On behalf of our client, a fantastic agency within one of the large global media groups, we are looking for a Digital Director to join their agency team working across a key Tier 1 Financial client.
This exciting and unique role will help drive excellence across paid digital media planning, investment and campaign delivery, as well as all digital technology and data strategy across the agency. Most importantly, the role is also responsible for leading a fantastic team of digital planning and implementation experts across the agency.
In this role, you will be responsible for the digital media delivery of the agency, managing campaign architecture, planning and implementation through your well-resourced team.
Strong experience of team and stakeholder management is a must.
You will provide guidance and set strategic directions for the team, across programmatic, social, digital video, affiliates and emerging channels. You will work with the Head of Technology and Digital and Head of Performance Strategy to ensure your team’s digital strategy, planning framework and campaign outcomes are best in class and aligned with the clients' business goals.
It’s the perfect role for someone looking to develop their discipline-based leadership, but who’s not prepared to let go of the dynamic world of campaign management. Additionally, the role offers plenty of client exposure, and is perfect for someone who wants to either maintain or improve their client facing skills. Our side-by-side working relationship with the client team also offers exposure to agile working units across multiple parts of the organisation, not just media.
The client business is a mature media client with an advanced technology roadmap, strategic planning frameworks and approaches to data. You will work across a range of technology stacks + teams to assist you in bringing campaigns successfully to market.
Continuously improve planning and implementation standards across the team
Being the leader and key point of contact for the media team across the client brands
Working closely with the planning and agile working leads to activate campaigns
Lead the relationship with media owners to ensure a strong understanding of the business
Be a thought leader, staying across key industry updates and trends
Ensure campaigns are activated in market with 100% accuracy, through your team.
Be a leader in the agency, through your discipline and across the agency culture
Attend agile working streams and meetings at the client when required
Train, develop and coach your team in technology and campaign architecture standards
5+ years’ experience and someone who is keen to teach, train, nurture and can work in a dynamic environment
A passion for the media industry and a strong understanding of the digital landscape
A keen interest in driving performance of your client’s business
A willingness to work within performance planning principles and technology platforms
A preference to collaboration and team-based working
Strong attention to detail
Digital technology skills, specifically across Google and Adobe products
Good relationships within the marketplace
WHATS IN IT FOR YOU
Allows you to work deep within your Digital discipline, but with exposure to broad business strategy and technology
Our client has enthusiastic, well-resourced and established teams, working within well-organised planning and implementation processes
You're completely dedicated to one client, meaning there are great opportunities to develop client relationships, as well as gaining exposure to their business beyond media