Client Insights Director – Client Planner / Strategist
$130,000 - $170,000 + benefits
Identify, explore, evolve, and realise BIG ideas that help to grow big brands & businesses in New Zealand
This is an agency that is in the business of solving problems. Able to identify, explore, evolve, and realise BIG ideas that help to grow brands and businesses, they are one of New Zealand’s premier Insights and Strategy Consultancies. Key to their success is their people. An eclectic bunch of smart thinkers encompassing skills across strategy, branding, activation, digital, quantitative, qualitative, ethnography, design, big data and advanced analytics - their clients love them for their ability to provide a joined up solution.
This role will see you working across the agencies top clients to seek out opportunities and leverage the power of the services offered. An excellent communicator, you will draw on your board ranging experience to understand client needs and translate them into action. You will also have the confidence and commercial acumen to go and pitch for fresh work and client business. You will lead a team and should be a strong people manager.
As a business their sweet spots are many and varied and so the opportunities to add value to clients are endless!
• Advanced quantitative and qualitative research
• Big data & advanced analytics
• Communication, media and market mix optimisation
• Cultural insight and behavioural economics
• Brand, communication and market tracking
• Strategic growth planning and creative ideation
• Design thinking and customised digital publishing, micro sites, and video story telling.
You are of course not expected to be an expert in all!
You should however have the commercial savvy to work closely with the expert teams to develop the right solution for the client. As a business they work with a broad mix of different client sectors – FMCG, Financial, Media, Travel and Tourism, Retail to name just a few – and so a passion for variety will be a positive plus.
So who are you?
You could be a senior marketer or insights specialist who has an excellent track record in the commercial management of leading brands when it comes to strategy, proposition development, pricing and product. You could be senior strategist working in a wider strategy team for a large organisation, helping to develop longer term strategy and turning that strategy into action. You could be a market researcher who enjoys the client management and commercial aspects of your role who is a natural at seeing the big picture as well as the detail for clients. Or you could be a senior agency planner used to delivering actionable solutions to clients.
In return you will get to work for an award winning agency that is without at the top of its game; an agency that has worked hard to create an amazing internal culture with amazing staff benefits and who is a hot favourite with clients.
So if this sounds like you please send your CV to Rowan Haylett on firstname.lastname@example.org.