Updated: November 21, 2022
Location: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Job ID: 145244
Welcome to GSW Los Angeles (LA), the land where storytellers dream and WONDERMORE. WONDERMORE is our personal motto - our curiosity about audiences, brands and the world is what lets us deliver the best strategic thinking with provocation to successfully shape market categories, position and launch brands, and deliver unparalleled customer experiences.
This Strategy Director role merges foundational brand strategy and customer experience/engagement strategy to harness the skill of both worlds and grow your career in ways you have dreamed of. It’s where you’ll collaborate with senior team members (SVPs & VPs) to identify strong brand opportunities and craft inspirational POVs, briefs and engagement plans. It also includes being able to work with other team members spanning medical, media, data science, behavioral science and creative. Given our west coast presence and number of team members, this will be a highly visible role with cients and team that you can show the very best you have to offer.
GSW is a full-service healthcare communications agency that goes beyond advertising to create personalized brand experiences. We develop strategic marketing solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech and health-and-wellness clients around the world. We create experiences that involve, inspire, educate and activate people through ongoing brand journeys.
If you are a natural wonderer and the following are areas you can’t wait to:
At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.
As an experienced brand and CX strategist, our ideal candidate will have: 5-8+ years of experience in the following:
Qualities We Look For
Preference given to candidates with experience in:
GSW turns against the premise of doing the “same old.” Our culture is focused on collaborative, meaningful advertising and day-to-day interpersonal interaction. We value the diverse backgrounds of our team members, and everyone has the opportunity to provide input and be heard. GSW is comprised of creative, motivated individuals who are all here for a reason. We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency.
GSW is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.
Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.
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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)
As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job.
Discover what our more than 29,000 employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We work hard, and smart, all in the name of getting much-needed therapies to those who need them most. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world. Selecting us as an employer secures a career in which you’re guaranteed to: