The Full Service

Junior Strategist

Job Added: 23 January 2019
Applications Close: 22 February 2019
Level: Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @the_fullservice

Rankin Group is made up of the companies – Rankin photography, Rankin Film, Hunger Magazine, Tonic Reps, True Black Studios & The Full Service.

The Full Service is the brand strategy & creative services arm of the Rankin Group.
We are a team of creatives, directors, photographers, researchers, strategists, producers and editors who collaborate with brands ranging from luxury to FMCG, charities, editorial platforms, beauty, fashion & automotive.

We help brands be culturally relevant through creative communication, campaigns, brand building & content creation.

We create work that is bold, brave & beautiful.

Job Purpose:

The role of Junior Strategist at The Full Service will be to work closely with the Insights & Strategy Manager and creative teams to create the foundations of creative strategy for a range of projects across presentations, pitches, brand building, rebranding, marketing, social media, editorial, digital content, events, experiences and 360 campaigns.

Key Accountabilities:

It will be your responsibility, with some oversight from the Strategy Manager, to recognise opportunities within client briefs and support with the ongoing development and application of strategy.

The Junior Strategist will also often conduct, commission & utilise research into competitors, brands, market categories, future innovations as well as cultural, social & consumer behaviours. From this research you will find key insights, opportunities and recommendations that will underpin the strategic & creative development of work.

Essential Qualifications:

• Relevant degree or higher
• 1-2 years of experience in media and/or a creative environment, with focus on developing brand, campaign and content strategy.

Essential Competencies:

• Understanding of wider commercial, brand and consumer context.
• Confident, captivating presenter
• Articulate writer & clear communicator
• Keynote & deck building experience
• Analytical Problem Solver
• Able to recognise opportunities & solutions
• Collaborative nature
• Digital & Social Media Savvy
• Experience using tools such as Stylus, LSN, WGSN, Mintel & L2

Preferred Qualifications:

APG Qualification or similar Social media/digital experience

Preferred Competencies:

• Natural Curiosity & a wide range of varied interests
• Self-starter with initiative & independence
• Ability to work well under pressure & tight deadlines
• Comfort with juggling multiple projects
• Workshopping & Interviewing experience would be a bonus
• Knowledge of innovative and non-traditional brand communications

How to apply

Email: [email protected] with ‘Your Name – Junior Strategist in the subject field, attaching a CV, and brief cover letter that must address the above criteria.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.