Strategist, Commerce

Agency PHD
ID 2021-1867
US-NY-New York
Full Time


PHD is a global communications planning and media buying agency network delivering smart strategic thinking and creative innovation for the world’s leading brands. Brilliant media thinking is in our DNA. 


A culture of thought-leadership, creativity and innovation has seen us grow from a challenger agency in the UK, to a global leader with over 6,000 employees in over 100 offices worldwide.


We combine the latest industry insight with the best creative minds to produce planning innovation and create award-winning work for some of the world’s largest advertisers. 


Finding a better way is our ethos and sums up how we approach everything – from a new client brief to the way we work.


Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 2+ years total CPG/Media industry experience (eCommerce or traditional)
  • 1 year of eCommerce experience strongly preferred
  • Must have day to day experience with using Excel, Power BI, and Tableau
  • Preferred experience with Nielsen, IRI, and Profitero
  • CPG experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business, Marketing, or Management & Entrepreneurship)
  • Hands-on retail media experience
  • Client facing experience


The role will help demonstrate thought leadership by elevating strategic and investment outputs, defining the role of Shopper/Commerce for beyond media, presenting retailer/industry/market research findings, Commerce search trends, and growth areas.


As partnerships are key to innovation, this person will support strategic recommendations and assist the team with consulting with the client when reviewing their strategy with Mass (Walmart & Target), Large Format/Food (Kroger, Albertsons etc.), & Pure Play (Amazon) retailers. The role will also continue to forge new paths in working with (and breaking down barriers with) the walled gardens.


What are the key characteristics of the role?

  • A solution-seeker
  • Courageous and unafraid of change
  • An avid listener
  • Always has a POV
  • Committed to culture
  • A Collaborator
  • Driver of transformation
  • Business consultant
  • Data & tech evangelist

What you can expect

  • The chance to grow the agency, yourself, and your team.
  • Freedom to collaborate with over 4,000 colleagues in 80+ offices worldwide.
  • Opportunity to share your ideas across the agency.
  • A place that cares about your personal passions as much as we do your work.
  • Have a stage to shine your light; we believe it’s people like you who make us the happy, scrappy, creative media agency we are today


PHD is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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