Wavemaker | International Senior Strategist

Comms & Strategic Planning Milan, Italy



Wavemaker Italy is looking for an International Senior Strategist to join our strategy agency team to develop communication and media strategies for our international clients. As a part of the strategy team you will work in close collaboration with cross-functional teams in order to ensure integration and full channel communications delivery.

As an International Senior Strategist you’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing media and communication strategies
  • Coordinating and leading integration of activities working with cross-functional teams (media, content, social and digital teams)
  • Coordinating international strategy, through a direct relationship with central clients
  • Coordinating the information flow between central clients and local agencies
  • Evaluating media strategies and planning activities to ensure consistency with central guidelines
  • Leading new business initiatives to build new strategies
  • Measuring and analysing return and effectiveness of all communication activities supporting business results

What background we have in mind for this position:

  • Native or proficient English speaker
  • Solid experience (>5 years) with modern international agencies or companies with specific degree of knowledge in the field of marketing communication strategy
  • Deep knowledge of business metrics. Able to understand what marketing objectives means and how it can be deployed and translated into communication and media activities
  • Get used to work with research agencies and able to understand brand and communication metrics or KPIs
  • International (or at least national) media planning skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • Proactive and positive approach to guarantee team building
  • Leadership skills to grant focus and lead objectives
  • Get used to work with teams and able to lead team operations
  • Management capabilities to help other people to growth and develop their capabilities
  • Strong communication skills: written and oral. Must be able to build and communicate a vision with clients and external presentations
  • Self-motivating personality, resilient and stress resistant

Additional competencies:

  • Inspiring Trust
  • Analytic approach and test and learn culture
  • Power user of Office package



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