We are excited to be working with the world’s leading creative agency, BBH

STARTED IN 1982, BBH is now 350 strong, and with offices in Los Angeles, London, Stockholm, India, Singapore, China and New York, they are currently establishing a new office in Dublin.

For 40 years BBH has made the public laugh, cry and their hearts flutter; they’ve made endlines, headlines, history, celebs and number ones in the charts - all to help their clients win at what they do. The secret to all of that is one thing: BBHers. So, they are looking for the next generation of different thinkers, hustlers, dreamers and makers to make the best work of their lives and keep all this fun going.

BBH IN A NUTSHELL: WE PUT OUR CREATIVITY TO GOOD 

THE ROLE:

A BBH strategist’s job is to make the work work.  They are there to make a difference – above and beyond the competition. But the Strategy Director is a special role where you get to define the direction of major brands through a mix of data and imagination and develop more junior strategists through supportive and positively challenging leadership.

There is no one mould for a BBH Strategy Director. They are there to create an inspiring, ambitious, diverse, and entrepreneurial strategy department with SDs at the forefront ...

But this role does have the following expectations:

  • Leadership on major pieces of BBH businesses. 
  • Forming powerful partnerships with Business Leads (BL), Account Directors, Creative Directors (CD), Production and agency specialists
  • A pitch winner. Can move at speed to deliver new business wins- Someone who can simplify and set direction- Generous, supportive and inspiring but with enough challenge to get the best out of everyone- Autonomous and entrepreneurial. Can run business independently with their CD and BL and foster senior client relationships.
  • Consistently aiming for award-winning work and effectiveness accolades- Building confidence across the whole marketing funnel/customer journey and bringing creative thinking to all problems.
  • Celebrates and promotes deep audience understanding, pushing the department and agency to think beyond the Soho bubble- Thought-leadership and ability to spread BBH’s point of view on strategy and brands, through writing, public speaking and influence.

THE PERSON:

Creative

Pushing the work to be as good as it can be no matter the channel, no matter the sector. A keen eye for creative opportunities driven by an understanding of a brand’s touchpoints combined with the authority and thinking to drive large-scale platforms that change businesses

Culture 

A temptation to explore the world around us and consider how business, brands and customers interact with it. Crucially, not just the edges of culture, but to find the diversity in the mainstream too No bubbles, please.

Commercial 

Prove that what we’re doing works. Ultimately, they there to increase the value of the brands we serve and we’re proud of the difference we make. Boil down and capture what’s important, change it, measure it, celebrate it. 

Client

In the words of another BBH strategist Jim Carroll, “clients want therapy, not solutions.” They expect our strategists to build strong relationships with our clients, understanding their businesses, building confidence in decision-making, and demonstrating how we can help them have an impact.

OVER TO YOU ...

  • Ideally the chosen candidate will hail from an agency and have excellent experience in strategy.
  • You will have experience in defining the strategy for major household brands. 
  • You can inspire and lead an energetic team and get the best from all around you.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch.

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