Los Angeles or San Francisco - Hybrid

Director of Strategy & Planning | Job #13688

Date of Posting:

November 20, 2023

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Job Description:

At Artisan Creative, we’re all about cultivating exceptional talent to power our client’s digital, creative, and marketing endeavors. We are looking to welcome a passionate individual whose strength is strategy and planning in the experiential marketing industry. If you’re ready to join our vibrant talent community, let’s create something unique together!

This Director of Strategy and Planning (Experiential Marketing) opportunity is full-time and will be hybrid twice weekly in Los Angeles, CA, or San Francisco, CA. We seek only Los Angeles, CA, or San Francisco, CA, residents for this opportunity.

About our Client:

  • They have consistently led in developing captivating brand experiences for clients globally.
  • They have a widespread presence, and this global reach enables the agency to engage with a diverse clientele and draw insights from various markets.
  • Specializes in crafting bold brand experiences.

Your Expertise:

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in strategy, experiential marketing, planning, marketing, digital strategy, or advertising strategy
  • Exhibit adaptability and versatility, seamlessly navigating various tasks positively and proactively.
  • Demonstrate a results-driven mindset, combining strategic thinking with innovation while achieving measurable success.
  • Showcase adeptness in building relationships and collaborating within a creative team, emphasizing strong communication skills, empathy, and respect for diverse backgrounds.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Foster strong relationships with in-agency and client stakeholders, actively collaborating on strategy implementation for experiential marketing solutions.
  • Drive the creative process, leading ideation sessions and providing clear insights into audience, program requirements, and success metrics.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and design comprehensive, audience-centric strategies encompassing physical, digital, social, and mobile channels.
  • Actively explore innovative experience strategies, technology-enabled engagements, and industry best practices.
  • Provide strategic advice to clients and internal teams, fortifying new recommendations and collaborating on research and planning activities.
  • Collaborate with the Strategy + Planning team to leverage best practices and insights for developing and implementing measurement and analytics frameworks.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or a similar field is preferred.

    • Must have 7-10 years of experience working in marketing, experiential marketing, digital or advertising strategy

    • You must have a portfolio demonstrating your strategy and planning.

    • Must be hands-on and willing to help the team execute.

    • A nimble and efficient researcher with a knack for identifying and applying information

    • Data-savvy, capable of analyzing, comparing, selecting, and organizing data for strategic purposes

    • Skillful at identifying interrelationships between data, information, and insights

    • Proven planner with the ability to create and manage phased plans

    • A compelling storyteller, adept at tailoring succinct narrative arcs

    • Able to apply strategic expertise to create a clear path aligning stakeholders and audiences with marketing and business objectives

    • Proficient in GSuite Tools and other digital communication technologies

    • You must be willing to travel and work hybrid in the Los Angeles, CA, or San Francisco, CA office.

At Artisan Creative, our purpose is simple yet profound: we build relationships that are grounded in trust. For 27 incredible years, we’ve been weaving this ethos into every step of our recruitment efforts, and the results speak for themselves. We are dedicated to propelling candidates like you toward discovering exceptional freelance and full-time opportunities that span the realms of Print, Digital, Broadcast, Marketing, and Communication.

Our reach spans diverse industries, from Entertainment, Health, and Beauty to Fashion, Finance, Technology, and more. From Advertising and Design agencies to in-house marketing teams, our relationships flourish in various verticals for freelance and full-time roles.

Proudly certified as a WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise, we champion equality, diversity, and inclusion. Join us on a journey guided by our core values: agility, accountability, communication, trust, and enthusiasm.

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Please note: We’re primarily seeking local candidates for onsite or hybrid positions. Relocation options are not available currently.

For those applying within Los Angeles, know that we consider qualified applicants with Criminal Histories, per the Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance.

For San Francisco applicants, we consider those with arrest and conviction warrants, in accordance with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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