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Head of Strategy - 80k - London (Global Brand!)

Sector:
Type Permanent
Location:
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Contact: Norelle Briggs
Contact Number: 0203 216 2568

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with 5-8 years’ media agency strategy experience looking to work on a market leading drinks company and lead the media planning function at one of the UKs longest established independent media agencies!  

The Head of Strategy will be required to manage the communications of the agencies largest client account and to lead the media planning function. 

Key Responsibilities
  • To develop brilliant strategic solutions for this client account, using excellent brand, market consumer and media understanding to deliver business value. 
  • To be a trusted partner for clients and a strong leader amongst the team.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of cross-channel media strategies for individual campaigns
  • Accountable for understanding, interpreting and distilling client's core business and marketing objectives into clear actionable for the media strategies 
  • Accountable for the quality of consumer understanding and journey development for their largest client account, interrogating the role of brand and communications in consumer lives and culture
  • Accountable for leveraging past campaign data and learning's to develop, refine and deliver media implementation guidelines and improve future campaigns
Role Requirements
  • A senior strategist with 6-8 years big brand experience 
  • Capable across the board - move with ease between data, consumers and ideas - and have an excellent understanding of all media channels (TV, OOH, MOBILE AND SOCIAL)
  • Both a sharp and strategic brain that can pull together a media-agnostic strategy and commercial nous to understand how the strategy will be implemented
  • Best in class strategic thinking with an ability to communicate (written and verbal) strategic and innovative ideas with clarity and simplicity
  • Excellent ability and proven track record of working with clients at a senior level to advise on the strategic direction of their communications and its ability to deliver business value. 
  • Strong understanding around the role of convergent media in delivering business value for modern brands
  • Cultural awareness, analytical mindset and relentless curiosity. 
  • Deep knowledge of media and communications planning tools and processes and strong understanding of multiple sources for market, consumer and media intelligence. 
  • Numerate and highly analytical with the ability to use a broad range of analytical approaches and techniques.
If you fit the bill and like the sound of this role then I would love to speak with you. So get in touch!

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