Digital Strategist – Central London or Bristol

Location: Bristol
Job Reference:AM/76701
Salary:£45,000k - £55,000k base plus excellent benefits plus pension
Type:Permanent

The Client

An award-winning Digital Consultancy based in Central London and Bristol.

For over 20 years they have solved problems for businesses and unlocked value for their users. A standout thread flows through all of their work: they deliver bespoke digital solutions focusing on how people experience technology, bridging the gaps between strategy, design and technical way of thinking.

Using Agile processes and in-depth discovery, adhering closely to the principles of user-centred design. They are not afraid to challenge conventional thinking and are known for their candid, jargon-free approach to delivery.

Their culture is built on trust, collaboration, optimism, inclusivity and diversity. Along with a broad and impressive client portfolio across public sector brands, to membership organisations, charities and commercial enterprises to name just a few.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an inspiring, client-facing Digital Strategist who will spearhead their Digital Marketing services and bring fresh ideas and opportunities for their ambitious clients.

Being passionate and opinionated about all things digital. Primarily you’ll bring a birds-eye view to their Digital Marketing services, working collaboratively with their sector specialists in Communications, SEO, Paid Media and UX to identify opportunities and help to shape the digital future for their key accounts.

Key responsibilities:

Some of the key responsibilities for this successful individual would be but no limited to:

  • You will be pivotal in driving growth in the uptake of Digital Marketing services with prospective and existing clients of the agency.
  • Be responsible for representing the Digital Marketing function of the agency at pitches and client meetings and bring fresh thinking and innovative ideas to the table.
  • Collaborate with the agency’s digital specialists and Client Services team will be a key part of the role.
  • Championing Digital Marketing within the agency, keeping abreast of key trends and bringing specialist knowledge across one of more of our core digital disciplines: Communications, SEO, CRM and Paid Media.
  • Work with the Client Services team to identify opportunities for growth with existing clients, drawing on the knowledge and expertise of our team of marketing specialists to craft compelling proposals that will resonate with clients.
  • Lead on and owning Digital Marketing strategy and commercial positioning in new business pitches.
  • Be the client lead for key Digital Marketing projects, overseeing reporting and analysis and presenting an integrated view of success at client meetings.
  • Contribute to the thought-leadership profile of the agency by attending and presenting at events and working in collaboration with their Communications team on think pieces for the agency.

The Candidate:

The successful Digital Strategist will be/have:

  • Inspirational and collaborative, you’ll have a winning way with colleagues and clients alike and your passion for Digital Marketing will shine through in pitch situations.
  • You’ll be commercially minded and able to think on your feet.
  • Come from a proven background in one or more of our core Digital Marketing disciplines (Communications, SEO, CRM Paid Media), which will give you credibility and insight
  • Your natural thirst for Digital Marketing knowledge will mean that you are informed and opinionated across the marketing mix, capable of shaping compelling, innovative proposals that provide solutions that respond to client needs.
  • You’ll also have the charisma and communication skills to empower the wider team to open-up productive conversations with clients around Digital Marketing.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Flair for pitching and winning client trust
  • Innovative thinker with a track record of effecting change

Benefits:

  • Package designed to attract the right candidate
  • Including a competitive benefits package of 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice pension
  • Free drinks on a Friday
  • Free fruit and breakfast
  • Free tea, coffee, and Juice
  • A whole host of social events throughout the year
  • Free eye tests and annual flu jabs on us

Please contact for a confidential discussion

Your Consultants

Andrew McLeod
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Get in touch for more info

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