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Associate Director, Corporate Strategy & Development



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Company Description

Present in over 100 countries and employing nearly 80,000 professionals, Publicis Groupe is the third largest communications group in the world. Publicis Groupe is listed on the Euronext Paris [FR0000130577] and is part of the CAC 40 index. Active across the entire value chain, Publicis Groupe offers its major clients a transversal, unified and fluid model allowing them access to all the Groupe’s tools and expertise around the world through the mantra "The Power of One."​

Job Description

Team Overview

The Publicis Groupe Growth team is responsible for accelerating Groupe transformation to high growth businesses and solutions through the development of company-wide strategies for new market entry, client development, and integration. This team is responsible for driving the Publicis Groupe vision of the Power of One – the connectivity of the company’s four solution hubs (Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis Sapient, and Publicis Health) – fostering collaboration throughout the Groupe and infusing Epsilon data and technology to maximize client value.

Within the broader Growth organization, the Corporate Strategy & Development team directly supports the Chief Growth Officer to develop the Groupe-wide growth strategy through cross-functional consulting style projects across product and go-to-market strategy. The team is also focused on leading inorganic growth opportunities across Publicis Groupe, inclusive of M&A strategy, integration, and the incubation of high growth new businesses.

Core Responsibilities

The Associate Director of Corporate Strategy & Development will partner across the broader company to:

  • Develop product and commercial strategy to solve key business challenges through the design and management of cross-functional, consulting-style projects
  • Conduct market analysis and strategic planning to define long term company strategy and vision
  • Incorporate client feedback to inform product strategy and product marketing materials
  • Support the acquisition and integration of new businesses across Publicis Groupe
  • Develop the strategy and manage the launch of new products, commercial motions, and service offerings
  • Build trusted relationships across the various Publicis teams, organizations, and partners
  • Create and present materials for executive management reviews

The ideal candidate should understand technology, media, and strategy that includes direct experience with strategy, corporate development, product marketing, or commercial operations groups. Being well versed in executive presentation, PowerPoint design, persuasive writing/narrative development, and project management are all desired skills.

This is a hybrid role, requiring three days in-office each week. If you are contacted for an interview, your recruiter will discuss specifics with you, inclusive of any necessary reasonable accommodations.


The successful candidate should have:

  • BA/BS in Business, Economics, or Strategy related discipline
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • Established credibility with senior leaders and management
  • Demonstrated excellent skills in slide design, analysis, writing, communication, and cross-functional collaboration

Compensation Range: $98,500-$165,500. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off.


Additional Information

Our Publicis Groupe motto “Viva La Différence” means we’re better together, and we believe that our differences make us stronger. It means we honor and celebrate all identities, across all facets of intersectionality, and it underpins all that we do as an organization. We are focused on fostering belonging and creating equitable & inclusive experiences for all talent.

Publicis Groupe provides robust and inclusive benefit programs and policies to support the evolving and diverse needs of our talent and enable every person to grow and thrive. Our benefits package includes medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401K, as well as parental and family care leave, family forming assistance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible time off.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 7/12/2024