Culture & Trends Director

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Location
Central Manchester
Salary
Up to £45,000
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Discipline
Marketing
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Join the Dots are currently on the hunt for an exceptional individual to help us deliver our unique model for delivering cultural context and understanding people across the world.

We have an exciting new role within our growing Culture & Trends Team for a Culture & Trends Director. We’re looking for a first-class communicator with a passion for culture, people and brands, and an interest in consumer trends across the globe.

The role requires a strategic brain to identify and confidently apply trend insights to our clients’ brands, helping them to anticipate change and deliver business strategy against it. Key elements of the role will be developing innovation platforms, delivering cultural immersions and trend deep dives and informing consumer brand strategies. 

The post sits within the Culture & Trends team, we are a specialist team within Join the Dots with big ambitions! You can discover more about the Culture & Trends team here https://www.instagram.com/illume_spots/  and our thinking here: www.illumestories.com

You will:-

  • Highly experienced at client relationship management, working with senior client stakeholders;
  • Be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for digital, brands, people and trends
  • Be able to interpret and apply secondary data and trends to deliver commercial benefit 
  • Be a team player with experience in coaching and developing others
  • Have excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Foreign language skills are desirable, but not essential for the role

We are committed to offering learning and development opportunities to all our people. There will be many opportunities for the successful candidate to benefit from working alongside market leaders and pioneers in digital research and consumer insights for some of the biggest global brands in retail, FMCG, travel, financial services, media and technology.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 8 October 2017. Candidates will be informed whether they have been successful in getting the interview stage on 10 October 2017, with interviews to be held at our offices in central Manchester on 16 & 17 October 2017.

What's in it for you?

We’re based in the heart of the Northern Quarter in Manchester, surrounded by cool bars and restaurants and are about a 7 minute walk from Piccadilly Gardens. On top of that we offer corporate benefits such as an excellent pension scheme, season ticket loan, 25 days holiday and an employee perk portal for saving on high street stores and wellbeing packages.

Fancy a chat?

Diversity and inclusion are high on our agenda and we welcome applications from all walks of life. If you’d like more information about the role before applying email our Talent Acquisition Manager laurie.higdon@jointhedotsmr.com and we’ll set up a chat.

To read the full job description and apply for the role by uploading your CV and cover letter, please click 'apply'.

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