28 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Strategist
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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As more and more marketing budgets flow out of traditional broadcast media and into digital and social, we are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and collaborative brand-thinker to join our strategy team. The successful candidate will have the foundational skills of a strategic planner and at least two years experience in a strategic function within a creative agency. A desire to apply thinking born from culture is of paramount importance. What does the role involve?
  • Taking complex problems and simplifying them for our clients
  • Using understanding of consumer behaviour in broader culture and across digital to draw and communicate insightful conclusions
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of social platforms and how to maximise their potential for reaching and engaging with consumers
  • Working alongside our Research and Insights team, and interpreting data to provide clear and concise strategies for clients
  • Ability to develop clear strategic thinking
  • Selling in and/or presenting ideas to clients
  • Ability to write and deliver inspiring creative briefs and working alongside creative to execute these
  • Comprehensive understanding of data to evaluate content performance and demonstrate the effectiveness of social
What we are looking for?
  • Minimum of two years experience as a strategist in a creative agency
  • A desire to learn and proactively seek and share platform updates, industry news, interesting campaigns etc.
  • A brand thinker who can think culture first
  • Ability to develop clear strategic thinking
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good lateral thinker
  • Good creative writing skills for effective creative brief writing
  • Good communication skills (gravitas)
  • Data literate (quant and qual.)
  • Experience of conducting primary research a bonus
Why should you join our team?
  • 23 days holiday, increasing by one day for each year of service
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Optional Dental Insurance
  • Comprehensive internal and external staff training programme
  • Corporate Social Responsibility - time given to volunteer with our partnered charity
  • Annual ski trip in Europe
  • Cycle-to-work scheme (so that you can cycle into London's only cycle-in office)
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • Long Service Awards - at 3, 5 & 10 years
  • Optional sabbaticals after 3 and 5 years
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff events: yoga, language lessons, monthly nail bar, wellness check-ups onsite, basketball & squash court for hire
  • Social clubs: running club, documentary club and many more
  • Summer hours
  • Free breakfast
A little bit about us: We are a global agency who deliver world-class creative ideas with forward-thinking brands. We connect people and brands in meaningful ways by creating ideas people like and share. We call this social thinking. With an international team of over 800 and offices in New York, Madrid, London, Paris, Milan, Munich, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo and Sydney our mission is to put social thinking at the centre of marketing. We work with clients including adidas, Activision, Google, Vodafone and Audi on global, regional and local projects.

Skills Required

  • Strategy

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