Strategist / Marketing Strategist


About FiveStone

FiveStone locks arms with organizations fighting to make the world a better place. We use design thinking, innovation, branding, and digital marketing to help global nonprofits, startups, and social enterprises solve their most significant challenges and create a positive impact. We love what we do and who we do it for.

About the Position

FiveStone Strategists are problem-solvers who work closely with our multidisciplinary team to elevate our clients’ missions and deliver effective strategies. Our strategists serve a wide range of human-centered design projects including, creative communications/campaigns, consumer research and insights, brand identity creation, and digital marketing.

We ask great questions, look for insights, get to know our end-users, craft solutions, guide implementation, and gather feedback along the way.


What we’d like to see

  • 4+ years of experience as a strategist, or a similar role, at a creative/design, brand strategy, or insights-focused agency

  • Create and implement strategies for digital marketing projects

  • Connect the dots from objectives to insights to ideas

  • Strong understanding of cultural and market trends to uncover unique opportunities

  • Working knowledge of current and emerging social / technology platforms

  • Adept in implementation of content strategy from a user-oriented perspective

  • Fluent in quantitative and qualitative market research methods to identify drivers and barriers, and a solid understanding of how those insights apply to client challenges

  • Familiar with the creative design process

  • Excellent communication skills and storytelling abilities (across mediums), with the ability to translate user insights and strategic thinking into a compelling narrative

  • Creative, innovative, and curious. Eager to cultivate thought leadership and continue learning with us

  • Entrepreneurial spirit that pushes you to roll-up your sleeves and get things done and to finish what you start

  • Self-motivated, carrying an ease of operating in ambiguity or with little direction.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced agency environment and comfortable working on multiple projects at a time

  • Foster teamwork and collaboration. Engage and nurture relationships with distributed team members, clients, and partners

Travel is variable, up to 25%.

We are a distributed team across New York City and Boulder, CO. This position could be based in either location.

FiveStone is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We believe a diverse workplace is a great workplace.

Introduce Yourself!

We love meeting new people who share our same passions. If you think you might be a fit for the position above, we want to hear from you!

Please send your resume & cover letter to with the Subject: “STRATEGIST / MARKETING STRATEGIST.”


We love meeting new people who share our same passions. If you think you might be a fit for the position below, we want to hear from you!