Director, Strategy


Who we are

At Sullivan, we’re driven by fearless curiosity. Around here, asking bold questions, understanding what makes people tick, imagining fresh approaches to solve complex problems, and thinking creatively are all in a day’s work. Together, we help organizations of consequence build and activate brands that move audiences to action.

What your day-to-day will look like

As a Director of Strategy, you’ll be a champion for clients—leading accounts with strategic and creative insight. Your day-to-day will include:
  • Managing the health of an account from the micro to the macro level.
  • Working side-by-side with marketing teams and leadership at fortune 100 companies—from financial services to technology and beyond.
  • Becoming invaluable to your clients by putting structure around their challenges and building on their marketing agendas to help them fill gaps.
  • Diving into market research and conducting interviews to uncover insights to inform strategic and creative solutions.
  • Brainstorming and collaborating with teams to create a variety of work that wows clients.
  • Building brands by defining value propositions, outlining critical messages, and partnering with the creative team to develop visual and verbal identities.
  • Running competitive audits, creating communication plans, and collaborating with creatives to activate campaigns.
  • Impacting Sullivan’s success and momentum, with the opportunity to increase your responsibility.

What you'll bring to the team

  • 6-9 years of experience in marketing strategy, branding, or digital campaign execution—likely at a top tier agency.
  • Track record of rockstar client relationship building.
  • Knack for analyzing, plus balancing strategic and creative thinking.
  • Entrepreneurial drive with a “roll up your sleeves” mindset.
  • Communication mastery—both speaking and writing.
  • Undergraduate degree in business, marketing, communications, English, or the arts from a top tier school.
  • Passion for the power of creative work, with the ability to articulate creative direction while evaluating the quality of both creative ideas and execution.

How we'll support you

  • Close-knit team of ideators who love what we do and bring our full selves to work.
  • Both autonomy to work your way and access to leadership and mentors.
  • Opportunities to share ideas, tackle challenges, and jump in to make consequential creative work.
  • Fun environment with themed happy hours, frequent game nights, and a collaborative spirit that runs through our office and online.
  • Hybrid work model that values flexibility, comprehensive benefits, and an entrepreneurial culture where you can make your own path.