Strategist - Media Agency

  • Job Reference: 426781211-2
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Lipton Media
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Marketing, Media, Print, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Strategist - Media Agency

£40,000 - £60,000 Depending on experience

Leading independent media agency seeks a talented strategist to join their fast-growing team.

There is scope within the business to hire either a strategist or senior strategist, crucially you must have direct experience from a media agency.

The strategy team have five areas of focus:·

Client Strategy - Ensuring all our clients have a clear strategy and appropriate support in broader strategic thinking to help drive their business forward.·

Consultancy - A significant area of growth for the agency. They are responsible for delivering strategic consultancy projects to help clients make the most of their marketing, galvanize internal stakeholders, and leverage every available touchpoint for maximum success.·

New Business - The strategy team play a key component in all agency pitching, which is crucial to agency growth.

Trends/Best Practice - Ensuring they stay on top of relevant developments in market and broader culture, and relay these to both clients and agency colleagues to enable them to make appropriate decisions.

Insight - They help clients get closer to their consumer using quantitative and qualitative research. They think creatively to find the answer and ensure the customer is at the centre of strategy and planning.

The Role

This strategist/senior strategist role will report directly into the Strategy Director and will be a key component of the strategy team from day one.

Our client has a truly diverse client base and you will be working on a mixture of leading not-for-profit and commercial advertisers, as well as feeding into the different areas of team focus as outlined above.

We want you to think strategically to help define the challenges they will work with their clients to solve, identify the insights to help them get to the answers, and then craft strategies that will lead to media planning actions.

You will feel an integral part of the business, as the role will require you to work collaboratively across both the agency, and with clients' internal teams.

Experience Required

  • Having worked in Communications Strategy departments before
  • Existing experience of circa 3 years + in the industry is where this role is pitched. At the more higher end salary 5-7 years.
  • We are really interested in learning more about you as an individual and what skills you can bring to the team.
  • Previous new business and pitching experience is highly preferable

Key Skills

  • Curiosity and an interest in diverse viewpoints and sources.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and numerical ability.
  • Strong understanding of media terminology and concepts.
  • Have the ability to plan across the whole media mix.

Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media sales, digital media sales, print sales, exhibition sales, event sales, conference sales, outdoor sales, radio sales, marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.

Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.