JOB DESCRIPTION The ideal candidate has a deep passion for integrating creative tools and digital strategies into multi-pronged communications and public affairs campaigns that will use digital storytelling and persuasion to deliver on our core mission: inspire change, solve problems and create lasting impact.
This leader will be responsible for: advising world-class clients on digital and marketing strategies; overseeing all digital client work; managing the internal digital functions of the agency, including managing a small team and maintaining a strong bench of appropriate vendors and contractors; maximizing productivity; training and mentoring internal talent; and driving the development of new business opportunities.
Our ideal candidate can own, manage and foster deep, value-add relationships with high-profile clients and develop a strategy for attracting new ones; think and implement quickly, accurately and creatively in a fast-paced environment; has an effective, creative and ever-expanding toolbox; has a strong focus on digital strategy development; can triage priorities; and can serve as a valued extension of our clients’ teams. Nyhus thrives at the nexus of business, policy, government, community, politics and media.
The Director of Digital Strategy will enhance that focus by developing and driving approaches that leverage digital platforms, technologies, ideas and solutions. She/he will work with the broader Nyhus team to create and execute integrated, strategic, results-oriented programs, build grassroots and grasstops campaigns, and consistently exceed client expectations. The Director of Digital Strategy will work collaboratively, be passionate about analytics, recommend social and digital strategy with confidence, and stay educated on the latest digital marketing technologies, tools and media platforms.
She/he will maintain a supportive, collaborative and empowering work environment and a culture of high performance for a talented and integrated team of professionals, including overseeing and mentoring mid-level and junior staff members as appropriate. Candidates should be entrepreneurial and have at least 10 years’ work experience, including agency experience where responsibilities included digital strategy, client management, business development and leading others.
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