Strategy Director (youth culture agency)
We're very excited to be a partner with this exciting full service creative marketing studio which specialises the fashion, lifestyle and beauty industry. They act as the creative and strategic partner for their clients - which include adidas and Nike - connecting them to youth and digital culture.
They are now looking to bring in a Senior Strategist to head the department and become an authoritative voice on cultural analysis and trend forecasting. This is an exciting position which will work into the leadership team and work closely with clients such as Nike and Spotify, to deliver culture-focused insights and strategy in the form of reports, campaigns and consultancy.
You will report to the founder and have around 5 direct reports including a Creative Strategist, Insight and Cultural Analyst, Culture Editor, Digital Strategist and Visual Strategist.
Some of your responsibilities will be to identify opportunities, working with the Head of Client Services on new business. Establish new services, set and maintain standards and processes and work closely with the Operations Director on growth/progress roadmaps.
You will also lead creative, cultural, brand and digital strategy for clients and help cast the team, define the framework/methodology and oversee the research, process, presentation and output.
Our ideal person for this amazing role, will have a solid c10 year heritage as a senior strategist, working across brand, campaign and digital strategies, leading teams. And also have experience or ambition to step into a leadership role. Someone with an arsenal of strategic tools and approaches, ready to tackle any problem. You'll be flexible in your approach, able to deliver both brand, creative and campaign strategy. You'll be able to generate clear and actionable strategies.
You're already on the pulse of culture, tracking the latest developments within youth and internet culture. You'll have ideas for the business that react to cultural moments and moods, reporting cultural and industry insights back to the rest of the team. You will act as a spokesperson and brand guardian beyond client interactions, but outside of work - attending networking events, participating on panel talks and commenting on industry trends for press.
Contact: Lucy Simpson