Head of Strategy

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Reference: 5618

HEAD OF STRATEGY (w/m) – Berlin or Stuttgart

Our client is one of the leading design and branding agencies in Europe. This award-winning agency specializes in brand design and brand strategy across all communication channels, including digital, digital transformation and AI for an international client base. As Head of Strategy you will be working with a team of 6-10 strategists and dealing directly with multiple national and international clients.

You will continue to build the agency’s strategy competency, lead the strategy team and inspire the other team members to think strategy first. You will act as a sparring partner to the other “Heads of”, work closely with the design and development teams in order to bring forward ideas to help boost business and client performance.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of 6-10 strategists, building the strategic competencies of the agency
  • Drive business and brand strategy, as well as service and design strategy
  • Translate business’ needs into brand strategy, developing and implementing these strategies
  • Utilize insight to create design opportunities
  • Develop excellent rapport with the client and understand their industries and markets
  • Initiate, manage and implement brand innovation and transformation processes
  • Guide the brand process from framing a challenge, to research and insights, to concept and implementation
  • Know where and how to apply which methods, from design thinking to lean startup and agile
  • interfacing with and leading clients throughout the brand strategy process 
  • Drive continuous innovation to deliver the best experience for clients, grounded in a deep understanding of the market and client, superior design and the latest technology
  • Problem solving, leading organizations to arrive at successful brand solutions
  • Prepare and lead client workshops and presentations

Your profile

  • 8-10 years´ experience in brand and/or business strategy
  • Experience working in agencies, management consultancies, or a digital-savvy environment
  • Able to lead and inspire teams, as well as strong consultancy skills
  • Confident and flexible and have experience working in interdisciplinary teams where harmonious collaboration is imperative
  • Experience with work grounded in insights about people, applying your skills to real-world human challenges
  • Excellent communicator with great instincts about how to synthesize and tell a captivating story, build a deep rapport, and give honest feedback
  • Understand the strategic value and business dynamics of an organization
  • Excellent skills in leading workshops, driving implementation and impact
  • Visionary, charismatic, enthusiastic, structured thinker, empathetic
  • Fluent in German and English

If you want to work in a creative environment in Berlin Mitte, then we would like to speak with you.

Get in contact! [email protected] | (030) 467 267 014

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