Junior Strategist

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Strategist, offering a salary between £25,000 to £30,000 based in Woking and working from home. This is a permanent position with Blue Square supporting and working closely with our sister agency The Pulse Agency.

This is the perfect role if you want the opportunity to:

• To drive change within the business – we actively encourage your viewpoint, ideas and contributions
• Get full training and ongoing support to enable you to fulfil your role to the best of your potential

The Company

We are a well-established, award-winning brand engagement agency, working with some of the most successful brands in the world. Operating across the UK to pioneer brand engagement by connecting people, technology, and data, whilst championing sustainable partnerships for an ever-evolving world.

The Role

The Pulse Agency is the latest expansion of the Brand Partnership Group. We partner with brands, scale-ups, and agencies to generate actionable insights for their business. We deliver on-tap, strategic points of view that are grounded in data and insight by asking the right questions and understanding our clients’ consumers, the marketplace as well as macro and cultural trends that are changing at pace.

Following the successful launch of the business in August 2021, we’ve gone from strength to strength with several new client wins and are now seeking to expand our small team. This role is a key member of the Strategy team and will support the business in the gathering and analysis of data from a variety of sources; drawing insights and building clear and compelling stories for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

• Supporting the Strategy team with day-to-day activities and delivering a clear programme of work to defined timelines
• Gathering and analysing data sets (including secondary insights, paid-for platforms and, occasionally direct research to identifying relevant and appropriate insight for the brief at hand
• Managing multiple research projects / client presentations and keeping all stakeholders updated throughout the process
• Support our new business with insights and ideas, all linked to the above, that will fuel the creation of new business content such as gated content that we can post on our socials and website
• Keeping up to date with trends and what’s on the horizon for our current clients and the market in which we operate
• Translating the insights to create clear and engaging presentations that tell a great story – simple, compelling, factually correct and loaded with insight

Skill, Experience & Attributes

• Experience of data / research platforms
• Previous experience of working at Exec level from a marketing, advertising, or creative agency
• Data aggregation
• Communication skills – both written and verbal
• Strong analytical skills
• Willing to embrace, live and embed our ETHIC values; Excellence, Together, Heart, Integrity & Curious – instilling confidence, clarity, and collaboration

What’s in it for you?

• Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 Per Annum
• Perkbox & Perkbox freebies
• Perkbox Medical & EAP
• Company Sick Pay
• Life Assurance: 4 x annual salary

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

We aim to ensure that all applicants are provided with the same opportunities during the recruitment processes, to that end, we strive to comply with the duties placed upon us to make reasonable adjustments as prescribed by the Equality Act 2010. We encourage people to reach out to our Recruitment team to discuss any reasonable adjustments or additional support by emailing talent@bluesquare.uk.com

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