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Digital Strategist

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Havas People
27 September 2013
22 October 2013
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Further information

Strategy doesn't quite cover it: we want you to be a true thought leader for all things digital in our agency. At its heart, this role is about using insights to bring the very best solutions to life for our clients – whether that’s mobile, social or a hitherto untried channel. You’ll be the one championing it.

Why us?
Havas People is a growing part of a global network of advertising and marketing agencies. Specifically we specialise in helping brands create lasting relationships with people – we help universities and colleges market themselves to students; we develop brands; and we help companies recruit, develop and engage people. All using creative ideas that help drive profitable growth for our clients – be that websites, apps, events, online games, elearning or global social media strategies. We have offices around the UK, Australia and New York.

We’re also ahead of our time when it comes to awards. Our careers websites were introducing gong-worthy interactivity before anyone else. And our use of social media and social apps has led the way in the industry.

Your role
The ideal scenario starts with you listening to the client and working out what they need. Then, it’s about managing their expectations. Exploring the most creative digital strategy. Scoping out a solution that zeros in on the clients’ challenges. And finally making sure the client’s so blown away by it that they buy into it on the spot. You will be part of our Digital team, reporting into the Head of Digital Strategy.

Skills and qualities
This isn't something everyone can do. You need a head for business. You need to be tenacious, fascinated by human behaviour and driven by success. You also need to be passionate about the potential and possibilities of the digital world – and able to get that passion across to everyone else, clearly.

 On the technical side, you should understand programming languages and how to gain real insights through data analysis.

 We’re also looking for a people person: someone likeable, knowledgeable and with an uncanny ability to get the best out of other people – from Planning and Analysis to Creative and Account Handling. This is a client facing role so you should be comfortable in presenting to clients and internal stakeholders alike.

 Sounds like you? Apply by clicking on the Apply Now button.

We aim to ensure that nobody is treated less favourably because of their gender, religion, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or background.

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