Head of Strategy - London - Advertising Agency

Recruiter
DNA Recruit
Location
London
Salary
£120000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted
20 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
RL7714
Contact
Robin Longes
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Head of Strategy - London - Advertising Agency

The Role:

Head of Strategy for one of London's leading creative agencies. This London Advertising agency has gone through a recent period of growth and some of the coolest creative accounts in town.

Working with the senior management team, including the CEO and ECD, you'll be leading a team of hybrid planners spread across a range of accounts. The are looking for a candidate that holds an edge of traditional brand planning with forward thinking non-traditional methodologies.

The Candidate:

  • The successful candidate will have extensive experience of leading teams and inspiring strategists as well as the Creative and Client teams.
  • At least 12 years of ATL and TTL agency experience - advertising agency and digital agency mix most desired.
  • Thought leader - able to simplify the most complex of briefs; distil insights; connect on trends both inside and out of the creative industry.
  • Collaborator - the agency works as a team rather than in silos, so you must be used to working in a modern and agile way of working.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Effectiveness - seeking the best possible insights to influence the best creative ideas, regardless of channel.
  • Business development - looking to lead on local and global pitches to keep impact behind new business.
  • Leadership - be an ambassador for the agency internally and externally, to demonstrate a centre of excellence in Thought Leadership

If you're a Planning Partner or Head of Strategy working at a leading creative agency, please send me your details or drop me a note in the strictest of confidence.

Apply now!

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