Head of Digital Strategy: Manchester

Location
England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum + OTE + excellent benefits
Posted
21 Jun 2017
Closes
19 Jul 2017
Ref
IL24317
Contact
Ian Lenehan
Job Discipline
Account Management, Digital
Experience Level
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Digital Strategy: Manchester

This is a great new role for a Head of Digital Strategy within an established integrated agency in Manchester. It's an agency with a great reputation for producing high quality work on behalf of an interesting and diverse client pool. They've invested significantly in their Digital offering in recent years and are now looking for someone to join as their strategic lead for all Digital clients.

The role will enjoy a high profile within the agency and there is a clear path for the successful applicant to progress to the board in the medium term. You'll be working across the agencies client base taking responsibility for:

* Immersing yourself within clients businesses to understand their aims and objectives.
* Reviewing all available data and information to devise effective Digital strategies that maximise the clients return from their budgets.
* Presenting ideas to clients and engaging them about the potential from both existing and emerging Digital media channels.
* Working closely with the Client Services team to ensure they understand the strategy and deliver projects on time within budget.
* Constantly reviewing the agencies Digital offering and identifying new channels / opportunities that should be offered.

It's important to note that in addition to developing relationships with existing clients and adding value to their Digital activities, there will be an expectation on the Head of Digital Strategy to be involved in new business activities for the agency.

To be considered for this exciting role, applicants should be able to demonstrate:

* Experience devising effective Digital strategies for clients, within a reputable agency.
* A strong knowledge of Digital channels particularly Paid and Earned Media.
* Advanced client facing skills and a high degree of commercial awareness.
* The ability to inspire and engage others.

It would suit experienced Strategists or Account Director's looking to specialise and offers excellent progression prospects. For more info forward your CV ASAP!