Senior digital strategist

Job Title: Senior digital strategist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: Around £45,000 - we're open to negotiation based on skills and experience.
Reference: 15623069
Job Published: November 16, 2017 00:00

Job Description


An exciting opportunity to provide strategic expertise and guidance within one of the leading marketing agencies in the U.K.

As a senior strategist, you will be responsible for developing compelling strategic narratives, building client relationships, and contributing to client delivery and long term growth. As a Brilliant Noise employee, you embody our philosophy, vision and approach.

We're an ambitious company and we're growing fast. We work hard without losing sight of the importance of happy employees - we're dedicated to keeping Brilliant Noise a fantastic place to work. 


  • Provide strategic direction to key accounts through understanding clients business objectives, customer needs and broader market trends.
  • Work closely with new business, client and operations teams to plan strategic and creative programmes of work.
  • Work closely with research and data teams to inform programme development and deliver market and customer insight to clients and prospects.


  • Problem solve creatively for Brilliant Noise and our clients.
  • Set a creative direction for digital programmes and campaigns.
  • Plan strategic and creative programmes of work.
  • Brief client and internal teams on strategic and creative programmes of work.

Relationship management:

  • Work closely with clients and prospects to communicate business challenges and opportunities.
  • Work closely with client partners and project managers to communicate and plan programmes of work that lead to commercial success.
  • Manage internal communications relating to client and internal strategic programmes of work.

Technical and data:

  • Provide valuable insight from multiple data sources.
  • Create evaluation frameworks, and define success measures.
  • Report on content and platform success using platform specific data e.g. Facebook Insights, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Provide valuable insight from multiple data sources.
  • Support colleagues with insights to fuel new opportunities.


  • Help to develop new strategic and consultancy products and services.
  • Identify and scope commercial opportunities in line with client needs.
  • Support business development pitches and proposals.
  • Participate in the Brilliant Noise marketing programme, including: collateral - white papers and other content, product descriptions, client stories and blog posts.


  • Help to formalise processes and methods that improve efficiency, reporting and communications.
  • Help direct the development of high potential team members as and when they are hired.


  • Could be responsible for coaching / line managing junior members of the team.

Reports to

Head of strategy and planning. This is a senior role, working as part of the wider services team.

What we look for in potential hires

You have:

  • At least five years experience in a strategic role, client or agency side.
  • Business development skills. You’ll be working collaboratively to grow the agency.
  • Digital expertise and knowledge of data, tools and platforms.

You are:

  • An expert at identifying business and audience needs and turning these into actionable digital strategies and plans that clients understand and buy into.
  • A creative thinker and team player that loves collaborating with clients and colleagues.
  • Someone who fights for what’s right - creating the conditions for success.
  • Confident and happy to delegate - able to lead with both clients and internal teams.