup, Kimberly-Clark, Disney, MARS, Urban Outfitters, Target, and more.

Recent Finch Brands clients include Conair, Jack Daniel's, Nutrisystem, Fathead, Samsung, the Philadelphia 76'ers, & ThinkGeek. Proud generalists, we work across consumer/B2B/non-profit sectors.

This role is highly visible within both Finch Brands and client engagements, with frequent interaction with firm leadership. The role will report to the VP of Brand & Marketing Strategy.
Finch Brands, 123 South Broad Street, Suite 2150, Philadelphia, PA, 19109, Phone: 215.413.2686