Senior Brand Strategist (Superunion)

Ogilvy (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 21 days ago

Superunion is looking for a Senior Brand Strategist to add to its team. In this full-time role based in Hong Kong, we’re looking for:

  • An individual who can independently guide and run brand strategy projects
  • A clear and rational thinker who is able to distil information down to the most fundamental drivers of brands and businesses
  • A curiosity and broad attitude towards culture, human behaviour and the world
  • A considerate thinker who is able to see situations from different perspectives, by putting themselves in the shoes of clients and customers
  • A personality that can work with diverse teams and inspire them with progressive thinking

In return for your blood and sweat (!), we offer you the opportunity to work with the world’s most famous and iconic brands, right here from our studio in K11 Atelier. You’ll be part of an international team of artists, economists, marketers and linguists – as well as brand strategists and designers – blending your experience with ours to create real brands for real people. With an awards cabinet that includes Cannes Lions, D+AD, Marketing Magazine and Transform, we hope you’re the one to help us make a continued impact on our clients and the industry.


Reporting to the Strategy Director, your primary focus will be to independently run brand strategy projects for our regional clients across Asia Pacific, offering them sound recommendations on all things branding:

Knowledge & Analysis

  • Lead the collation, organisation and insightful analysis of qualitative and quantitative information, including client business and brand information, competitive landscapes, customer research, analyst commentary and press coverage
  • Master industry best-practices in Superunion’s core areas of brand positioning, naming, brand architecture, client engagement, creative briefs and brand experience
  • Improve Superunion’s own proprietary tools through your knowledge of other business and brand strategy tools

Insight & Strategy

  • Use a combination of brand strategy tools, work and personal experiences, general knowledge and emotional intelligence to uncover insights on culture and human behaviour
  • Use lateral thinking, problem-solving skills and common sense to develop and innovate effective branding strategies

Personal Management

  • Be demanding of high standards in critical thinking, detail and presentation
  • Take personal pride in work

Relationships

  • Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and be responsible for engaging bigger key clients
  • Develop strong working partnerships with internal teams (client services and creative) and Superunion’s global network
  • Coach junior staff on strategy skills and guide them in the strategic development process
  • Ensure regular upward communication with line manager and regional directors to share work and get feedback

  • 5+ years of experience in a related area including branding, innovation, research or client-side marketing
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin a plus
  • All-round knowledge of branding including brand architecture, brand models, client workshops, and qualitative and quantitative research
  • An inquisitive mind that asks the right questions, and a resourcefulness to carry out the solution-building process
  • Good analytical skills – able to simplify complex problems or processes into component parts, and explore and evaluate them systematically
  • Able to think laterally and identify connections between projects, trends and emerging issues
  • Attention to detail whilst also being able to maintain an objective and strategic perspective
  • Dexterity across a variety of sectors, both corporate and consumer
  • Able to deliver client presentations and facilitate workshops
  • Take responsibility, think on their feet, and stand up for their work with pride and gravitas
  • Bachelor degree or above
  • Mastery of PowerPoint, Word and Excel

We offer 5-day work, good career prospects and attractive remuneration package to the right candidate.

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Senior Brand Strategist (Superunion)

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