You are so out-of-the box that you weren’t even aware that there was some box to consider. If someone said to you ‘Silicon Valley Thinking’ you think meeting each challenge with a fresh perspective and an individual approach—not one of Erlich Bachman’s “vision quests” then keep reading.
For big thinkers and doers this is a dream job. This job will require you to think outside the box and push boundaries beyond what’s commonly thought of as brand strategy to develop new ideas and innovative execution—plus you’ll have a whole team to support you. You’ll work alongside the company’s Chief Strategy Officer to lead the way on high-profile brand strategy engagements with big deal clients as well as lead new business pursuits. Think of it as a perfect combo of blue skies and making it rain.
Hired Gun Profile
You’re different, but not like weird different, but like, cool different. You’re the one that everyone roots for in the movie because you just get it. You see things that others don’t and people just want to be in your orbit. You can quickly assess what the problem is and how to solve it with the right team at the right moment and this comes from all your experience. You’ve probably been at the top at an agency or two and have some great stories and perspective from your time at a start-up. And even though you may march to your own beat, thanks to your track record and your confidence, people trust you. Your clients feel that you understand them and your employees feel like you have their back.
Yes, Silicon Valley values youth culture and you’ve probably cultivated a collection of cool hoodies and sneakers to prove it, but you gotta be a seasoned pro to land this gig. You have over a decade (+) of experience in brand strategy and have some big name experience from high growth companies to global household names. You have lead teams and been a valued consultant as well. You are entrepreneurial by nature and have built businesses, developed teams that created some world-class strategies that translated into some real world results.
If you are sick of the same-ol’, same-ol’ and are ready to strut your stuff in a place that truly values your creativity and innovative thinking then this job has your name all over it.