Stopgap

Senior Strategist

Recruiter
Stopgap
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
11 Nov 2021
Closes
11 Dec 2021
Ref
GLR-096025
Contact
Gemma Russelll
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C, FMCG
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Strategist - £50,000-£60,000 - London



THE COMPANY

Our client is an award-winning, independent media agency based in London. They started out working with not-for-profit clients and have maintained this loyal pool, whilst expanding into FMCG, Auto, Hospitality and more.

At the core, they are a media agency, but specialise in strategy, consultancy, and data analytics.

They are a super sociable bunch of around 80, that are at the heart of the company and everything they do - everyone is encouraged to share ideas and teams works collaboratively with each other to service their clients.

The 'family feel' to this agency is a real selling point and this is an exciting opportunity to join, have your voice heard and grow in a company that put people first and help to develop careers.



THE ROLE

This senior strategist role will report directly into the Head Of Planning and will be a key component of the strategy team from day one.

The diverse client portfolio will see you working with a mixture of leading not-for-profit and commercial advertisers, as well as feeding into the different areas of team focus - Client Strategy, New Business, Trends/Best Practice, insight and Consultancy.

You will need to think strategically to help define the client challenges and identify the insights to help them get to the answers in order to then craft strategies that will lead to media planning actions.

You will be the main day-to-day strategic lead on accounts and will need to have the experience and skills to be the lead strategist on new business pitches.

Given the requirement for the Strategy Team to proactively lead on external thought pieces, award entries and new business outreach, you will be a confident writer.

This role is within a strategy team of 4 and you will have a Strategist direct report to lean on for support and mentor.

You are expected in the office a minimum of 5 days a month and the rest will be remote working.



YOU

To be a successful candidate you will have the following:

- Circa 5-7 years experience in the industry.

- Previous new business and pitching experience.

- Strong client relationship building skills.

- Good presentation skills.

- Strong attention to detail and numerical ability.

- A good level of Excel and Powerpoint expertise.

- If you come from a large network agency this would be beneficial and having experience with any of the below would be an advantage:

- TGI/ Touchpoints (IMS)

- AdDynamix/ Ad Intel

- YouGov

- Google Analytics

- Social listening tools (e.g Netbase Quid).

If you think you're a great match then apply today!

Senior Strategist - £50,000-£60,000 - London

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