Senior Brand Strategist,

Bristol

£competitive + benefits

SM1138

A rare opportunity for an experienced Senior Brand Strategist has arisen to join one of Bristol’s leading design agencies.

You’ll have considerable experience in a brand building environment, either gained within a similar agency or client side in brand and packaging design, where you have managed strategy and projects for client brands.

You may have a background in client service or strategic planning, but must have a detailed, practical knowledge of branding and the ability to expand the agency’s strategic branding capability and improve client perception of the breadth of the service offering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attend client project briefings, meetings and research groups/debriefs to act as strategic counsel to the team working on given projects.
  • Prepare for and lead strategy workshops (positioning; brand architecture; innovation; naming etc.) and client strategy presentations – researching the relevant categories/markets; preparing presentations; analysing client research and generally filtering the available information to ascertain the key insights and factors which should inform the development of creative work.
  • Deliver pitch work from preparation of credentials; interrogation of pitch briefs; development of strategic response and explanation of creative work.
  • Provide & deliver strategic leadership, support, guidance and direction on all accounts.
  • Write and deliver succinct, focused and inspiring creative briefs for the creative team.
  • Work directly with the Creative Services Director to identify/research new markets and generate strategic work to feed into the new business strategy.
  • Work closely with Creative Services team on client development, generate regular insight and trend-based content, which explore opportunity areas for brands to connect with consumers.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary & annual pay reviews
  • Annual bonus scheme (after completion of 12 months service)
  • 23 days holiday (which rises with length of service), plus all Bank Holidays
  • Your birthday off (Friday or Monday if it falls on a weekend)
  • Christmas shut down period (without any deduction from your holiday entitlement)
  • 4.30pm finish on Fridays (workload depending) plus free drinks
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Life Assurance (after completion of 3-month probation)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced company pension contributions
  • Breakfast – plus free fruit, tea, coffee and cordials throughout the day
  • Regular inspiration & team events
  • Health cash plan

To apply for this job please drop me a line, quoting Ref: SM1138, together with your CV  to:

sarah@sarahmoir.co.uk