Head of Social Strategy

New York, NY

Mythology is looking for a Head of Social Strategy that lives and breathes the modern media landscape. This role will serve an important function in helping the Agency work with its Clients and their Media Teams, to build modern and integrated approaches to our creative solutions as well as contribute and shape the Agency’s POV around Social Strategy overall, including new business opportunities.

The Mythology ethos has always been about bringing a few disciplines together - in our case, ad creative, retail & brand design - and making impactful, legacy-building work to span across those worlds. Over the course of our 16 years as an agency, it’s no question that this work is only amplified by its existence in a social & digital context - so bringing that big thinking to the infinite mediums that make up the landscape of all things extremely online is where we’ll look for this person to take us.

A major piece of this role’s remit will be in the exploration & asking of a few questions: How do we introduce ourselves in these spaces? What new conversations does it allow for? How do we set our thinking up as a way to open those new doors? We’d can’t wait to work with someone who will help us find out.

Background & Ethos: 

  • 8-12 Years of experience in digital environments (Content Strategy, Social Strategy, New Media Strategy, and/or Comms Planning) in either in agencies or at client organizations
  • Ability to see the big picture and shifting sands, knowing how to set both a corporate strategy and how to set the internet on fire
  • Specializing & living at the nexus of cultural trends, the evolving media landscape, and consumer needs 
  • Prior experience working at a creative place of caliber, on both small and large brands 
  • Experience building, scaling & managing a small team to a big team - both freelance and full time

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside ECD/Founder & Creative Leadership to identify opportunities for existing clients, new business and the agency itself in the social & culture-first quadrant of creative solutions
  • Develop, carry and own social & digital content strategies based on an understanding of existing client briefs, new business pitches & self-funded studio endeavors
  • Sharpen, focus, and evolve client & agency expression across a vast array mediums, driving creative vision and content development for Mythology’s offering across digital realms
  • Develop strategic plans and creative briefs that shape the work product of the agency and client - knowing how to operationalize & charge for this thinking and work
  • Understanding the business side & being playing a key role on the agency new business team, thinking dynamically in both client-facing and internal settings

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