Space Doctors is Hiring – Brand Strategy Director
Location: London (with regular visits to Brighton office)
Position: Full time
Reporting to: CEO
Salary range: £ competitive salary and benefits
Space Doctors is a Brand Strategy consultancy specialising in cultural insight and semiotics.
Our vision is to Create Meaningful Futures for our global clients, and we act as trusted advisors – helping them liberate marketing thinking and drive growth.
We do this through helping clients to stay alert to changing culture, creating future ready strategies and recommendations that resonate.
We are now at the point of growth where we are seeking a Brand Strategy Director to help evolve and further lead Space Doctors strategic thinking and brand point of view across the business.
Your Profile :
You’ll be at a point in your career where you want to make your mark and shape a growing business.
The importance of culture in branding and strategy is a consuming passion for you. You feel it in your bones! Your passion could have come from working in advertising, global design strategy, global business unit of a client organisation. You may be trying to drive a move towards embracing culture and cultural insight in your organisation already. You have an ability to pull out the meaningful strategies from insight – to get to the parts that are magic.
You will be familiar with leading global or regional client accounts and come with good business development connections. You have a proven ability to win business and develop client accounts through meaningful relationship building.
You will be able to show an appreciation of insight and rigour – knowing the importance of substance and thinking. You will be familiar with working with a portfolio of insight techniques, understanding hybridities and being able to structure research programmes.
We want you to provoke us, to make us think, to excite us through conversation, to tell us something new. You need the integrity of a strong personal point of view, backing it up with examples.
You can demonstrate how you have created positive change in an organisation or for a brand – the proof that you can make the jump.
You have experience of people development – you enjoy mentoring and developing team members, bringing in fresh talent as we grow and developing current people through the organisation.
You are a passionate and highly articulate individual who can represent the business at the highest level. You are happy to speak at external conferences and client presentations.
Skills and Experience:
- You’ll have 10-15 years experience in brand strategy, ideally in both client and agency organisations
- You’ll have played a senior role in an organisation
- You’ll have experience working globally, ideally having lived or travelled extensively abroad
- You’ll have an understanding of the sensitivities necessary for locally inflected as well as globally relevant brand strategy
- You’ve been a brilliant trusted advisor at senior level, influencing C-suite
- You’re commercially savvy and profit focused. You know how to read and influence a P&L
If this is exciting and looks like the next move for you, please get in touch before 26th May by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org