Global Innovation Strategist (Ronkonkoma)

Compensation

: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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McCann Worldgroupis a leading global marketing services company with an integrated network of advertising agencies in over 120 countries. McCann Worldgroup spans and integrates a broad range of global disciplines, including McCann (advertising), MRM//McCann (digital marketing/relationship management), Momentum Worldwide (total brand experience), McCann Health (professional/dtc communications), and CRAFT (global adaptation and production). McCann Worldgroup is a division of Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG).

McCann Worldgroup is one of the leading innovators in applying technology solutions across various platforms to advance client-marketing goals and meet human needs. McCann Worldgroup offers digital solutions across the entire marketing spectrum, different ways of working and a wide range of global partnership resources through which it can bring clients together with outside leading-edge technology experts, experimenters and startup entrepreneurs for specific projects.

Global Innovation Strategist

The Global Innovation Strategist will be working within the Global Innovation team. The Global Innovation team developed the HumanTech offering in which they work with our key global teams around the world in order to create meaningful innovation which evolves from the intersection of the human-brand-tech. The goal is to bring more innovative ideas to life. The team is part of Global Digital Strategy team - a small team of ambitious professionals who seek to have ownership over complex projects and interact daily with C-suite executives. The team helps develop and manage the processes and projects related to strategy development and digital that impact the global network, including social, innovation, analytics and digital thought leadership. These initiatives lead to more innovative campaigns, marketing breakthroughs, better client relationships, new business, and maintain McCann Worldgroups position at the forefront of digital and innovation.

Responsibilities

Knowledge and Inspiration tools

  • Refine existing tools and develop new ones that will help our teams to be inspired about new technologies.
  • Find the solutions that connect to their client briefs and their unique needs in order to come up with new ideas, gain client trust, change perception or win new business
  • Creative inspiration and execution

  • Work with our global teams in order to inspire and execute more innovative ideas based on startupstech partners solutions
  • Initiate opportunities for connection between our creative teams and startups or tech companies based on a relevant nee
  • Help scale the offering globally
  • Gain more technical knowledge around possible tech solutions and possible executions
  • Initiate inspiration sessions with startupstech companies to inspire creatives
  • Partners and Startups database

  • Lead the growth and development of our internal startup database
  • Build relationships globally with tech partners, startups, universities, social media partners and experts globally
  • Create awareness among MW employees around our database and monitor the usage
  • Conferences and learning experiences

  • Help execute the custom client tours at conferences and within cities
  • Help with the summary report of the conference
  • Creative and tech ideation tools

  • Help push and find opportunities among our creatives and strategy teams to use our ideation tools
  • Monitor the learnings and cases of using these tools
  • Help scale the usage of the tools
  • Team Support

  • Contribute to the development of the innovation offering and clients activities
  • Help with the orchestration, logistics and content of innovation activities when needed
  • The above responsibilities should not be deemed exhaustive, but as new innovative initiatives surface, the right candidate would be open and inspired and bring a whatever it takes attitude to new processes and practices.

    Requirements and values

  • 2 - 3 years experience required
  • Bachelor of Arts degree required
  • Business acumen with various technologies
  • Experience with innovation programsstartups eco-system
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Team-player, self-starter, and collaborative spirit
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to lead projects
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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