Vacancy:Senior Planner



Do you want to work with ambitious people to build exceptional brands?

A Propaganda Senior Planner works directly with business owners to formulate strategies that deploy brand to change businesses, enhance reputation, and help them find a piece of the spotlight. You help businesses win.

We work smart to create new brands and re-imagine existing ones across all business sectors. We only work on brands that we can genuinely influence. We’ve have been doing this for nearly 30 years, but no two days are the same.

We’re on the lookout for a deep thinker to join our award-winning planning department – the leading team in the North. Our planners are part researcher, part creative planner, part brand and business consultant. But more specifically we want someone who fits this bill:

You’re a person who:

  • Is unceasingly curious, reflective, embraces ignorance, and asks questions no matter how stupid
  • Decisive as well as collaborative, with all types of people
  • Hates dull solutions and always finds a better way
  • Has empathy, diplomacy, and perspective
  • Gets out the office to find the answer
  • Is willing to challenge, and be challenged
  • Worships the empirical, and works with rigour and attention to detail
  • Creative and ideas-rich
  • Can manage multiple sources of information, and extract knowledge and insight
  • Understands business models, and how they operate to drive profitability and value
  • Presents with brevity, clarity, persuasiveness, and imagination

You aspire to:

  • Help businesses look at their world with freshness and lucidity
  • Bridge gaps between where a business is, and where it needs to be
  • Seek out tensions and contradictions, and work out ways to solve them
  • Be a trusted strategic advisor to board level
  • Champion the role that brand plays in driving business growth

You’ll get paid to

  • Work with a range of businesses, from startups to PLC’s
  • Run senior level workshops
  • Scope and manage research programmes, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Author strategy that defines business direction
  • Work with award winning creatives, copywriters, and designers to bring brands to life
  • Present to senior stakeholders

Your experience:

  • At least five years working within planning, client services, a creative department, or in research.
  • Ownership and management of planning projects
  • Insight generation – leading and delivering engaging market and competitor information
  • Developing insights that inform business and business strategy
  • Influencing the creative process by summarising market insights in a relative, inspiring and articulate way
  • Conversing at board level

You’ll get:

  • Flexible home and office working; candidates will be required to attend our offices in Leeds, West Yorkshire on a weekly basis
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Extra day off for your birthday
  • Sovereign Healthcare membership
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Staff well-being plans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Early finish Friday

We know we ask for a lot, but that’s because we make big promises to our clients. And our ongoing delivery of these promises means you’d be joining one of the most business savvy, entrepreneurial and commercial agencies in the UK. Furthermore, the right recruit will use this role to further their ambitions and expand their opportunities as our business continues to grow.

A full job description is available on application. Salary is dependent on experience. Please forward a short covering letter with your c.v. demonstrating how your skills and experience can fulfil this role to

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