Digital Strategist (m/f)

The Digital Strategist Brussels is a new role that will be responsible for leading the growth and development of the digital offering in the Brussels office. The role will report into the CEO.

The Digital Strategist Brussels is a new role that will be responsible for leading the growth and development of the digital offering in the Brussels office. The role will report into the CEO.
The leader will be expected to inspire and inject digital innovation into the heart of the operation, and work alongside the local practice heads in Brussels, the EMEA digital team and the global practice.
This individual will help drive Weber Shandwick’s digital new business within Brussels, build the profile of the office/practice in the digital area and spearhead a cultural shift in the agency to bring people on in terms of their approach to digital and technology.
Your role
 • To develop the Weber Shandwick digital offer across the entire Brussels office client-base to be industry leading. Focusing primarily on unlocking organic growth and new business opportunities, recruitment, new product development and industry thought leadership
 • Work closely with senior management and be responsible for leading digital new business drive and pitches
 • Work closely across Weber Shandwick’s client portfolio on integrated briefs and leading the digital element; building strong client relationships at a senior level
 • Play an active role in the wider EMEA digital team
 • Work with management team to develop a future facing vision, continuing to drive and grow digital and social media and accelerate take-up across Weber Shandwick and its clients
 • Ensure the office is kept informed of new products and services with training, knowledge-sharing and sales tools
 • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all the major social platforms and digital suppliers necessary to deliver best-in-class services and consultancy to Weber Shandwick’s clients
Digital products and services to be delivered include (non-exhaustively) : social listening, influencer mapping, digital audits, digital/social strategy, digital training, SEO, web/mobile build, app build (social and mobile), social newsroom, video production, graphics production, content production, social platform development, community management, social media relations, content management, crisis management and preparedness.
Your profile
 • Be a leading digital practitioner, capable of advising and selling services and products to clients across both the communications and social spectra
 • Will be confident and experienced in developing content propositions that are valuable to existing or prospective clients
 • Proven track record of developing excellent client relationships and being a trusted partner
 • Have a passion for creativity, pace and growth
 • Be creatively agitated, constantly thinking of creative digital solutions to solve his or her clients’ problems
 • Have proven track record of successfully leading new business drive
Success criteria
 • Have created game-changing, digitally executed ideas that have positively impacted on clients business (existing or new)
 • Have driven and delivered year-on-year growth and secured greater digital spend from existing clients
Our offer:

A competitive salary with excellent benefits matching your experience level.

Please send your application and cv to:
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Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries around the world.   Major practice areas include consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate and crisis management. The firm has won numerous awards for innovative approaches and creative campaigns, and it has deep expertise in social media and digital marketing. In 2012 Weber Shandwick was recognised and honoured as Most Creative PR Firm in the World, EMEA Consultancy of the Year and Global Agency of the Year. Central to its success is a belief in creating powerful and effective ideas for today’s ‘engagement era’.
The Brussels office is the home to a dynamic and multi-cultural team of communications and public affairs professionals, and a key hub in EMEA active in financial, consumer, healthcare and technology sectors. Digital is a core agency function and regarded as an integral part of the agency’s proposition.  With ambition for growth in the digital space (existing and new clients), and a new proposition of “engaging, always”, Weber Shandwick.

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