Digital Strategist

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, experienced strategist to lead digital strategy on a number of high profile clients within our Digital Products and Digital Marketing teams.

  • Etch Southampton
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Person Specification

You thrive in fast-paced working environments and you are passionate about the latest in digital marketing, products and trends. You understand the importance of insights (competitor, consumer and industry) in developing digital and marketing strategies and you’re excited about keeping the agency and clients up to speed with the latest thinking and innovations. You’ll have excellent insight analysis skills, gleaned from a few years’ experience in a digital media, digital strategy, marketing strategy, martech or digital product design role. You’ll have a good understanding of the role digital and marketing can play in your clients’ businesses. You enjoy working with people across the business, from junior designers to senior management. You are a confident communicator, happy to represent the agency in client meetings. Accountability doesn’t scare you and you are willing to challenge teams to make sure the client output is as strong as it can be. You are willing to learn, ambitious and looking forward to taking the next step in your career.

You will have experience in these areas:

Experience with any of the following would be beneficial:

Roles and Responsibilities

Our strategy department blends brand consultancy, media planning and digital strategy capability with design thinking approaches. We operate in close collaboration with designers, media specialists and clients. Reporting into the Strategy Lead, you will conduct consumer, competitor and industry analysis to inform strategic planning. To do so, you’ll use a blend of planning tools, secondary analysis and primary research, adopting quantitative and qualitative methods. You’ll investigate ways of improving the quality of our research offering, taking ownership of an annual planning tools audit and exploring new panels for user testing. You’ll shape data-led customer journey maps and collaborate with content and paid media specialists to optimise the customer experience. You’ll help the agency in performance evaluation, providing support on improved tracking and marketing effectiveness measurement. The successful candidate will keep a firm eye on trends and innovations, pulling findings together in thought leadership content. You’ll collaborate with the Strategy Lead to facilitate workshops and develop Etch’s strategic product offering.


Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Where possible, we prefer to build the best team with the best people, which means those that show the initiative to approach us directly. We'd currently prefer to fill this position without recruiters, so if you are a recruiter, please don’t call about this role at the moment.


If you want to apply or find out more, drop Harriet Nicholson a line.

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