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Cramer Senior Strategist in Norwood, Massachusetts

Cramer is a brand experience and content marketing agency that blends strategy, creative, and production to engage audiences and drive business growth. Our Studio model and interdisciplinary team fuel a unique ability to build impactful, forward-thinking experiences for B2B, fortune 1000 companies. A specialty division of our agency, Cramer Health serves pharmaceutical clients looking to build, nurture and/or grow patient communities or drive patient adherence initiatives.

We are seeking a Senior Strategist to join our team.

The Senior Strategist will be the go-to person for uncovering insights, and developing briefs, strategies, and frameworks designed to elevate our creative work and drive results for our clients. We are looking for someone with experience in a variety of strategic disciplines (brand, campaign, experiential), applying the appropriate focus at the appropriate stage of a project. Sometimes all in one day.

Key Responsibilities

Research and build thinking

  • Uncover problems/challenges, in collaboration with the internal team and clients

  • Develop strategic points of view and uncover unique opportunities for our teams and clients.

  • Leverage research tools and gather/mine data (quant and qual) to uncover client, competition, category or audience proof points

  • Lead stakeholder and/or audience interviews including writing questions, crafting discussion guides, moderating and capturing key takeaways, and synthesizing themes

Sell the idea

  • Design and facilitate workshops

  • Create a compelling narrative to get clients excited about the idea and eager to say yes

  • Develop concise briefs, positioning and/or campaign platforms that get to the heart of a compelling insight and power creative concepting

Be creative and collaborative

  • Adept at gaining skills and knowledge in new areas, leveraging client, agency, and external resource

  • Collaborate with other strategists and/or cross-functional Cramer team members to enhance thinking and strategy (e.g., brainstorming sessions)

  • Contribute to and/or own the development and storyline of client presentations

  • Leverage Design Thinking frameworks and methodologies to solve problems and guide the focus of our work

  • Partner with cross-functional members to ensure the work is clear, effective, and on strategy

Stay focused on results

  • Be the voice of the strategy throughout the project engagement

  • Define, in partnership with account team and our clients, desired outcomes (quant and qual) and how those outcomes will be measured

  • Provide recommendations to clients to ensure the effectiveness of the work

  • Bring attention to and lead post-engagement opportunities (i.e. attending an event to observe, interview or measure success, opportunity reports, audits, campaign success etc.)

Support ongoing client and agency needs

  • Participate in brand planning for select clients

  • Support QBR presentations with Account Leads

  • Join new business meetings or pitches, as needed

  • Keep a pulse on the brand experience industry and contribute to trend presentations or other agency thought leadership

  • Influence strategy process and train team members


  • Demonstrated experience in an agency space (8 years minimum)

  • Excellent interpersonal and team leadership skills

  • Comfortable and efficient in a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Positive mindset

  • Highly curious


  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Health Savings Account, including employer contribution

  • Retirement Plan (401K) with company match

  • Profit Share Bonus Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Family Leave

  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Wellness Resources, including discounted health club membership

  • Generous onsite café

  • Paid holidays

Cramer’s Hiring Philosophy

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds make us better as a company and as people. Our goal is to create a diverse, collaborative, growth focused culture. That means seeking out, hiring, and developing talented people who bring their authentic selves to work every day. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, gender identity, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age or any other status.

We encourage you to apply and show us who you are and what you can do!