Digital Strategist

£35,000 | Manchester | Permanent
Posted 26 days ago

We’re looking for a Digital Strategist, but maybe not as you're used to.

This person will oversee the management & strategy of an entire digital department. Playing an integral role as the right hand man/woman to the Head of Digital, within a creative agency.

With plans to expand the department further, the DS will have a key voice with all further team recruitment & development. Whilst being heavily involved in client meetings and pitches, across both new and existing accounts. As some of these clients are international retailers, the Digital Strategist will also on occasion need to travel; to Boston, Paris, Berlin…

So, who would we like to meet?

Ideally, a digital marketer of 5 years. An individual grasping a strong technical knowledge of online channels, with full understanding of the entire digital marketing landscape. Someone analytical, comfortable translating results between agency & client. A professional who can lead projects without having their hand held. Negotiate under pressure and most importantly, who wants to progress within a broad role, whilst they develop a team & department.

Personal Particulars:

Digitally Aware - Understanding of new technologies and best digital marketing practices, across web build, search, content & outreach.

Strategic Minded - Show’s awareness and insight into the key issues our clients look to overcome. With an ability to use this to lead the wider agency, towards a common goal for clients.

Client Focussed - Empathetic towards client needs, with the ability can translate these clearly across internal teams. Ensuring clients see continued ROI, making clear recommendations for optimisation.

Articulate Communicator - Overseeing all aspects of your digital strategy, making clear recommendations and results with a transparent approach. Whilst confidently facing clients to pitch, maintain relationships, report & translate results.
Market Knowledge - Performing competitor & client audits based on technical, content & outreach perspectives & formulating forward action.

Leader & Team Player - With an infectious enthusiasm to work in collaboration across all teams within the agency. Able to assert themselves elegantly when a firmer hand is needed.

Ability to Negotiate - Strong negotiation skills with clients. With an ability to protect the agency’s interests whilst ensuring positive outcomes.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Jay Compson
0161 237 0025

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