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Strategic Planning Director

  • Strategic Planning Director
  • London
  • £90k - £90k
  • Posted28 November 2016
  • Ref1537868_1480328261
  • ConsultantMarc Conway
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorMedia
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionStrategic Planning Director
  • Salary£90,000 - £90,000 per annum

An innovative and forward thinking media agency is looking for a Strategic Planning Director to work on a leading retail brand. This agency is big on internal progression and fast tracking careers. They make sure their employees are rewarded in terms of career growth, social life and personal welfare.

You will be working on a very high profile client, with annual billings of over £100m, and your purpose is primarily to lead the strategic development of the business.

The seniority of this position and the nature of the client means that this role requires a balance between best in class communications / media planning and the ability to think strategically about the medium and long term.
The role will also work in partnership with the entire Strategic Planning community, drawing on an extraordinary array of specialisms to build bespoke, integrated tools and solutions for clients - existing and potential.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*Development of an integrated communications plan to deliver against client requirements
*Ownership of response key client briefs and support to teams across all briefs
*Ensuring that responses are as integrated as possible
*Management of key stakeholders across as well as partner agencies
*Gaining 'Trusted Advisor' status amongst senior clients to ensure that you are seen as a key agency to help them grow their business

Requirements of the Strategic Planning Director:

*Self-driven, yet an inherent team player
*Embraces profitable change, growth and development
*Strong understanding of the changing role of media in brand development, particularly digital and social media
*A business and brand thinker, who understands the relationship between media and business outcomes
*General understanding of marketing, media and communications concepts, models, skills, practices, tools, frameworks, etc
*Presentation skills; must be able to present to senior level clients and also peers
*Can influence effectively internally and externally
*Effective under pressure
*Ambitious and committed

This role comes with a comprehensive benefits package including birthday day off, in-house GP, gym membership, private medical cover and many more.

If the above opportunity appeals to you or is in line with positions you have a matching skill set for please get in touch for further information! Alternatively if you know someone who would like would be good for this position, get in touch and potentially earn yourself a £250 referral fee.

Marc Conway
Marc Conway

He's our Media Planning and Buying Managing Consultant.

I recruit for media agencies and I am passionate about the industry and how it is evolving. Specialising in media planners and buyers from entry level to board, I work across all media including digital and can assist you if yo...

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