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Creative Planner

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Trist
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  • Published:

    4 months ago

We are really excited to be searching for an agency planner / strategist to work for a purpose driven creative agency in Bristol. This permanent role will suit somebody currently working within a creative or comms agency looking for progression into a highly creative and strategic agency. We are looking for a planner /strategist to own, lead and deliver great marketing strategies across all clients and the business. You would be joining a very talented planning function and alongside a highly creative team.

The experience we need.

We would love somebody with at least 2 years planning experience, ideally 4+ within a creative agency environment. Here are some of the following skills.

-Can find the critical insight or starting block from often broad and complex customer/brand/project information

-Genuine interest/understanding of human behaviour

-Brand shaping/strategy development - confident in developing brand positioning, propositions, messaging and impactful brand plans

-Ability to develop long term strategy for a variety of clients, utilising market, customer and brand insight

-Campaign planning, including good knowledge of utilising multiple channels to achieve different objectives

-Able to build and tell a compelling story, both for clients and for customers

-Ability to distil complex information into compelling and inspirational creative briefs

-Confident in critiquing creative output and providing insight-led feedback

The role.

-Own the strategic and planning phases of all projects.

-Strategy includes business, brand and marketing strategies.

-Planning means communications / activation planning.

-Prepare, lead and run workshops.

-Prepare and lead key (creative) briefs.

-Provide clear direction to creative teams, enabling highly effective, strategically sound and on-brief outputs.

-Oversee insight and evaluation phases.

-Present strategy with passion, persuasion and clarity.

-Continuously improve the agency planning capability.

-Drive the internal upskilling of account and planning teams.

-Line manage external planning resource.

The company.

Based in Bristol, but able to provide a hybrid working environment for the successful candidate. This agency is small in numbers, but work on a global scale for a number of purpose drive brands. The highly talented and friendly team help to deliver highly strategic and creative work. The agency are able to offer an excellent career path and real autonomy for the right candidate.

What you'll get in return.

The salary for this role is a guide between £40,000 - £45,000, we would like to speak with candidates who are still looking for a little more and less than this. Full benefits can be discussed on the phone.

How to apply.

If this sounds of interest, then please click the apply button right away! For more info on this or similar roles please give Mark a call.