Planning Director | London | £100,000

05 Feb 2013
05 Mar 2013
Planning & Strategy
Contract Type
Full Time

 The Role

An independent marketing agency is searching for an adventurous and enthusiastic Planning Director to lead the planning and strategy of various projects. This is an incredibly unique opportunity, seeing the chosen candidate work on UK, EMEA and global projects within a growing below the line agency in the heart of London.

To be considered for this role it is essential the candidate will be proficient in all areas of brand and strategy planning, with a solid understanding of the nuances of shopper, retail, experiential and promotional as channel activation points. The candidate will be driving the direction of the agency’s approach to planning, which will essentially become the external approach sold to clients. Taking a lead role in new business development will be just as crucial as developing existing client relationships; as the Planning Director will play an active role in developing and driving the agency’s future direction. As well as engendering respect in external relationships, the role will see the candidate lead internal account handling and creative teams to deliver highly imaginative creative briefs in line with the reputation of the agency.

Required Skills & Experience:

•An agency background with at least 5 years planning experience
•Will have worked on a broad range of blue chip clients preferably in the FMCG, drinks, retail and automotive sectors
•Be comfortable working in multi-agency teams
•A proven track record of experienc of working with senior level clients
•A Background in Data would be an advantage

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Director to join their London office and manage some exciting projects with a great bunch of colleagues; or perhaps you’re an experienced Senior Planner looking to take that next step in your career in an agency priding itself as experts in their field and vibrant in culture.

If this sounds like the role for you then we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV to Ali at or click “apply” to be instantly considered.