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Head of Digital - UK & EU (Central London), Digital
c £100,000 (REF. ZH509564)

On offer here: a brand new board-level opportunity, and the chance to make a big impact within this already hugely successful corporate and public affairs powerhouse. Digital is already a part of the group’s global output but the focus is now on building a UK & European base - first with the hire of a dedicated Head of and with a team to follow. That isn’t to say that digital doesn’t already exist as a capability in the EU/UK teams however the aim of this new role is to consolidate that offer, promote a “digital first” attitude, and put in place strategies to upskill practitioners at all levels. It’s a pivotal hire for the business, requiring ambition and vision, not to mention sound commercial acumen. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of building and maintaining a digital income stream and delivering award-winning integrated digital campaigns for clients. Your knowledge of the latest trends, platforms, channels and technology will be a given, and this needs to be underpinned by finely honed commercial and leadership skills. If you’re a Senior Digital Lead who’s been looking for that rare opportunity to break out from the crowds, get in touch today.

Digital Executive, Paid Social + Content, London, Digital
£22,000 – £28,000 (REF. ZH509606)

Just over a year ago, two of the most sought-after Digital Directors of 2015 decided to launch their own agency and their success has been phenomenal. Word of mouth has spread and new business has flooded in, to the point that they are now looking to hire their first “juniors”. To use the word “junior” is somewhat misleading as they aren’t looking for support staff; instead, they are looking for ambitious and social-strategy-savvy Executives hungry for their “share of the action”. Having decided to go down the management consultancy format, the two founders are looking for juniors who have the digital understanding necessary to getting under the skin of a new client, and the gravitas and confidence to advise these clients on who best to achieve their goals through digital strategy. This isn’t a role for wall flowers. You’ll be tenacious and brimming with ideas but also socially connected and curious about trends and aware of developments in the paid social scene. You’ll be a good listener and a problem solver; someone who will eat market research for breakfast in order to bring fresh insight to the table at brainstorms. This is unmistakeably one of the best opportunities of this year to work with two digital heavy-weights whose campaigns have impacted our day-to-day lives over the last few years. Don’t miss this chance to be their next protégés.

Senior Planner (Digital & Insight), London, Consumer, Digital, Corporate
£50,000 - £60,000 (REF. EJD509593)

This Southbank-based global agency is already known for its outstanding culture and fun atmosphere but they are now making waves thanks to their integrated digital & creative team as well. With some new wins in the pipeline, they’re looking to add more senior talent and are looking for a Senior Planner. The key pillars of this role are: PR, Digital, Insight, and New Business. PR: this role sits at the heart of a successful PR agency, so it’s essential that you have an understanding of PR account handling and client expectations in this space. Digital: you’ll have a track record of working with digital influencers, developing digital strategies and, ideally, some experience of developing proprietary tools to measure and analyse results. Insight: you’ll have a passion for facts and figures, will be very comfortable with statistical analysis, market research and data, and will have solid knowledge of social science methodologies. New Business: this team is all about offering a more integrated package to existing and new clients, so you’ll play a key role in new business pitches. Alongside all of this, you’ll also be a strong mentor for your team members and the wider agency teams alike; heading up brainstorms and running workshops to get a creative buzz going and establishing best practice in all areas.

Digital & Content Manager, Sports & Sports Sponsorship, London, Digital
c £30,000 (REF. EJD509504)

Bringing together specialists in strategy, content creation and publishing has allowed this forward-thinking team to always be ahead of the curve in terms of impactful and effective content, whether that’s across shared, owned, earned or paid. This insightful bunch is looking to bring on a creatively minded Digital and Content Manager with a real passion for sports (whether that’s rugby or gymnastics) and experience of working in a digital function on sponsorship deals for high-profile brands. Insight, content and channel agnostic strategies are the three pillars of this role. Working behind the scenes of some of the biggest sports events and with some of the most celebrated sports people – not forgetting the stars of tomorrow - you’ll be called up on to devise and advise on content strategies and the insight that support them. You’ll apply your creative mind to each brief, mindful of outcomes and audiences, and develop notice-worthy and unique content that will go down in social and digital history as ‘a first’. Finally, you’ll both be a channels specialist – both au fait with current trends and practices, but also with a mind to the ‘what next’. A visionary in short. If you have the creative and digital skills this team is looking for and share their passion for sports, send your CV to Emma-Jane via best@the-foundry.co.uk, quoting the reference: EJD509504 The Foundry Consultants have become long-term career mentors to large numbers of professionals, many of whom are pioneering specialists and business leaders today, and have helped influence the culture and direction of our client’s businesses over the last 20 years. To discuss your immediate or longer-term career plans, contact us today via best@the-foundry.co.uk or call us on 02072405115. www.the-foundry.co.uk

Digital Strategist (Central London) , Digital
c £45,000 (REF. EJD509418)

A Digital Strategist is needed to join this world-class practice within a leading global agency. Digital strategy, content creation and publishing are at the heart of the integrated communications offer and, as a result, an opportunity for an exceptionally talented Digital Strategist has been identified as a priority hire. The clients are all big, household-name brands and the scope of the work is broad, from campaign launches to sponsorship activity, all needing to be underpinned with rock-solid, insight-driven content (video, social, web), community management, social engagement and SEO. This will necessitate providing high-level advice to clients in a straightforward, plain-speaking way whilst also ensuring that the strategy is watertight and works across all channels. You’ll need to be both a digital expert and a creative wizard; a great writer and editor and a sound analyst; able to communicate to non-tech audiences and full of ideas.