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Senior Strategist - Independent Experiential Agency - London

Summary

Are you a Senior Strategist with outside the box thinking and an extensive knowledge of integrated creative responses and activations to join a growing strategy team? If this is you then we urge you to read on to find out more about the role and our client.


DNA are working with an amazing independent experiential agency, who work alongside well know retail brands, to ensure that they offer the best brand experiences.

DNA Recruit is working on behalf of a client who is looking for a Senior Strategist, who will be joining part of a growing strategy team and will be working with senior clients, writing creative briefs and ensuring that a high standard of all projects and campaigns are achieved and met as well as coaching and supporting and inspiring junior planners within the team. Some of your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse the business issue to ensure the problems to overcome are clear.
  • Provide rigorous insight gathering covering everything from brand and audience behaviours to category and multiple context behaviours as well as channel understanding.
  • Create and develop articulate and straight-talking strategic presentations both on briefs and on strategic partnership projects
  • Detailed activation planning and clear direction on channel strategy.
  • Presenting to clients as well as internally to senior account and creative teams.
  • Preparing and facilitating internal and client facing workshops in order to deliver more agile ways of working for concept and activation.
  • Introducing and applying expert strategic direction from client briefing sessions to creative briefing, decision journey mapping and storytelling.
  • Manage multiple projects from initial client briefing through to implementation.
  • Attend cross agency meetings and guide strategic thinking


Is it you?
The Senior Strategist brings with them an extensive knowledge of integrated creative responses and activations, as well as on-trade and off trade brand knowledge as well as a good understanding and experience of digital/e-commerce. As you will be joining a growing Strategy team, you must be able to nurture, mentor and inspire junior planners, and build relationships within senior members of the business. Other skills and experience our client is looking for in the Senior Strategist are:


  • Clear, single minded strategic direction to inspire creative concept
  • A thorough and expansive knowledge of brand behaviour, category and consumer insights in all integrated creative channels
  • A deep understanding of how brands work and the consumer's needs in the marketplace.
  • The knowledge and experience to apply and implement multi-platform thinking (i.e. in-store activation, digital, brand experience, on-trade activation, integrated)
  • Ability to produce high quality strategy within timings and scope, and are calm, confident and approachable.



Salary: up to £60K + benefits

At a time when the Strategist team is growing this is a great time to be joining this exciting agency, so if you wish to be instantly considered for this role please click apply to send us your CV, and we can then get in touch should your skills and experience be are what our client is looking for.

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Job Title:
Senior Strategist - Independent Experiential Agency - London
Contract type:
Permanent
Specialisms:
Events & ExperientialClient Services
Location:
London, England
Salary:
£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + benefits
Contact name:
Leatitia Lyons
Contact email:
leatitia@dnarecruit.com
Publish date:
7/02/22