A growing team of 22 international strategists and creatives based in London, they’re all about brand strategy & innovation. They believe in Daring Intelligence and Contagious Creativity to create brand and products that connect emotionally with the consumers of global businesses. With a strong focus on emerging markets, they worked in 25 countries last year and have a strong reputation for challenging conventions and disrupting established patterns of thinking.
An exceptional opportunity for a talented brand and innovation strategist to join the team and work on world-class accounts.
As an Associate Director, this role will provide you with opportunity to:
Lead the delivery of (international) brand strategy and innovation projects for dynamic, global, market-leading clients, by working collaboratively with your colleagues in strategy, creative and insight.
Facilitate meetings with senior client teams and skilfully facilitate creative workshops with energy and flair.
Use your slick networking skills on client and business development by identifying new opportunities, converting at pitch level and promoting the business through marketing and PR activities.
Manage and develop several junior strategy and insight colleagues.
The main traits of the Associate Director are:
You have been working successfully for an international brand & innovation consultancy and/or in the marketing and innovation function on the client side for 5-10 years.
You are an international brand specialist with the ability to understand and leverage cultural nuance and insight
You are a strong strategic thinker with a flair for creativity
You are commercially aware with experience in insight-driven innovation and have a track record of delivering projects that exceed client expectations
You are well connected and get a kick out of pitching and winning new business projects as well as strengthening client relationships.
You enjoy travelling and you may speak one or more foreign languages (esp. Russian or Mandarin)