Strategist

Summary

Reporting to Head of Strategy, this role is pivotal in the development of e-Commerce DTC strategies and acceleration of brands across the digital space. 

 

Are you an experienced Strategist? Are you diligent, passionate and a curious truth seeker? Are you looking for a move that will allow you take the next step in your career? Then consider a move to LaBrand Agency.  

 

Playing a pivotal role in shaping the digital direction for our growing portfolio of clients, we are seeking a strategist that isn’t afraid to push the boundaries and challenge the ordinary. This role is perfect for an inspirational storyteller who can confidently communicate and engage senior clients, as well as strategically think across the holistic e-Commerce landscape. 

About us

LaBrand Agency is a new to market International e-Commerce Agency providing solutions for ambitious DTC brands. 

 

We’re one of the fastest growing independent digital agencies in the UK. We’re also a place where careers genuinely flourish, rather than get stifled due to lack of progress or resources. 

 

You won’t find layers and layers of management here. Instead, you’ll discover a buzzing environment where bright, innovative and visionary people are encouraged to lead the way forward, and are supported by senior management to help develop to your full potential. 

 

Our Values: Passion, Vision, Elevation, Immersion 

 

Our purpose: is to ‘make the complex simple’ for our clients. 

key responsibilities:

  • Immerse yourself within our client’s world, clearly understanding their business problem, goals and how that can translate into a human truth and solution 
  • Develop insight-led strategic appraisal decks, compelling propositions and roadmaps to delivery, for clients across domestic and international markets 
  • Download and brief internal teams on strategies, to achieve their full alignment ahead of client buy-in. Ability to write simple yet thought-provoking creative briefs 
  • Deliver and facilitate engaging brand workshops with the support of the creative team, to present brand and digital approaches 
  • Proactively collaborate with internal team of specialists to define KPIs and help to deliver actionable insight and incremental improvements, for ongoing clients 
  • Interrogate and validate client briefs, through strong collaboration and by asking the right questions to ensure the most fitting strategies will be delivered 
  • Create communication frameworks in collaboration with the Campaign Manager to Ensure all client outputs across marketing, trading, creative and dev align with e-Commerce strategy and roadmap of activity 
  • Proven experience of delivering commercial results based on great insight and strategic direction  
  • Remain updated with the digital landscape, collaborating with the Researcher in conducting monthly trends reports   

Strategist skills required

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a client facing strategist  
  • A keen collaborator, with a strong focus on building relationships internally and externally 
  • Experience in managing multiple clients simultaneously 
  • Great writing skills. Can write with focus, creativity and can create engaging presentations 
  • Articulate and confident, with good communication skills  
  • An advocate for strategy, who can take others on the journey  

Personality traits suited to this role

  • Strategic thinker  
  • Analytical  
  • Ability to inspire others  
  • Highly organised  
  • Passionate 
  • Self-motivated  
  • Diplomatic  
  • Meticulous  
  • Approachable  
 

Location:Office based – We’re conveniently located on King Street in Manchester City Centre. Hours 9-5, (9-4 Friday) with flexibility.   

 

Benefits: Clear career progression, Training, Bike (or skateboard!) to work scheme, Company events, Company pension, Employee discount, Gym membership, Referral programme.   

 

Head over to our Instagram or watch to see what life’s really like for the team at LaBrand Agency.  

 

Recruitment@labrand.agency   

To apply, please send your CV via the form or email recruitment@labrand.agency.

 

 

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