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  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Digital Marketing, Media Agency

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £80,000 - £100,000

  • Contact:

    Alex Kirk

  • Contact email:

    alex.kirk@ultimateasset.com

  • Contact phone:

    07919 143 677

  • Job ref:

    AK - ahahaskd

  • Consultant:

    Alex Kirk

Head of Partnerships & Content - Leading Independent Agency:


Salary - circa £80-100K


The Opportunity:

A superb opportunity is available for a Head of Partnerships & Content for the award winning creative, content and partnerships arm of a leading digital agency.


They've been in The Sunday times top 100 companies to work for, for close to 10 years running now, have a great rep with clients and offer amazing flexibility and perks to their employees!


The role:

  • You'll oversee / lead a large team reporting directly into you, with a focus on building out and growing the team further around their ever-evolving client and agency needs.

  • As Head of Content & Partnerships, you'll be responsible for guiding & developing those around you, motivating the whole team and ensuring the collective output is consistently of the highest standard.

  • You'll be a champion all forms of media content & partnerships in the agency

  • You'll share thought leadership, best-in-class work and will scope out emerging trends / opportunities.

  • The Content & Partnerships team covers a wide range of specialisms across Sports, Gaming,

  • Entertainment, AFP, Talent, Influencers and Branded Content. All of which you will be responsible for. As well as growth areas in Digital & Tech.

  • You will be ultimately responsible for creating an annual Content & Partnerships business plan (a key part of agency's overall plan), setting out a vision and objectives for

  • the year ahead, working closely with the whole team to take actionable steps to achieve the goals set.

  • You will work closely with the Creative and Production leads across the wider creative/production team; working together to deliver against their unified/joint proposition and identifying opportunities for commercial and creative collaboration.

  • You will have strong client servicing skills. Capable of confidently and quickly building relationships with new and existing clients across a broad portfolio of brands and range of sectors.

  • You will have the freedom to develop strong strategic partnerships with an array of media and

  • content partners, producers and creators. You will have an eye for identifying new trends and

  • opportunities for the team and our clients.

  • You'll collaborate with teams across the agency to help define and articulate the strategic role of Branded Content & Partnerships in a clients’ comms plan and how it fits within the the agency's overall Planning framework.

  • You will raise the profile of the team and the agency by actively taking part in industry events -speaking on panels, awards judging, contributing to industry press and participating in content showcases.

  • You will take an active role in new business development. Working with teams across the agency to develop interesting partnerships solutions that are strategically sound and demonstrate creative excellence.

  • You will be commercially astute, taking ownership of commercial forecasting, identifying resourcing requirements and new revenue streams.


Background experience & skills required:

  • Experience ideally gained in media, content and/or creative solutions environments

  • Strong team management skills with proven experience in people development. You can demonstrate your ability to unite and motivate a team around shared goals and objectives

  • Experience running a large team of various levels

  • Experience representing your team and agency at conferences, panels and in PR

  • Strong client-facing skills and a positive track record of maintaining & growing client relationships.

  • Ability to engage and influence at a senior level.

  • Strategic & creative thinker balanced with an eye for detail and a pragmatic approach to project delivery

  • Creatively curious and instinct to challenge the status quos

  • Creative eye, commercial acumen, agile multi-tasker

  • Deep understanding of content & partnership strategy – ideally ranging from Sports to AFP – and experience in developing and delivering partnership solutions across all media channels

  • Experience in creative development and content production processes

  • Experience across a wide range of clients and sectors – as well as an understanding of new/growth areas

  • Able to produce client proposals & presentations with accuracy and insight. Experience with measurement frameworks suitable for any proposals put forward.

  • Strong leadership capabilities: natural communicator inspiring and nurturing team and agency culture

  • Excellent communication, presentation and management skills

  • Energetic, dynamic and inspiring


Why should you be excited?

  • It's a chance to join the largest independent, free thinking, fast moving communications agency in the UK

  • You'll have the freedom to grow your career at pace

  • You'll be surrounded by a diverse team of talented thinkers, who love the work they do

  • Have the freedom to design a flexible approach to your working life

  • Be challenged to learn and grow every day

  • Join a business that gives 5% of its profits back into the community

  • Be part of a culture that encourages creativity, entrepreneurialism and most importantly of all…fun!


Salary / Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Free breakfast

  • Company bar

  • Flexible working

  • Uncounted holiday

  • New Business Bonus eligible in your first year as an employee

  • Personal finance advice

  • Life Assurance

  • Critical Illness cover

  • Income protection

  • Summer profit share bonus & Christmas bonus

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Choice of 5 gyms

  • Season ticket Loan

  • Cycle to work Scheme

  • Techscheme

  • Market leading Maternity, Paternity, fostering and adoption leave package, including a bonus for mums when they announce they are expecting and a gift box for when the baby first arrives home

  • Pension

  • Employee assistance programme


Apply below to find out more!