Head of Data Strategy

England, London
£100000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent benefits, bonus & shares
21 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Marketing Disciplines
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Head of Data Strategy

** Award Winning Customer Engagement Agency **

We are looking to hire an experienced, entrepreneurial and ambitious data specialist, for this recognisable agency, with its heritage and roots in data driven direct marketing. Over the years they have adapted their offering in line with the market's demand for analytics, data science and platforms which support this. They recognise the thirst for insight and how important this is in delivering truly effective marketing and business growth.

In this brand-new role, you will work as a senior level consultant across an impressive range of Blue Chip clients including retail banks, ecommerce retailers, high street retailers and airlines. You will be facing into c-suite executives, delivering consultancy and advice around how to get the best out of the insights being delivered by the agency and working to package and productise those capabilities for each individual client. You will may not receive detailed briefs, so will need to establish your client's requirements through consultancy and discussion, working to shape solutions and projects.

The agency have developed a Customer Insight Platform which has been deployed to the aforementioned clients, as well as some smaller to medium sized business which they are working on growing for future business. So, you will need to have a credible background and knowledge in analytics, data and associated capabilities in order to advise clients on how best to leverage their own 1st party data.

The plan beyond appointing this role is to build a team of high calibre specialists who will work with you to continuing growing this offering, so any experience in building or managing teams will be viewed favourably.

A great opportunity to be part of this growing agency, working with some incredible brands and within a truly entrepreneurial and creative culture.

LOCATION: Central London

SALARY: £100k - £120k plus excellent benefits, bonus & shares

Experienced required:

  • Educated to degree level in a numerate or relevant subject
  • Highly experienced in consultative selling and the ability to shape bespoke data solutions for end clients
  • Comfortable and credible in dealing with c-suite exec level stakeholders
  • Ability to provide advice on how clients can leverage 1st party data sources for improved marketing and business growth
  • Background in data strategy and planning, as well as contextual understanding of data capabilities around analytics and insight
  • Ideally some experience of working within a management consultancy
  • Team leadership experience and the desire to grow and lead a team


For further information or a copy of the job description please contact:

Kate McDermott

Managing Consultant - Blue Pelican Marketing

DDI: 01892 507129


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