Senior Director, Strategy and Enablement (St. Petersburg, FL)

Senior Director, Strategy and Enablement (St. Petersburg, FL)

A dynamic and growing organization that offers the stability of a 100-year old publicly traded company, Superior Group of Companies (SGC) is a collection of three diverse business that help companies unlock the power in their brands.  We have been around a long time but still behave like a start-up in many respects. Ranked #10 on Forbes 2021 List of Best Small-Cap Companies in America, Superior Group of Companies is looking for a smart, diligent, organized, collaborative, results oriented and clear-thinking teammate to join SGC.

The Senior Director of Strategy and Enablement is and enterprise-wide role working with senior leaders to help refine their business segment and functional support strategies especially as it pertains to driving 1-5 year growth and competitive differentiation.

This role plans and directs select administrative, financial, and operational activities for the C- Suite. The successful candidate partners with other leaders, the C Suite (CEO and CFO), and their Administrative Assistant to better organize and prioritize critical issues and required information for the executive to facilitate efficient decision-making. Based in St. Petersburg, FL, this role provides ever-ready partnership to the CEO and the CFO on a range of strategic and tactical matters. This role will drive excellence in a high-volume, high-velocity environment to bridge this geographically distributed leadership team.


  • Takes the strategic lead on projects and initiatives, providing leadership in research, conceptualization, analysis and recommendations; brings together multiple stakeholders and helps remove roadblocks and drive decisions
  • Develops an appropriate decision architecture to deliver recommendations, secure commitment for decisions, and activate those in speedy timeframes in order to drive “fast change”
  • Manages, follows up and advises on strategic projects, and ensure that deadlines are respected with the highest quality delivered
  • Oversees priority setting, ensuring efficient functioning of each department toward the initiatives outlined by the C-Suite
  • Organizes and gathers information from various departments and reports that information along with recommendations to the CEO and CFO.
  • Supports CEO and CFO  in speech writing, meeting preparation, reviewing upcoming meetings, sending out agendas or documents, ensuring clear action items and follow-up meetings are planned
  • Proactively  engages with business teams, keeping a pulse on the business and connecting the dots across the company
  • Exhibits flexibility and willingness to perform varying duties depending on the shifting needs of the company
  • Provides outstanding management and support for key executive responsibilities as well as special initiatives
  • Interacts with internal and external stakeholders to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness



  • 5+ years in investment banking, private equity, a finance role or a strategy role in a consulting firm, or an in- house role at Fortune 500 company
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Mathematics, Accounting or Finance required, MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of business experience developing and implementing strategic initiatives, financial analysis and/or general business administration including communication plans and presentations
  • Highly structured and analytical thinker, with significant experience interacting with and advising senior executives
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high sense of urgency environment with high levels of personal accountability
  • Ability to navigate competing priorities, changing priorities and ambiguity
  • Relationship builder who influences through strong, trust-based relationships
  • Proven record of securing and aligning commitment from internal partners across the organization
  • Execution driven, this is not just a thought partner role


  • Leadership Maturity – Senior Leaders serve as role models for performance and organizational behavior by demonstrating humility, confidence, and courage in their leadership role.
  • Leadership Communication – They generate a shared commitment to the organization, building morale and encouraging ownership of mission, goals, and values.
  • Organizational Savvy – They are able to gather and accurately assess information related to the organization’s formal and informal communication channels and power relationships.
  • Deliberative Decision Making – They tend to gather, consider, and evaluate all relevant information to make logical conclusions before being moved to action.
  • Decisiveness – They tend toward taking calculated risks by making decisions and taking action, even in the absence of all information.
  • Strategic Thinking – Senior Leaders develop and help drive a shared understanding of a long-term vision that describes how the organization needs to operate now and in the future.
  • Leading Change – They effectively create a vision for change and engage others to implement the change process.
  • Strategic Talent Management – Senior Leaders attract, hire, engage, and develop talented people to build the capabilities required for the organization to perform at high levels.

**Along with a competitive compensation package, the company offers an excellent benefits package, including Medical, Dental, a defined contribution plan (e.g. 401(k)), life insurance, long term disability, a flexible spending account (FSA) and paid maternity/paternity leave.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.