Senior Social Strategist

SE1 0SW, London (Greater)
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job overview:
We are looking for a confident Senior Strategist who will play a lead role in the development of strategic and creative work which build a client’s brand. Strong relationships with creative teams allow them to create ideas together but also to be respected when they need to critique and redirect the creative process. Clients respect their thinking, their honesty and their influence within the agency.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Social Strategy:
- To structure brand strategies to deliver ideas through a range of social communication channels and digital platforms
- To be a trusted strategic advisor to clients, with a strong commercial understanding of their businesses and brands
- To be innovative and invent new ways of looking at a problem
- To lead qual and quant research projects
- To have the ability to write clear and compelling strategic arguments
- To provide pivotal stimulus and inspiration for strategic direction

- To be instrumental in helping teams structure their thinking and deliver complex social communication solutions
- To navigate and mediate potential tension between the creative and commercial agendas
- To drive the Agency resource to deliver against the evolving creative environment
- To lead creative research process

- A trusted partner to a pivotal day to day client
- To bring new ideas to the department in meetings
- A partner to the Account Directors, BAD's and Creative Directors
- Fluency in writing skills

Skills & Experience:

• A graduate with at least 10 years of relevant agency experience developing communication strategies
• Experience working on automobile brands
• Must have proven experience working across social, print and digital campaigns
• Proven track record of structuring the delivery of innovative ideas across channels
• The ability to interpret high level briefs from the clients, and experience of partnering on new business pitches is essential
• Qualitative and quantitative research expertise
• Excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative approach and creative insight
• To have experience delivering strategy on award winning work
• To have experience mentoring Junior Strategists

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