Digital Strategist

Bear Group is looking for an experienced strategist to expand our strategy and analytics team. 

Our strategy team ensures that the work we do meets and exceeds client expectations. The strategist acts as a consultant to clients, understanding their needs and goals, and formulating the path to achieving them. The strategist is an expert problem solver, analytical thinker, and communicator who leads execution teams to successful outcomes.

This is a role that will interact extensively with clients and internal teams and therefore requires a high degree of professionalism, skillful communication, and calm.

Responsible for:

1. Client Level

  • Understand our client’s business models, goals, & constraints to ensure that we always serve our client’s best interests. This will include offering pushback and alternative solutions to client requests and ideas when needed.
  • Take a leading role in client relationships. Strategy will be responsible for ensuring that we understand what clients need to achieve success, and ensuring project management has what they need to plan and execute projects towards that success.
  • Process quantitative & qualitative data into contextualized understanding so that we can make informed recommendations to improve performance and reach client business goals. 
  • Contribute to high-level client strategy, including project roadmaps that will move towards achieving client goals.
  • Measure & analyze client performance to understand the impact of our work via analytics and AB testing.

2. Project Level

  • Discover, discuss, & document project requirements to ensure that all projects Bear Group executes meet client expectations. This will require leading meetings with clients, as well as internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Lead project teams to success by guiding the work of other team members through the course of a project. 
  • This includes communication, problem solving, and documentation with all parts of a team: UX design, development, and project management.
  • Think critically to identify roadblocks, missing elements, and threats to project success. Work with the execution team to plan for these issues and find solutions.

3. Internal to Bear Group

  • Contribute your knowledge and expertise to growing a wider strategy program at Bear Group.
  • Understand the systems & technology we use with clients, as well as the opportunities and limitations it offers.

General Qualifications 

1. Strong critical and analytical thinking skills.

2. Future-focused strategic thinking to see beyond the current moment and problem.

3. Able to identify and work towards solutions for complex problems, even when there are gaps in knowledge. You must identify when you have gaps in knowledge, and collaborate with other team members to solve problems that are outside of your skill set.

4. Quantitative and Qualitative user/customer research skills, and the ability to use research-informed insights to guide client projects.

5. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 

1. Must be able to communicate clearly, frankly, and in-depth with both clients and internal team members. 

2. Must be able to continue questioning until you reach the true reason/motivation behind a given requirement. 

3. Must be able to provide direction, guidance, and constructive feedback to team members

6. Leadership skills. At times, both internal team members and clients will look to you for answers. You will not have all the answers, but you need to be able to calmly guide the situation to a solution.

7. Strong understanding of the principles of ecommerce as a business model, and applying them to unique client needs.

Nice to haves:

1. 2+ years experience with ecommerce and CMS platforms, such as Shopify & Magento.

2. Technical analytics experience

1. Tag Management (Google Tag Manager, Tealium, etc)

    2. Analytics (GA4, Heap, Piwik Pro)

    3. Behavior analytics (Hotjar, Lucky Orange, etc)

    4. Data visualization (Google Looker Studio, Tableau, etc)

3. Conversion-focused UX and/or analytics background

4. Understanding of measurement strategy, and how we can enable measurement of a given project. This will require expanding on the capability of standard measurement tools such as GA4.

Working at Bear Group

We value and support ongoing education and professional development to keep up with ever-evolving technologies and practices. In addition to competitive pay, we provide a range of benefits and resources to our employees, including: 

  • Salary: $75,000 – $95,000
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Up to 3 weeks of PTO plus approximately 10 company holiday days annually
  • 401k with matching
  • $2,000 annual stipend

To learn more about us, visit We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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