Strategy Director - branding, digital, comms - leisure, retail, media, international not-for-profit

Job Title: Strategy Director - branding, digital, comms - leisure, retail, media, international not-for-profit
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary: £80-100k+ plus generous benefits package; salary dependent on experience
Reference: 15627964
Job Published: January 31, 2018 00:00

Job Description

The Agency

This is a world-class strategic and creative branding agency with an emphasis on integrated brand work, from brand identity and communications to digital and above the line advertising. They have an enviable reputation for strategic and creative excellence, and, as a result, work with some of the most successful consumer brands in leisure, retail, media and international not-for-profit.

They’re a lively team, passionate about what they do. They have attitude, a sense of humour and fun. They are busy, super-smart, creative, successful and... growing!

Strategy Director – the role

Are you someone with an analytical mind coupled with creative flare? Someone who has a natural burning curiosity and loves to solve a mystery, someone who enjoys a diverse range of challenges and takes delight in producing amazing solutions for clients? If so, this could be an amazing opportunity for you.

Strategy Director – the experience

  • The ability to reinvent brands from the inside out, from positioning and architecture to experience design and culture change
  • 10 years’ experience, building original, world-class brand and creative strategies
  • Someone who is immersed in traditions and trends, cultures and subcultures, technology and new enterprise, politics and economics – in the way we live
  • Someone who can help CEOs right through to junior teams to think bravely, to disrupt and innovate
  • A problem-solver and catalyst for ideas who can challenge clients in meaningful ways and in response to changing local and global dynamics
  • An intuitive understanding of clients, what they want and need

You’ll get to exercise your mind, work on progressive briefs with leadership teams across the world. You’ll be part of a talented group of thinkers and makers, from strategists and technologists to writers and designers.

If you can bring the kind of substance, charm and energy that can win people over at every level of an organisation, you’ll be able to shape the way the agency work and do something truly ground-breaking.

Salary: dependent on experience, includes generous benefits package

About Us

At Story, we find talent for the design, branding, marketing and advertising sectors. With 25 years’ combined experience, we have built long term relationships with some of the most innovative agencies in the creative industry.

We find roles for a whole host of agency people – managing directors, client services directors, strategic directors and senior planners, account managers, execs and junior planners, project managers, production specialists, creative services etc.

We focus on design and branding and integrated marketing, working with a large network of agencies, from larger, group owned consultancies to medium-sized independents and boutique agencies in the UK and internationally.

We believe that quality is often in the detail. We spend time listening to both clients and candidates - and often reading between the lines is what enables us to find the best matches. The philosophy is simple; to offer the best possible service and solutions to both candidates and clients and develop strong, long term relationships. Our straight-talking approach, along with our integrity and commitment in doing good work, make us trusted partners.