James Hart

Planning Director

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  • LocationSandridge, St Albans, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Powerpoint
  • A Friendly Can-do Attitude
  • A Good Team Player
  • A Sherlock Eye For Detail
  • Consumer Behaviour Research Analysis
  • Consumer Brands
  • B2B Communications
  • Insight Analysis
  • Data Insights Analysis
  • Workshop Design Facilitation
  • A Taste for Data and Futuristic Things

Work history

Currently

Planning Director

The Gate London

Aug 2015
  • Inspiring better creative insight by working with senior management to provide strategic advice on main Clients and new business.

2015

Strategy Director

Carat

May 2012 - May 2015
  • Senior member and founder of the strategic innovation team "Craft" , providing strategic guidance and creative inspiration on British Airways, Guinness, Cravendale, Smirnoff, Finish , championing creative techniques and internal culture and supporting on new business.

2012

Head of Strategy

Total Media

Mar 2010 - Mar 2012
  • Set up and ran Insight team providing strategic and creative inspiration and guidance to 60 strong planning and buying team

2010

Business Director Invention

Mindshare

Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
  • Providing creative media solutions to all of Mindshare Clients, notable projects were for Unilever, as well as Ford, News International, Motorola, Castrol

2008

Business Director Unilever Comms Planning

Mindshare

Mar 2000 - Mar 2008
  • Running a 10 strong team of planners servicing the worlds biggest FMCG advertiser, prior to that some stints on Kimberley Clark, Pfizer & Nike

2002

Senior Media Planner

Mediavest

Mar 2000 - Mar 2002
  • Providing senior support to GAD on Quaker, Bel UK & Associated New Media

2000

Grad Oik & Ad Exec

Carat

Jul 1997 - Mar 2000
  • Being trained within an inch of my life learning how the workld of media worked in late 90's on Cadbury & Sega

Education

1997

English Film

Metropolitan University

Aug 1994 - May 1997
  • English & Film

Awards

2008

IPA Excellence In Diploma

IPA

  • the MBA of brands. A distnace learning study of modern branding and communications