Cult LDN

Senior Strategist

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 21 June 2018
Website: cultldn.com
Twitter: @cultldn
Job Listing Added: 23 May 2018

OVERVIEW
With offices in both London and New York, working at Cult allows you to work in two of the most Creative cities in the world. Being willing to travel is core to all our roles and we encourage cross territory working which offers our team not only diversity in their day to day roles but the opportunity to absorb and learn from different cultures. 

Whether it is travelling to NYC for key meetings, pitches or if you are interested in a longer-term plan to relocate across the pond, we want to support our team and help them achieve their goals.


ABOUT THE ROLE
The Senior Strategist plays an integral and pivotal role at Cult LDN. Ideally, you will have an avid interest in technology and its innovative application in marketing, this coupled with sector experience in luxury, fashion, beauty and lifestyle is a plus. As a senior strategist, you will lead the team by developing and presenting strategic marketing recommendations.


OVERALL PURPOSE
As a senior strategist, your role will be to collate crucial data that ensures all Cult LDN strategies are well informed and laid out, you will know our clients well and generate a robust blueprint to ensure we deliver success to their brands and products.
This role will require the delivery of clear and insightful briefs which will be a fundamental part of the job. As a senior strategist, you will have desire and enthusiasm for understanding the client and consumer. You will inspire co-workers to feel the same.
Solving problems is your ‘nom de guerre’. Your analytical mind will ensure strategies are productive and generate client satisfaction and often surpass expectation.


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Taking a leading strategic role on key clients and should collectively run all major clients with a view to creating the best solutions for each team.
Showing leadership within Client teams: setting a positive example, reviewing and critiquing, giving guidance on how to finesse and improve etc. Responsible for ensuring clarity and consistency of team-work, and staff improvement.
Representing the agency in a positive light, e.g. by speaking at conferences, writing articles, participating in industry events
Building positive relationships with senior people within the industry.
Develop and maintain a forward progressive motion throughout Client teams and the company as a whole
Build strong client relationships (where Clients respect and value what we do) especially with key decision makers.
Be a trusted and respected member of agency team in the eyes of the Client by being recognised within our industry as consistently delivering the most innovative, forward-thinking solutions – Be viewed as the key contact on the account by all Clients.
Consistently deliver on time and within budget.
Identifying potential problems, issues & opportunities in time to take appropriate action.
Managing communication between Clients and agency partners by keeping the right people informed in the right way at the right time.
Managing Client profitability by monitoring workloads and hours over time to ensure we are in line with fees.
Specifically, demonstrate an ability to proactively grow role with Client and business.
Where appropriate, cross-pollinate other Cult LDN products, divisions and offerings into existing and new Client relationships.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS & APTITUDE
A proven track record of increasing company turnover with evidence of growing business year on year
Proven track record of successfully identifying and converting new business opportunities
Sector knowledge and understanding of best practice
Ability to communicate knowledgeably about social and digital strategies
An acute eye for detail
Analytical experience - demonstrated through communications with the team and clients
Proven experience in leading high profile pitches and understanding what is required as part of the response
A team player with the ability to work under own initiative
Experience managing a wide variety of stakeholders and senior personnel to achieve the desired outcome
Able to work quickly, accurately and under pressure
Flexible, adaptable and diplomatic
Excellent at communicating with team, clients and prospects
Leadership and management experience
Professional attitude to work at all times

How to Apply