Strategy

Strategist

We are currently seeking a Strategist to be based out of our Hamburg studio. Could this be you?

About us

As a company with studios across the globe, we power up the best minds from 31 teams in over 22 countries to create a unique skillset for each client. We spark ingenuity with global creative sprints that cross time zones and borders and spur on the best of our talent. That includes exceptional brand consulting and strategic design, brilliance in experience, retail and workplace design, and competition-smashing motion design. We are part of the WPP group.

Position Purpose

Ensures all projects are delivered according to L&F’s brand promise “Extraordinary brand transformation by design”. Crystalising how creativity and rigor work effectively hand in hand toward client objectives. The Corporate Strategist will be responsible for significant contribution how to turn in-depth client challenge analysis into a recommendation that utilises the power of brand to transform.

Duties and Responsibilities-

Fundamentals

  • Owning the agreed deliverables and coordination of in- and outside resources to facilitate production beyond “just strategy” by partnering effectively with all departments.
  • Communicating findings and recommendations in a clear and compelling manner in written, oral and presentation forms in fluent English (German is a plus but not mandatory).
  • Sharing best practices and resources with peers within broader L&F network.
  • Interacts in a positive, professional, and motivating manner.

 Strategic Credibility

  • Understands different business models and the implications for the strategic brand opportunities.
  • Provides insight-based strategic solutions.
  • Identifies cultural differences and communalities across markets and points out the implications for the strategic brand opportunities.
  • Contributes to creative ‘crits’ to ensure strategic consistency.

Business Development

  • Partners with Senior Lead, Client Services and the Creative Team on new business pitches
  • Analyses supplemental background information for Pitch Team.
  • Supports on preparing presentation materials and pitch presentations.

Consulting Skills and Tools

  • Able to analyse data sources and synthesise information around insights, priorities, and information gaps to be filled.
  • Capable of acting as strategic contribution on all sizes of projects.
  • Contributes to extraordinary by design solutions that are grounded within commercial/business situation that inspire great creative solutions.
  • Capable to contribute to discussions with clients and to inspire internal team sessions.

Client Relationships

  • Partners with client teams

People and Team

  • Partners in assessing strategic deliverables required of prospective or existing projects.
  • Collaborates with other consulting staff, as well as the client services and creative practices.
  • Drives a team spirit based on strategic excellence and the Landor&Fitch “Extra-ordinary by design”.

Competencies for Success

  • Strategic & conceptual thinker
  • Enjoys analysing data and discovering patterns to inform conclusions and recommendations
  • Organized and agile
  • Good communicator – presentation skills and written communication skills
  • Learning on the fly

Required Experience and Competencies

  • Minimum of two years of experience in brand strategy or comparable role.

Finally - our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination, where our people and their uniqueness can shine and be celebrated. We’re working to set a standard for the industry as a whole, creating a culture of equity and belonging. We may not be perfect, and we know there is work to do, but we regularly check with our teams and Employee Resource Groups on how we are doing, using their insight to frame our thinking and actions, so we can all do better, working as one Landor & Fitch.

Due to the volume of applications, we unfortunately can only respond to successful candidates.

We will not accept unsolicited CVs or approaches via recruitment agencies.

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