POSITION SUMMARY:

Summer Friday, a creative content and marketing agency, is looking for a Manager, Client Strategy who will serve as strategic support for our clients as well as our Strategy and Creative teams, and report into the Director of Client Strategy. Working across multiple clients, the Manager, Client Strategy will manage day-to-day tasks with emphasis on client management, strategic execution and quality assurance.

 

ABOUT YOU:

You are a strategic thinker and want to hone your skills in strategy and leading client accounts. Your clients and creatives respect you and you are confident in holding strategic discussions with both. You understand the importance of deadlines and organization, while anticipating client and team needs. You have a positive, can-do attitude and proactively offer solutions in a fast moving environment. You understand the importance of being reliable and organized. And let’s not forget your best trait of all… your entrepreneurial spirit and appetite for learning. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:           

  • Drive forward all deliverables on a day-to-day basis including creative, video, campaign plans, reports, budget trackers and analysis.

  • Are aware of and understand the client strategy and guide the team to deliver it.

  • Write briefs, ingesting new assignments and supporting the Director of Client strategy with presentations.

  • Support the Director of Client Strategy in building out strategic documents and research studies.

  • Have excellent communication skills and are capable of managing multiple work streams.

  • A safe pair of hands for the Director of Client Strategy and client lead to rely on.

  • Acts as the lead point of contact for clients and agency team, and knows when to loop in the right support.

  • Manage agency team & resources to ensure we remain nimble & efficient while delivering flawless execution.

  • Work with project managers to create, maintain and update project schedules and workflows to ensure projects are delivered on time.

  • Assist in reviewing and facilitating the completion of projects internally by collaborating closely with the creative and production teams.

  • Update client status documents and stay on top of upcoming tasks.

  • Organize account files and documents electronically.

  • Assist in billing worksheet reviews.

  • Maintain general knowledge of industry/client business beyond the assignment at hand.

  • Research industry trends or client-specific requests and provide thought leadership content to internal teams and clients as appropriate.

  • Be a great team member.

  • Embody Summer Friday core values of teamwork, equality, open & honest collaboration, unwavering trust, commitment to quality & innovation, and a passion for social responsibility.


 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 4-5 years of experience preferred; agency experience a bonus

  • Client and/or vendor communication and management experience a plus

  • Preferably experienced in Finance sector, understanding of Web3 and decentralized finance space a bonus

  • Experience in Digital, Social, Content, Video and Strategy preferred

  • Organizational skills, with the ability to multitask in order to meet deadlines

  • Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good listener with willingness to take notes

  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Strong initiative and personal drive

  • Calm demeanor, positive outlook, ability to collaborate with and inspire team members and clients

  • An entrepreneurial attitude to take on tasks that support our clients’ success and the vision of Summer Friday. No job is too big or too small for you.


COMPANY: 

At Summer Friday, we live at the intersection of Big Ideas and Nimble Execution. We develop enduring creative experiences that are rooted in strategy. It’s that ability to pair big-picture, award-winning thinking with a roll-up-our-sleeves mentality that allows Summer Friday to thrive as a content studio, digital conversion driver, omnichannel optimizer, and execution powerhouse for major fortune 500 brands.

 

OUR CULTURE:

Two words define the Summer Friday state of mind: Fun and Fearless. We trust our people and processes, and that trust empowers us to be bold—to seek out projects that challenge us to grow and to constantly examine how our work impacts society. We balance that fearless spirit with a playfulness that shapes everything we do, from the way we share ideas to the way we collaborate and create. For us, it’s not about “work hard, play hard”, it’s about loving what you do and bringing that authentic passion to the team every day.

 

OUR STANCE:

Managing a creative marketing firm has always required an unwavering commitment to talent acquisition and advancement. We stand by the word of Martin Luther King Jr. when it comes to judging people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin. We take this further in recognizing all walks of life beyond skin, religion, and sex. Through this collective understanding and appreciation, we have learned that diversity is exactly what allows us to be successful, fun, smart, efficient, creative, innovative, and every day inspired. By continuing to place this emphasis, we believe that we are fighting racism and inequality from within. Charging ahead, we are committed to adapting policies as we learn and progress as a company and a country. 



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