Strategy Director, FMCG - Brand, Strategy & Innovation Consultancy

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£70,000-£90,000 + attractive bens package
Posted
23 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Discipline
Creative
Sector
B2C, FMCG
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

This award-winning boutique brand strategy and innovation consultancy are experiencing significant growth and seek a Strategy Director to head up their strategy team. They combine smart thinking, creativity, leading-edge techniques and tools to innovate, define and bring brands to life for a portfolio of premium clients across Europe and the UK within FMCG, food, drink, spirits, and services. 

This is a pivotal role for an energetic Strategy Director who is comfortable working in a small entrepreneurial environment – you will be working with the senior management team to help steer them into new phases of growth, profitability and 21stC brand thinking as well as managing and mentoring a team of 4. It is essential that you have had at least 8 years of experience in brand development (across agency and/or client-side), has run and fronted global innovation, positioning, and research projects and has a natural curiosity about consumer behavior and insight.

Main Responsibilities and skills required:

  • Fronting client relationships at senior management level
  • Contributing to thought leadership in social media, helping to define their stance on topical issues
  • Remaining abreast of changing thinking within the industry 
  • Contributing with a planning perspective on existing projects and new business
  • Being responsible for their stance on research, managing the process within the business
  • Proven experience of managing people and having contributed to business management 
  • Good at working with a creative team of designers
  • Good at presenting, managing and facilitating workshops
  • Responsive and adept at reading client’s needs

This is an exciting time to join this consultancy with a tight-knit, eclectic mix of bright characters. The culture here is grown-up, down-to-earth, friendly and entrepreneurial - plus they have just moved into fabulous new offices! The ability to travel essential.  Please forward your details to ann@annsharman.co.uk without delay!

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