Head of Digital Strategy

Reed Marketing & Creative
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a strategically led digital agency, delivering exciting, innovative work – whether that’s a new digital product, campaign, social strategy or an organisational wide digital transformation.In order to do this they have a strong team in place made up of strategists, planners and analyst who contribute significantly to the bottom line, who you’ll be managing.

They're looking for someone to join them for a 12-14 month contract to lead their Strategy team for a maternity cover.

Key Responsibilities:
• As a thought leader with deep digital and strategic experience you will help grow the strategic proposition and process to ensure it remains relevant for all clients
• To lead the team to deliver strategy across all clients and a range of disciplines including (but not limited to) high level digital visions, digital product strategy, social and content strategy, campaign planning, and transformation projects.
• To ensure all strategy deliverables are resourced and delivered on brief, on budget and delight the client.
• Motivate and develop a permanent team of 4 plus regular freelance resource.
• Promote their strategic offering within the agency, to clients and within the wider digital network – whether that’s selling in a new process/product to client services, presenting work or talking at conferences
• Shape and contribute to their thought leadership programme. Defining interesting areas/trends to explore, conducting any proprietary research to underpin our opinion, and communicating that view – whether that’s through whitepapers, conference talks or networking events,
• Provide strategic direction in new business pitches – as well as a being a key part of the pitch team
• Sit as part of the management team – setting the operational direction of the agency

Your Experience:
• You’ll have significant experience of working in a senior strategic role in a digital agency
• You’ll have proven experience of leading teams or project work
• You’ll have proven experience of delivering ‘results’ with big name clients where there has been significant digital investment
• You’ll have the ability to work independently – forming your own opinions, making your own decisions and standing by them
• You’ll be a digital enthusiast with a proactive desire to keep well versed on new digital trends and how to best implement them to get results
• You’ll be able to demonstrate your digital thought leadership & expertise
• You’ll need to be able to occasionally work at the Bristol office

If this sounds like the role for you, then apply now!

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