VP, Strategic Advisory

Marketing and Creative - London, UK

Ref: 165Thursday 16 December 2021

Competitive Salary

Job Title: VP, Strategic Advisory, EMEA

Location: London Hybrid

Salary: Competitive Salary


About Us

One of the most respected marketing consulting firms globally and we have big ambitions for the UK and EMEA. We are unique because every piece of strategic advice we give is bespoke to that client, we never come up with the same solution twice. This puts you at the heart of the conversation, offering the opportunity to have direct client relationships with large and innovative global companies at a Senior and Executive level.

We are a strategic advisory firm that creates opportunity and competitive advantage for both large-scale and early stage organisations, driving growth and enabling innovation. We help guide our partners through the delivery of strategic advice, through;

 ● Growth Strategy - Developing the strategies and capabilities to capture organic and inorganic commercial growth opportunities and enabling more effective partnerships

● Marketing Transformation - Transforming marketing to drive business results through operational excellence, creative insights, and innovation

● Data & Technology Solution - Assessing, recommending, and implementing plans for software and hardware, creating collaborations that will most meaningfully move the business forward

● Private Equity Advisory - Supporting private equity and principal investors with market-informed, actionable advice at every phase of the investment lifecycle

● Executive Search & Talent Development - Sourcing exceptional leaders and arming them with the necessary tools


Role Overview

The individual will be engaging with clients across the company portfolio, in collaboration with our EVP & Managing Director of EMEA.  VP of Strategic Advisory, and Director of Business Strategy & Marketing. You will be a key part of our leadership team, with the accountability for the strategic approach to delivering on our clients’ need to learn, grow and transform, across media, entertainment, marketing and technology.


Key Responsibilities

Deliver high-quality strategic projects that deliver real value for clients and help us grow our reputation in EMEA

● Work with a team of Directors, Analysts and Consultants based in London and the USA, to deliver brilliant strategic work and enhance client relationships

 ● Deliver strategic work that identifies clear gap analysis and growth opportunities for clients

 ● End-to-end development and execution of the optimal go-to-market strategy for clients, ensuring the narrative and messaging balance growth and competitive dynamics

● Develop marketing programs and annual plans that help companies break through the clutter and create moments that matter across paid, earned, and owned channels

 ● Create and grow our clients’ retail media revenue streams through business plan development, product development, pricing strategy, and go-to-market messaging

● Provide oversight to ensure the work that is delivered to clients continually exceeds their expectations

● Ensure work is delivered on time and to an exceptional standard

● Increase efficiency and effectiveness for all revenue-generating activities across value proposition development, customer segmentation, coverage models, incentives, customer insights & analytics and sales enablement

● Contribute towards the effective running of the UK business and help achieve clarity around the goals and direction of the business as we grow

● Role-model our values and behaviours and create an environment in which anyone can raise issues openly, solutions can be debated and clear decisions reached and communicated

 ● Contribute views and ideas on maximising performance future as we enter a more hybrid WFH/WFO dynamic


Your Experience

● Have 10+ years of work experience in media, marketing, advertising,

 ● Fluency in media / advertising / technology industry terms and trends

● MBA desirable, but not required

● Proven experience in crafting original strategic recommendations, based on clients needs

● Proven track record of turning ideas into actions technology and ideally consulting fields

● Have experience in working across an organisation to deliver a succinct joined-up narrative

● Have a proven ability of working across a wide range of clients and company life-stages

● Be a self-starter, energised by the variety of assignments

 ● Love building relationships with industry leaders

● Demonstrate a naturally optimistic, creative, commercial and business development approach to all conversations

● Ability to take direction and work seamlessly with the EVP and Managing Director for EMEA as we grow our business in the region


Our Core Beliefs

 ● Focus: We ruthlessly prioritise and always keep things simple

● All In: Once we commit we deliver, with a clear focus on outcome

● Trustworthiness, Transparency & Openness: Transparency inspires trust & empowers

● Be Creative: We are smart, pro-active innovators

● Facts: We always use data & insight to inform our work

● Empathy: We can be relied upon for fairness and consideration

● No Silos: One team, one face, one reputation