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Senior Strategist

Second-in-command of a growing Strategy discipline in a highly creative integrated communications team. Big opportunity to create world-class strategic work for big global brands.

Key Skills & Responsibilities

  • Leading on proposition and brand work across consumer and corporate clients - feeling comfortable collaborating with senior leads to craft differentiating and creative PR strategies
  • Support on strategic dialogue with clients and account teams; be the key strategic interface on accounts.
  • Take the lead on developing the agency strategic briefing process
  • Inspire and guide the creative team to create integrated campaigns that achieve measurable outcomes
  • Spotting and securing opportunities for growth with existing and new clients
  • Define the research methodology required to expand our understanding of specific audiences and conduct a mix of qualitative, quantitative or ethnographic research
  • Interpret data from our proprietary insights tool the Belief Stack
  • Plan & run client workshops to help us dissect the brief and build our understanding of the challenges that need to be overcome
  • Capable of taking on a varied range of challenges across Corporate and Consumer

Attributes & Qualities

  • Prior experience as a Senior Strat or Mid Strat with big ambitions
  • Ability to become a Head of Strategy within a couple of years
  • Proficient in both Corporate & Consumer comms
  • Confident brand strategist capable of understanding the full cycle of brand development from insight to conception to launch to grow etc
  • Confident, intuitive, rigorous, love of creativity, respect for the ‘big idea’, natural communicator.
  • Led their own Client accounts within an agency structure
  • Experience working in comms agencies or integrated agency with PR in the mix
  • A strong pitch record and workshop facilitation experience
  • Strong data / insight background and interest. Ability to confidently handle data and create compelling, insight-led stories
  • Competent in measurement & analytics

Interested in the role?

If you want to find out more about the role, drop us a note at hello@mslgroup.com.