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Digital Associate Director

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Job Introduction

The current digital team within Carat for Philips comprises of a Digital Director and a Digital Manager (who will report into you).

The role covers different tasks for both the Global and Local client.

On a global level this specifically relates to (but is not limited by) local market management, feeding into digital media strategic guidelines and monitoring multi-market tech/process deployments related to digital media.

For the UK client, you will be working closely with the Carat Comms Planning team (and all related OpCo’s) on all digital media strategy and activations specific to media campaigns.


CLOSING DATE – 6th February 2018

SALARY – £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits

Role Responsibility

A Digital Associate Director is a very experienced digital and data practitioner. They are a solid Digital all-rounder with the ability to talk confidently about all aspects of Digital.  They will have refined and finessed their client relationship style and developed into a strong and directional leader for internal and client teams.

The role purpose is to navigate the best DAN solutions and opportunities for clients across all realms of their business in Digital.  Digital Associate Director’s get under the skin of the overall business challenge for the brand and develop the path for Digital along this.  They are consultative with the Client Director but able to set out a distinctive role for Digital and drive this. 

The Digital Associate Director is a highly influential individual with key skills in generating client and inter-agency relationships at a senior level.  The Digital Associate Director is the overarching glue that knits together the DAN Digital solutions for clients.  

  • In conjunction with the Comms planning team in your team you are responsible for delivering digital insights for planning e.g. Performance report analysis, CCS analysis, competitive, etc.  For global clients hubbed from London this will include liaising across DAN local offices.
  • You are responsible for pulling together digital planning insights (from your London team and, for Global clients hubbed from London, Local DAN offices) to inform digital strategy and build digital ecosystems
  • You are responsible for liaison with OpCo’s and local DAN offices (on global clients hubbed from London) to develop activation plans across different digital channels
  • You are responsible for working closely with Account Managers and Associate Directors on Philips to ensure digital insights and activations are integrated within the overall communications’ strategies and ecosystems
  • You are responsible for being the day to day digital contact for your clients; handling projects and acting as a consultant for global and UK projects

The Ideal Candidate

  • Solid understanding of digital marketing communications
  • Full understanding of digital insight and technology tools, adservers (tagging), comscore, reporting tools, iAnalyse (Datorama), verification tools, Google insight tools
  • Knowledge of how to apply CCS (equivalent is TGI) to identify digital insights
  • Working knowledge of digital specialisms, eg e-Commerce, PPC, SEO, Video, Affiliates, Programmatic, Social, Social Listening, Mobile
  • Working knowledge of media and communications planning tools and processes, e.g. CCS Planner, ICP or similar.
  • Ability to discuss and articulate a fluent POV on media partnerships, content distribution platforms, social, search & mobile
  • Ability to be collaborative with other team members, agency partners, media owners and clients
  • Ability to communicate strategic and innovative ideas with clarity and simplicity
  • Data analytics and insight generation required, with ability to frame complex arguments
  • Ability to translate digital strategy into implementation plans
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Strong knowledge of performance digital media and trading desks


CLOSING DATE – 6th February 2018

SALARY – £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits

Package Description

We offer everything you would expect a global corporation to provide including competitive pension plans, income protection, life assurance, critical illness cover and season ticket loan. We are committed to creating a great environment for all of our employees. As well as the little perks such as team days out, kitchens stocked with free fruit, teas and coffee in the office, we strongly support a work-life balance and encourage agile working across the business.  We also offer lifestyle benefits such as corporate-rate gym membership, childcare vouchers and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) days to use working for charitable causes each year. You always get your birthday off and we have a great holiday allowance scheme allowing you to buy or sell holiday too!

About the Company

Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services.
With consumers more connected, through a range of devices, than ever before, the era of media convergence is presenting many opportunities as well as a new, complex media eco-system. From identifying who the consumers are, to how they make their decisions. 


Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with over 30,000 dedicated specialists. 


We value the strength diversity brings to our business and are working hard to build a more inclusive workplace through partnerships with Stonewall, Business Disability Forum and Business in the Community’s race and gender equality campaigns. We are happy to discuss all flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly.


If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you. 


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