Junior Strategist (Health)
LDN
23/02/22
London

We’re looking for a talented Junior Strategist to join our Health team who can bring creativity and flair to their work, built on a foundation of strong commercial acumen and cultural insight; analytical and research skills.

We're looking for someone who is engaged in the world of brands and branding, is comfortable with dealing with ambiguity and can sift through evidence then make imaginative leaps, and take others with them.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • Deliver projects, working alongside other members of the team.
  • Develop a strategic point of view for clients’ brands
  • Develop inspiring ideas, compelling storylines and strategic recommendations out of various inputs
  • Gather and analyse quantitative and qualitative research to extract insights that can shape strategy
  • Develop and ultimately command a full range of brand strategy skills (i.e. interviewing stakeholders, writing creative briefs, co-facilitating workshops, creating on-line research questionnaires, trend analysis, competitor and category analysis, customer journey mapping/experience mapping, brand identity analysis, semiotics)
  • Contribute across a range of strategy work-streams (i.e. positioning, architecture, innovation, naming, design, activation)
  • Build understanding and experience across both consumer and corporate clients
  • Present and persuade with conviction


Develop the strategy practice:

  • Play an active role in benchmarking our tools/processes
  • Propose innovative ways to improve how Conran creates strategies for clients 
  • Work as part of a team
  • Work alongside creative, client services and digital specialists to ensure brand concepts are expansively and deeply explored
  • Collaborate with and respect all team members across disciplines
  • Lean forward to learn as much as possible from peers and more senior team members

 

Build client relationships

  • Where required, offer clients sound advice on issues related to their own brands as well as fresh insight of how other relevant brands operate worldwide
  • Adjust to different client work styles and adapt comfortably to changes in scope of work
  • Collaborate effectively with other client agencies

 

Contribute to business development:

  • Input into and develop strategic points of view on potential clients’ categories and brands
  • Contribute to pitch presentations and occasionally be part of pitch presentation teams
  • Develop pitch presentation storylines
  • Develop the Conran offer
  • Play an active role in benchmarking our offer
  • Help construct and build offer development storylines/decks
  • Contribute positively to Conran’s reputation
  • Research and contribute to opinion pieces on behalf of Conran and the strategy directors
  • Contribute to the content development of smart, resourceful marketing plans
  • Contribute to global processes
  • Contribute to Conran’s online presence via blogging and specified social networks – within Havas compliance guidelines


Qualifications/experience:

  • A strong grasp of strategic research techniques
  • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills in English, additional languages are an advantage
  • Professional/educational experience of being able to interpret large amounts of information, sometimes incomplete, and effectively communicate findings and conclusions.

To apply for this role please email careers@conrandesigngroup.com

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