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Senior Strategist/Planner (VP Level), Health

Location: New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, or Boston

At Finn Partners, we believe that every marketing and communication initiative should be grounded on customer, market, and cultural insights. We are looking for a seasoned Senior Strategic Planner that relishes in diving into all forms of research and data that will inspire new ideas.

You will be part of a growing and award-winning team called Finn Global Intelligence, responsible for being our Health industry expert managing all types of research to inform strategic direction on a variety of marketing communication assignments. You will know how to swiftly draft and execute against a research plan. Your art is to synthesize all types of information and transform it into clear, succinct themes to influence strategy direction, creative and campaign development in branding, social, digital, earned media, and content applications. You are collaborative and know how to partner with agency teams as the insight resource to validate relevancy, discover opportunities and consult on campaign effectiveness. You enjoy mentoring and developing team members.

Specifically, you will spend your day at Finn Global Intelligence working on:

  • Identifying the best research design using primary and secondary research
  • Managing independently all facets of primary research (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Facilitating brainstorms, workshops and being a key member on internal and external meetings
  • Developing research findings, creating strategic briefs, building big presentations and providing ad hoc insights that will help cross functional team members execute their plan
  • Partnering with multiple cross functional team members as the customer and market trend expert 
  • Guiding internal teams and clients to the opportunistic areas for brand awareness and business growth
  • Defining personas and segments to inform decision making journeys
  • Collaborating with Finn Global Intelligence data and analytics team on performance metrics

You are: 

  • A self starter, eager to jump right in and uncover information in a fast paced environment
  • All things healthcare. You have a solid foundation in the complex ecosystem and can easily navigate from patients, payors, physicians and other audiences
  • Knowledgeable about the entire category and have major brand experience in pharma, bio tech, medical devices, consumer products, etc. 
  • Understand the importance and nuances of digital transformation in the healthcare space
  • Someone who can identify new content and stories that appeals to different audiences
  • Flexible and can thrive with ambiguity

You can brag about:

  • Recent 3+ years hands on research experience (research or strategy positions) in the healthcare category at a creative, communications, marketing agency or on the corporate side (insights, marketing or strategy roles)
  • Over 5+ years in other strategic capacities (all types of verticals welcome)
  • The various areas of healthcare and relative audiences (consumer/patient, physicians, healthcare administrators, etc.)
  • Your ability to conduct all facets of primary and secondary research independently. You have solid quantitative skills (at least 1 year of multi tasking in quantitative methodologies)
  • Vendor identification, management and completing projects on time and within budget
  • Being a storyteller. Showcase ability to not just produce findings but identify the opportunities that clients and cross functional teams should be doing based on the data.
  • Creating personas, patient and buyer journeys, content and messaging frameworks. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Marketing or market research, information technology, human behavior or psychology, science/health – related majors are a big plus.

Please note Working and Travel Situation: This role will ideally sit in New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Nashville, or Boston yet ability and desire to be in-person (eventually and occasionally) in any of the FINN U.S. offices. This role will be required to travel for work (at everyone’s comfort level during pandemic).

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To Apply:

Please upload your resume, upload your cover letter detailing your recruitment prior work experience, and indicate your desired salary in $US Dollars.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will only respond to those with whom we have a greater interest.

About Finn Partners:

Finn Partners was launched in 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Practice areas include arts, consumer lifestyle & sports, corporate social responsibility, education, health, manufacturing, technology, travel, and public affairs.

 

We are entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client partners.

Our company culture celebrates delighting our clients with innovative and creative campaigns and programs, and we provide opportunities for our employees to conduct career-meaningful work in a creative, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun environment. We work hard and play nice.

 

Headquartered in New York City, the agency has 850+ employees, with offices in cities around the world, including Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, and Washington D.C.