Strategic Planning at Havas

Havas is hiring a strategic planner with 2-5 years of experience working in a creative agency or strategic role. We are looking for someone who is naturally curious, understands effectiveness and enjoys identifying and solving problems. They should have a high level of business acumen that is matched by a passion for culture. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do, so working and contributing with others is critical.

The Role

We’re looking for a strategist who’s growing fast with lots of promise, and is looking for their next big opportunity. Ideally they should be a confident self-starter who is ambitious and ready to push forwards. They must be super collaborative and love working in and being part of a team. A stellar candidate who combines dynamic thinking and creativity in equal measure. This candidate will be an integrated thinker who combines strategic rigour and creative flair to bring forward the best work across various types of media. More than anything, we’re looking for someone with a strong creative appetite who wants to make ground-breaking and effective work.

Qualities and skills

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a strategic role
  • Strong on evaluation, numeracy and effectiveness
  • Strong integrated thinking between brand, digital, social, and PR
  • Should be able to evidence lateral creative thinking: taking brands to new places
  • Loves working closely with creatives and be a trusted, and inspiring partner
  • Equally, must be a great partner for account management and production

To apply

At Havas, we believe that planners should make things! To apply for this role, share something you’ve made before or that you're currently working on. This should show us how you think and give us insight into the kind of person you are (hint, this doesn’t need to be advertising related - show us the interesting!).

We also want to know what kind of work you’re attracted to and whether or not you understand how and why it’s effective. Develop a mini case study that shows us something you’ve been impressed and inspired by, but don’t forget to tell us why it works.

To summarise, in addition to your one-page CV, please attach the following:

  • Something creative you’ve made or are currently working on
  • A mini case study of work that’s recently blown you away and why it works

Email your application to ashly.stewart@havas.ie