POSTED 29 MAR. 2021
Comms & Strategic Planning • Permanent (Full Time)
Global Strategy Director, Creative Systems
A Global Creative Systems Strategy Director is the personification of ‘Seeing the Bigger Picture’
What do you do
Working both outside of and alongside specialist teams within Creative Systems (and other departments); a CS Strategy Director is an expert in finding connections and joining the dots. Whether through the unearthing of data and insights that fuse to steer strategic and creative development; or by spotting opportunities to connect teams, departments or tactical executions in the pursuit of a shared objective.
You are responsible for the development of CS strategic processes, products and tools; and the vanguard / guardian of our strategic output. From their development and dissemination, to their practical application on briefs, pitches and projects, you will lead CS strategic development across a range of clients (working collaboratively with Systems Intelligence). A % of your time will also be dedicated to specific account teams.
Who are you
Part strategist, part analyst, part creative, part planner, you are a strategic all-rounder. And will have working knowledge of Creative System’s core capabilities such as Creative Analytics, DCO, SEO and Influencer marketing; you are CS’s strategic Swiss-Army Knife. While you may have a specialist area, you will mostly operate outside of siloes and specialisms but be able to identify when specialist skills or knowledge are required.
You are skilled in the interrogation and digestible presentation of complex data; a story-teller and persuasive communicator. Adept in the utilization of insight and intelligence tools and resources. As such, you will be able apply the use of these tools to the development of client work, and CS product development and innovation
How you succeed
Collaboration Hunter - consultative partnering with clients, account and specialist teams
Inherently Curious and able to identify opportunities, and explore new ways-of-working
Integrated - sound understanding of Creative Systems, and wider agency offering
People First – contribute to a culture that supports and celebrates everyone
Prolific Practitioner– build and deliver cutting edge solutions to our Clients
Growth Obsessed – focused on driving ROI for clients and revenue growth for MediaCom
Bigger picture thinking and selling
Teacher/Student - Willing to learn, teach, lead and follow