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Planning Director / Senior Planner

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  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR, Data & Insight, Creative

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Around £55,000 + benefits

  • Contact:

    Dan Carne
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  • Contact phone:

    0117 457 6535

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

We’re looking for a Planning Director to join one of the South West's leading integrated agencies for a 6 to 12 month contract. This top agency is moving from strength to strength and they’re showing no signs of slowing down! You will be the strategic lead to the the most important clients; lead research and insight to craft killer creative briefs.

The experience we need.

  • You’ll have worked with recognised brands, large companies and significant accounts to unearth compelling insights and make the complex simple to understand 
  • Strong Digital and CRM background but an appreciation of broader channels too
  • Experience of designing customer engagement strategies
  • Ability to drive internal change working across planning, digital, client services and creative
  • Thought leadership
  • A great storyteller - deliver work that clients believe and will buy into
  • Entrepreneurial and agile 
  • Confidence and gravitas to voice and present your ideas in an engaging way whilst maintaining an open mind to the opinion of others (and adapting your approach when needed)
  • A sound background within data - underpinning all good research and insight
  • Personality is vital - we need someone who can adapt to a changing world and has fire in the belly!
  • Ambition - wanting to continually learn and evolve

The role.

As Planning Director you'll convert curiosity into compelling creative briefs, delivering excellent strategy to build trust with clients and be a custodian of their business and values.

  • Working with all different types of data to unearth compelling insights
  • Reading, writing and presenting ideas
  • Driving internal change
  • Develop a vision for strategic development that is clear and realistic
  • Contribute to new business pitches
  • Work together across planning, creative, digital and client services to provide integrated thinking and solutions
  • Keep abreast of market developments and know about market disruption

The company.

This multi award-winning agency has a fantastic name in the business and an impressive client list to match. They put their all into producing the best possible work and are proud of their collaborative and bold approach, offering every team member a platform for their ideas.

What you’ll get in return.

  • A very good salary and package for the right candidate
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays + extras
  • Pension and a raft of company benefits

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 Dan a call.