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We take our mahi seriously. Ourselves, not so much. Sure, awards are nice (and we have a more than a few in our trophy cabinet) but the real joy comes from pulling together as a team, working out a problem as an integrated group and knowing that every one of us will be heard. And we have fun while we do it. Otherwise, what’s the point, right?

FCB is an advocate for a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture for all members of our team. So if you’re looking for a place where you can show up to work every day as your truest and best self, freely expressing who you are, where you can create great work and also have a good time, we’re glad you stopped by.

Strategy Director - FCB Six

  • Location: Auckland
  • Employment type: Full time
  • Data-driven story-teller
  • Strategic marketing recommendations
  • Full service agency
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FCB SIX : STRATEGY DIRECTOR
  
Do you have a passion for building data-driven, technology enabled experiences? Are you a strategic data driven story-teller?
 
The Strategy Director will be responsible for the development and presentation of strategic marketing recommendations for multiple clients.
Working with some of the smartest minds in the industry, you will have an opportunity to partner with multiple departments & specialisms to provide recommendations and solutions to our client partners business problems.  Your combination of UX, CRM and strong analytical skills, balanced with your strong process and storytelling prowess will bring our vision to life resulting in award winning, individualized experiences powered by data and technology.
 
Responsibilities:
The Strategy Director’s responsibilities include: insights gathering and analysis, customer journey mapping, digital & CRM strategy, data and technology solutions recommendations, communications planning and measurement strategy.  Most importantly, the role of the Strategy Director is to partner with creative teams, data & technology experts, and the wider team, to solve client business problems with customer-centric solutions.

From conception through to execution, this role is both thinker and doer, equal parts data and analytical, creative and storyteller, understanding the customer journey from start to finish.

This role will be responsible for ensuring all agency product supports each brands position and ensuring client communications are developed using data & insights including cultural & societal trends, leveraging relevant data to be as personalized as possible.   The ability to develop clear and inspiring creative briefs and conceive strategic blueprints for the use of data & technology is key.  

Key to your success, you’ll need:
  • Passion for building data-driven, technology enabled experiences
  • 8+ years strategic thinking experience specifically in digital or integrated strategy in an agency environment with a relevant graduate education background
  • Experience leading strategy for multi-national clients and building strong trusted client relationships
  • Process and detail orientated
  • A proven track record of successful ideas that deliver measurable results for clients
  • Deep understanding of planning principles and frameworks with solid digital and CRM knowhow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to make complex subjects understandable
  • Ability to use data to tell compelling stories
  • Collaborative and inclusive working style
  • Social savvy
  • Solid understanding of the Adobe suite, Salesforce, Marketo and Marketing Cloud
FCB Whānau Benefits:
An enviable benefits offering, we recognise and reward our whānau. FCB provide ongoing development opportunities, and clear pathways for your career with regular in-house training, and upskilling sessions and modules.
This position comes with an allocated carpark in our secure undercover carpark.
We have a robust Wellbeing and Social offering at FCB, a dedicated wellness committee and flexible working environment.  You will receive an annual wellness benefit and opportunities to join group fitness sessions. 
Enjoy our social on-site bar and café area, plus our spacious, sunny outdoor courtyard which hosts everything from brunches, lunches, Friday night gatherings and agency bbq’s. Enjoy table tennis, pool table, foosball, and basketball on our halfcourt.
We’re real people and we’re nice people, and part of being nice is giving back, that’s why you’ll receive a paid day off to do volunteer work within the community at a charity of your choice. 
You’ll be gifted your birthday off and an extra paid day off at Christmas time, that’s 2 bonus annual leave days per year. 
We are a dog friendly environment.  Ask us about FCBU time, we value you.  You will be mentored, nurtured, developed and valued, and it will show in the best in class work that you produce as part of the Cult FCB whānau. 

FCB are advocates for a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture for all team members.  It is important to us that every team member enjoys a supportive environment where they can bring their whole selves each day.

Sound exciting?  It is.  Kia ora!  We would love to hear from you

Please apply with your CV and a brief cover letter answering our screening questions.