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Associate Director – Social Strategy | Fast progression to Board Director

We’re looking for an Associate Director – Social Strategy for a PR job in London.

  • Fast growing social consultancy

  • Opportunity to move onto the board within the next 1-2 years

  • Big brand clients including Airbnb, Mazda and Sainsbury’s 

  • Strategy & insight led campaigns, innovative data led solutions to social media campaigns


Firstly, we completely understand the frustrations of not knowing which agency this role is for (nor the clients and brands you’d be working on). But please give us a quick call and we can reveal this to you with more insight.

First calls are always casual and commitment free. It’s just about giving you a clear understanding of the opportunity and for us to assess whether you’re the right fit for the role. We’ll provide you with upfront and honest detail to guide you in your next move.

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. 

They’ve grown to a team of 16 in a short three years, are looking to hire another four people and are on track to be a team of 30 by the start of next year. 

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. 

They are so good that major brands who are retained with other social media & digital agencies still come to them to provide the strategy. 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 a ROI of 15:1 in sales. 

Data scientists, strategists, account handlers, Oxford graduates and people without degrees. This place is a mash up of career backgrounds and personalities. 

One thing they have in common is that they all want to be challenged, never settle with status quo and have a love of insights. Even the account handlers love what the data shows. It informs decisions, creates more effective relationships with the brands they work for and most importantly allows them to be a cut above the rest. 

Friday team lunches are provided, beer is on tap from 4pm every day, you have access to meditation and games rooms, monthly socials and two team days away each year. 

Training & Career Development
As they continue to expand rapidly, they want people who are hungry to progress. Promotion is based on merit and if you’re good enough could happen twice within a year. Take ownership of your work, show that you can think strategically and you’ll do well. 

If you’re good you could even be promoted twice within a year. That’s the beauty of this agency being independent. There’s no direction from a holding company telling them if they can or cannot promote

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

It’s this relentless pursuit of finding relevance and campaign effectiveness that have allowed this agency to win amazing brands in such a short amount of time. 

  • Providing 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

This role has the opportunity to progress quickly to a Board Director role. You’ll have the opportunity to show you can run your accounts commercially, add to profitability and contribute to the wider business. 

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 status quo and wants to work at an agency that is a leader in cutting edge strategy. 


  • Flexi Hours (work 10am – 4pm and flex either side)

  • £20 towards your mobile phone bill 

  • Team lunch every Friday

  • Free bike up to the value of £300

  • Free lunch (with the team) every Friday 

  • Two company off site days each year

  • Free beer from 4pm everyday 

  • Free eye tests

  • Enhanced pension – company will match up to 8% of your salary

Salary on offer is £60,000 - £70,000 depending on experience. 

About the recruitment process with Latte

  • Send us your CV.

  • We’ll have a causal phone chat to discuss opportunity – you & Latte decide if it’s right.

  • Over coffee we’ll offer career advice and tips for securing the job (& discuss salary).

  • Your CV will be sent to client and we’ll organise first interview.

  • There’ll be a bit of back and forth to make sure everyone is on the same page.

  • Leave the rest with us and we’ll guide client and candidate to happy job offer.

Apply by sending your CV to (referencing code 354) or call Dean for a casual & confidential chat on 07544 431 759.