Jobs – The Other Strategic Planner

THE OTHER STRATEGIC PLANNER

We’re looking for a thinker and a doer who is equal parts intellectually rigorous and creatively curious, with an instinct for relating a good story and as great in making the complex simple.

 

Our new Strategic Planner is passionate about finding new ways to bring ideas to life, based on new insights, and be able to communicate those points of view clearly and persuasively to clients and colleagues.

 

Join a team of 12 advertising professionals that pursue a goal to deliver above expectations based on their belief of the creative crossing: the crossroad between strategy and creativity. You’ll join us working on our clients like OPPO, McCain, Kom op Tegen Kanker, Triënnale Brugge, Biocodex, Vlaamse Overheid, Comté, Stad Antwerpen, …

Responsibilities

 

  • Develops insights from consumer research, brand understanding, marketplace data, culture.
  • Crafts creative briefs, provides clear inspiring briefings to creatives and remains an active contributor throughout creative development.
  • Ensures that campaigns are strategically rooted in means to measure and drive campaign effectiveness
  • Becomes the strategic compagnon of your clients along their journey.
  • Help create and present thoughtful and provocative strategies, creative briefs, brand ideas, and experience plans. 
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of category and competitive activity, and keep a finger on the pulse of existing and emerging consumer and cultural trends. 
  • Ensure all deliverables required from the group, internally and externally, are met in a professional, efficient and timely manner. 
  • Identify opportunities to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to our client’s business by inspiring and facilitating collaboration among client and agency team members.

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 4 years’ agency experience in marketing, strategic planning and related communications experience.  
  • Marketing background, creative problem-solving, and strong analytical capabilities a must. 
  • Ability to think creatively and evidence of success in developing brands and delivering them to market. 
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research acumen; comfortable navigating, monitoring, and divining insight and ideas from search and social media. 
  • Strong communication skills, a gifted writer, and enthusiastic presenter with proficiency in Powerpoint, Google Slides and/or Keynote. 
  • Ability to read, interpret and synthesize information from a variety of sources, such as trade journals, research reports, white papers and cross-tabulated survey data
  • Ability to produce well-written research reports, presentations and results to clients and agency
  • Organized individual who can prioritize, meet deadlines, improve processes and manage time effectively
  • Proven experience in creating innovative insight-driven strategies

What’s in it for you?

 

  • A vibrant working environment in a professional and ambitious team
  • An international environment (our creative crossing also implies a crossroad between different nationalities).
  • A lovely office in the heart of Antwerp – daily lunch included!
  • A competitive salary to make sure you can enjoy some great holidays 
  • A safe workplace environment
  • Honesty, transparency, collaboration, professionalism, joy and fulfillment 

Did this make you tick?

 

Come say hello for a first chemistry meeting. In the end, it’s all about people, and we’d love to meet you.

Send us your CV and accommodating letter to work@theotheragency.eu