Junior Strategist

Growth · Columbus, Ohio
Department Growth
Employment Type Full-Time

Adept is looking for a Junior Strategist who will be responsible for supporting the team in turning key insights into actionable marketing ideas as a member of the Growth team. We are looking for an individual who has a creative and entrepreneurial drive and is excited to work in a fast paced environment while thinking quickly on their feet. Qualified candidates will be able to effectively assist on multiple projects and will be responsible for collaborating with the team in not only translating brand insights and marketing objectives into tactical creative ideas, but will also be tasked with proficiently supporting the customer acquisition process throughout all phases of the pipeline — from qualification, to understanding of needs and strategic planning to idea development, and proposal creation.

Key Responsibilities


Strategy Coordination

  • Collaborate with team to complete the pursuit audit/assessment 
  • Leverage insights from the team, and collaborate with SMEs to outline strategy & recommendations
  • Create presentations (assessment, recommendations and support materials)
  • Develop estimate, proposals and SOWs


Process Management

  • Documentation and management of pipeline in Hubspot
  • Ownership and tracking of all key performance metrics related to Growth





  • 1–3 years in agency and/or marketing experience with excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Understanding of digital marketing channels and trends 
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills
  • Digitally connected and curious
  • Strong design and Keynote proficiency



Founded in 2008, Adept has grown to be a team of 35+ digital marketing specialists with experts in strategy, SEO, paid media, web design & development, conversion optimization, analytics, video production and content development. Adept has been named a Central Ohio Top 10 Agency, according to Columbus Business First, and our growth over the years has earned us a place on The Agency Post’s list of fastest-growing companies, three times to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fast Growing Companies, and four times to Central Ohio’s Fast 50.  


While some agencies specialize in a certain industry, a marketing channel, or a particular digital tactic — we specialize in growth. Internalizing each business and its goals, we build collaborative relationships with our clients around data-driven marketing that delivers measurable results. It’s an approach that enables us to work with growth-minded brands across a variety of verticals — including healthcare, retail, education, finance, construction/engineering, real estate, and professional services. 



We live and breathe our Core Values: 


Autonomy – Problem solving, leading


Connectivity - Trusted, collaborative, dependable


Clarity - Empathetic, understanding, concise


Pragmatism - Data-driven, realistic, results-oriented


Storytelling - Engaging, visual, inspiring


  • One of the top 10 agencies in Central Ohio 
  • Fast-paced and rapidly growing company 
  • We work with a variety of clients and brands across multiple industries 
  • We believe in the work we do - we think of our client’s business as our business 
  • The company recognizes and rewards high performers for their contributions 
  • With autonomy comes ability to drive change. We are anti-status quo and thrive on change 
  • The company runs on EOS® 
  • Smart and talented team who do not settle for mediocrity 
  • We enjoy spending time with each other! 
  • Freedom to share ideas, implement change, and improve processes- each person has an opportunity to add value 
  • Leadership is easily accessible and really cares about the employees– people are the priority 
  • A challenging but rewarding position which gives you the opportunity to learn something new every day and grow professionally 
  • Able to make an impact on Adept as well as impact our client’s business 
  • A fun culture that offers flexibility 
  • Lots of perks! In-office snacks and drinks, work-from-home-Fridays and half-day Fridays in the summer 
  • We have a full social committee that coordinates 5K runs, book clubs, Adept Talks, happy hour, meditation groups, and events like Top Golf and Fall festivals 
  • New office space in January 2020 located between Downtown and Grandview


Benefits: Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, pet insurance, 401K, PTO, parental leave, paid holidays, work-from-home Fridays, summer hours, expense reimbursement, continuing education, volunteer opportunities, team events, in-office snacks.

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