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Strategy Director

Strategy Director

As Strategic Director, you are adept at developing targeted, transformative insights that fuel brand strategies, tactical initiatives, and behavior-changing creative campaigns. In this position, you will analyze research, trends, and data to gain a deep understanding of the target audiences’ behaviors and motivators. Armed with an understanding of each audience’s journey, and a solid knowledge of media and technology, you will help deliver innovative approaches designed to strengthen the relationship between physicians and patients. As an engaging storyteller and critical thinker, you will work collaboratively within the strategy team as well as with the account, creative, and scientific teams to produce strategic recommendations that lead to significant brand results.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and participate in qualitative and quantitative research relating to audience (HCP, patient, and caregiver), brand, culture, and media channels to derive meaningful insights
  • With oversight from Strategy leads, build strategy maps, brand maps, and brand ladders, articulate insights and promises, and develop personas, as well as build out customer journeys and ecosystems
  • Monitor cultural and social trends, their impact on target attitudes, behavior and perceptions, using a variety of market and research data
  • Work with strategy team, account leads, and creative directors to create tight, inspiring creative briefs and translate brand insights into ideas
  • Clearly communicate and present ideas, POVs, and strategies to internal teams, clients, and prospective clients
  • Assist senior team members in the development and facilitation of workshops using strategic tools and frameworks

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with HCP and patient marketing, including Pharma brand launch
  • Experience utilizing strategic tools for analysis
  • Experience co-facilitating client workshops
  • Superb and persuasive communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Adept at storytelling
  • Advanced Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (eg. Marketing, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Statistics); Masters degree ideal
  • 8+ years strategic planning experience in a healthcare/pharma advertising agency environment


About Dudnyk

Independently owned for the past 25 years, Dudnyk is an award-winning, full-service healthcare advertising agency that specializes in creating insight-driven, authentic brand experiences that unite specialty physicians and their patients. They leverage strategic, scientific, and highly creative capabilities to serve clients in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. Dudnyk offers a unique culture, fosters individual career growth, and promotes collaboration among all disciplines.

A five-time Best Places to Work winner, Dudnyk offers our employees a comprehensive health and wellness program that includes three medical plan options, prescription coverage, dental and vision insurance, free life insurance, and free short-term & long-term disability coverage. Financial wellness benefits include a health savings account (with a company contribution), a 529 plan, and a 401(k) plan with a great company match. In addition to PTO and paid holidays, each employee gets two paid days per year to volunteer at a charitable organization of their choice. We also offer a fitness reimbursement benefit, tuition reimbursement, and a strong performance coaching program that guides you in fulfilling your career goals. Come learn more about us at

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