Basic Research
  • 01-Jan-2019 to 01-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Marketing
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full Time

Basic Research is seeking a Brand Strategist.



  • Serve as point person for developing, implementing, and executing all marketing initiatives and activities for brand
  • Develop, manage and maintain the content calendar across all of our products/brands
  • Develop and execute strategic content and communications strategies that educate and engage prospects and customers
  • Come to the table with creative ideas about how to tell the brand story to highly specific audiences
  • Craft content for highly targeted, multi-touch marketing campaigns that impact revenue and accelerate sales
  • Offer a content strategy perspective throughout the product development process, and influence strategic decisions to improve the overall experience and ensure consistency across platforms
  • Develop content frameworks, product narratives, and other deliverables that explain your recommendations and help people understand the practice of content strategy
  • Collaborate with design and content teams to create content in a variety of mediums for channels
  • Proactively create quarterly goals and reporting, with the ability to effectively resource and scale


  • At least 5 years' experience drafting content strategy for consumer products (health & beauty a plus)
  • At least 4 years of digital marketing experience
  • Experience writing content for web/mobile products and developing style guides
  • Strategic and creative thinker
  • Channel Management and Pricing Experience
  • Excellent verbal and written social skills
  • Self-starter possessing strong multi-tasking skills with strong attention to detail, organization, and good follow through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office/Excel and Keynote, with strong Internet and research skills
  • Retail marketing experience a plus


  • Well versed in health & beauty industry practices in digital and social marketing and confident taking the lead in providing either general or platform-specific recommendations
  • Knowledgeable of social listening and digital measurement systems and know how to use them to glean insight into consumer behaviors and digital-consumption patterns with a view to informing brand actions and communications in these spaces
  • Exceptional writer of strategy briefs that inspire content creators, community managers, UX designers, creatives and brand marketers
  • Ability to plan for the distribution and amplification of content with ability to offer clear recommendations for/plans for measuring the effectiveness of the efforts you devise
  • Excellent short- and long-form writing and communication skills
  • Proven collaboration with creative/design, content, demand generation and product teams
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver strategic content plans/calendars - successful candidate should be able to demonstrate successful outcomes from communications activities they have conceptualized, developed and executed
  • Strong project management skills - must be able to organize work in a methodical and rigorous manner in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Impact player - strong self-starter who is willing to make their mark in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player - low ego, low maintenance, no job too big or small, willingness to jump in as needed on anything

Basic Research is a consumer-focused packaged goods company selling health, wellness, and beauty products both direct to consumer and also via major retailers such as Costco, Kohls, Walmart, Ulta, GNC, etc. We have a 20 year history of stability and profitability with more than 250 employees. Basic Research provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements.

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