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Associate Director – Social

Join a fast-growing social consultancy with the potential to move onto the board within 1-2 years. Work on big insight led campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Mazda and Sainsbury's.

Key points of interest

  • Ref Number: 354
  • Industry Section: Brand/Consumer
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Specialism: Social Media
  • Agency or In-house: Agency
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About the agency

If you’ve been looking to work for an innovator, an agency that is at the cutting edge of what they do, then this agency should be on your list.

Clients are coming in by the bucket loads – both major brands and challengers alike. It’s their unmatchable data and insight capabilities that are drawing them in. They spent considerable time gaining insight into social media behaviour, create data profiles and look test what social strategies actually work.

Their creative credentials are on the up too. Some campaign highlights include:

  • Driving the social strategy & creative for an FMCG brand. Their work made them one of the UK’s fastest growing grocery brands.

  • Used data models and in-depth insight coupled with superb creative to help a consumer tech brand achieve an ROI of 15:1 in sales.


About the job

This Associate Director – Social Strategy role will take a lead on 3-4 core accounts. The consumer brands you work on are completely flexible and all accounts are up for grabs. Big travel brands, alcohol brand, retailers, banks, FMCG, automotive + more.

You’ll work with the agency’s cutting edge process to drive deep data insights, looking at online human behaviour to create strategies that have a commercial impact. You’ll go beyond the normal data & insights and utilise tools to look at touchpoints other agencies miss.

  • Provide insightful, business driven ideas and information which positively impact the client’s business

  • Leading and inspiring the internal teams to ensure consistent, timely and excellent delivery of projects

  • Work with research analysts and data scientists to create data models that drive the strategy

  • Working with the senior team to develop innovative thinking that drives creative excellence

  • Contribute to business processes, growth, and direction

  • Manage and grow a team


About you

To be considered for this Associate Director – Social Strategy job you will need to come from an agency-side position where you are currently an Associate Director working on social media strategies.

Whilst creativity is great and will be utilised, your strength will be in your ability to look through the data trends to drive strategic thinking.

You’ll have worked on big consumer brands, helped to shape campaigns through insight and have a love for how data impacts a campaign.

You’ll be someone that thrives on solving problems, challenges the status quo and wants to work at an agency that is a leader in cutting edge strategy.

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