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Associate Brand Strategist

Finch Brands, a real-world brand consultancy, is seeking an Associate Brand Strategist to assist in managing an important and diverse workflow of client engagements. In this role, the candidate will assist complex, multi-phase marketing research and brand strategy engagements. The role will report to the VP of Brand Strategy.


  • Account and project management – the “go-to” for all client related operational and executional needs while ensuring delivery maintains in scope, on time, and of high-quality
  • Create and maintain project timeline to ensure on-time delivery of all project milestones
  • Schedule and lead logistics for all client calls, interviews, focus groups, internal working sessions, etc.
  • Conduct secondary research analysis and lead a review of findings to build a foundation for the brand strategy
  • Conduct in-depth interviews and share out qualitative insights and implications
  • Program quantitative surveys
  • Schedule weekly resources for the creative deliverables needed and lead creative reviews
  • Support Brand Strategist/Director on primary research, insights, and brand strategy


Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in fields spanning business, marketing, advertising, or sociology
  • 2+ years experience managing complex multiphase projects in a client-facing role
  • Project management- ability to handle multiple strategy/research projects at once

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, MARS, Urban Outfitters, Target, and more.

Recent Finch Brands clients include AmeriGas, Comcast, CubeSmart, Procter & Gamble, and Jack Daniel’s. Proud generalists, we work across consumer/B2B/non-profit sectors.

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Track record of managing complex projects with design deliverables from idea through execution
  • Ability to handle multiple major client projects at once (average 5-6)
  • Ability to perform, problem-solve, and manage multiple priorities in a very fast-paced environment
  • Ability to draft and program questionnaires and other research activities - both qual and quant
  • High proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and MS Excel are an absolute must - including data manipulation, formulas, lookups, formatting, and chart creation
  • History of working in the trenches in data analysis and reporting
  • Ability to perform, problem-solve, and manage multiple priorities in a very fast-paced environment
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
  • Flexible and solutions-oriented
If you share a relentless passion for results, we want to hear from you.

To apply, please send your resume to info@finchbrands.com with the subject line "Associate Brand Strategist Application."

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