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Digital Strategy Director (Maternity Cover)16/05/2018
  • SectorDigital
  • TypeContract
  • LocationLondon

Our client, a global music company is looking for a Digital Strategy Director to join on a 12 month contract. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the worlds’ largest entertainment companies and lead a team of internal digital media planning and buying specialists. The successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing the digital media strategy of each label and support campaign implementation. This is an ideal role for an entrepreneurial candidate with previous experience within a digital ad agency with proven background in motivating and managing teams.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Building and leading an internal digital account management team and implementing digital media best practices.
  • Fostering an atmosphere of collaboration that encourages innovation, growth, and a streamlined process
  • Providing labels with strategic insight and presenting them with actionable recommendations for campaign success
  • Identifying new opportunities, optimising overall performance, and implementing new systems / tools related to digital media advertising
  • Keeping abreast of new developments in digital media and technology
  • Presenting labels with regular updates on customer research, market conditions and competitive trends, to ensure that the client are at the forefront of the digital landscape
  • Ensuring best practice in the handling and optimisation of data across the group to enhance each label’s buying
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key publishers and technology vendors

The successful candidate must have:

  • A demonstrable experience of digital media planning / buying within a fast-paced environment
  • Proven people management skills, including previous experience of managing teams
  • A strong understanding of advertising technologies and the digital ecosystem
  • Thorough knowledge of current marketing concepts, strategy and best practice
  • Exposure to methods of digital data management by market-leading brands
  • Experience of cross-departmental collaboration to quickly identify and resolve campaign issues
  • Strong strategic, financial and operational leadership skills, with a background in trading /negotiation
  • Experience of managing day-to-day relationships with Facebook, Twitter and Google
  • A dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic character, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Please send all applications to helen@themusicmarket.co.uk. Due to the volume of applications, we cannot respond to every candidate that applies for this vacancy. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. If you are already registered with us, please contact your consultant directly.

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