Overview

Global Strategy Director
Wood Lane, London, W12

Company Description

Spark Foundry make up part of a thriving global media network and are part of the Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s leading communications groups. We are globally connected with over 8,000 employees in 110 offices across 70 countries.

Who We Are in the UK? 

Spark Foundry, the Acceleration Agency.

We help brands to identify, learn and respond to opportunities faster than the competition.

Every client has an area of their business they need to accelerate, from short-term goals to long-term transformation.

We’ve proven our approach during the most difficult year on record. Now we’re using it to provide a launchpad for their future.

Come be an accelerator with us.

How we accelerate

  • Planning: an approach that works in practice rather than theory, arming planners with the ability to create cutting edge campaigns
  • Intelligence: a suite of tools that give definitive answers to big questions, and uncovers actionable insights about real people
  • Trading: a model built on flexibility and trusted relationships, underpinned with bold guarantees
  • Relationships: a culture of asking challenging questions to better understand the brief – we are not a ‘yes’ agency
  • People: a strong history of recruiting talent from diverse backgrounds and accelerating their careers

Our Commitment

We are diverse though our experience, people and the clients we look after – and we celebrate that diversity. Our people hold us accountable to our beliefs and via regular surveys and our grass roots D&I team, The Collective, and internal next generation board, Firestarters, we hold regular events and work continually towards generating ideas, initiatives and educating our people to ensure we are a diverse and inclusive agency.

As part of our dedication to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, Spark Foundry is committed to equal access to opportunity for people without regard to race, age, sex, disability, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. 

Job Description

Join the exciting strategy department at Spark International as we navigate the future of over-the-counter health and wellness solutions. We're seeking an experienced and passionate Strategy Director to work with our esteemed client, Perrigo, a leading and rapidly growing provider of self-managed health solutions.

With an array of well-known brands and new product launches on the horizon, this role offers a thrilling opportunity to contribute to the growth and innovation of the brand globally. If you are passionate about using data and insights to create compelling stories, this role is for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and narrate stories using data and insights.
  • Support the strategy team through comprehensive desk research.
  • Act as a liaison between strategy, data intelligence, and data analytics teams.
  • Become a proficient user of TGI/Nielsen/GWI data sources.
  • Identify trends and robust data that contribute to storytelling.
  • Develop profound, actionable insights for clients.
  • Contribute to developing a new diversified income stream for at least one client team within the agency.

Qualifications

  • Previous demonstrable experience in a media strategy position
  • Excellent knowledge of the media planning process at both a local and global level
  • Expert knowledge of platforms such as GWI, TGI/Nielsen, Mintel, Euromonitor, YouGov, and WARC.
  • Experience in using data and desk research to uncover actionable human insights.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Openness and flexibility in approaching research and ideation.

Additional Information

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with employees being office-based on Mondays and two other days during the working week.

If you have any adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.

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