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- Full Time
Experienced Strategy/Planning Director who will lead the global marketing on hair/ Unilever and automotive brands, as well as new business strategy. This is a global role, so a candidate with experience in markets outside the UK is required.
- Leading the strategic direction of the brands, developing end to end brand strategy.
- Leading the strategic development of communications for the brands and be instrumental in helping to shape the creative development of the work.
- Leading research, both qualitative and quantitative to both develop and test new communications approaches.
- Be a partner to the client business beyond the communications – as required.
- Be a leader in the brand teams helping to develop talent and build teams.
- Leadership and management of junior team members
Required Skills and Experience
- 7+ years of experience in Strategy/Planning roles, including previous experience working at Planning Director level, within a large, leading creative advertising agency.
- Experience working on global, haircare/personal care brands (with experience working on Unilever brands as highly desirable)
- Experience working on successful pitches, regional or global
- Experience of campaign development in another market, other than the UK
- Experience of leadership and management of junior team members
- Demonstrable success in global business development and new business
- Have a strong strategic understanding, demonstrated by having attended relevant training courses, e.g. with the IPA
- Experience of leadership in strategic thinking from past roles, with experience leading end-to-end brand strategy at a full-service creative agency
- Experience directing qualitative and quantitative research is essential
- Confident, with the gravitas and sensitivity to lead effectively
- Excellent at building relationships
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Flexible and adaptable approach, and ability to resolve issues quickly.
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