Senior Strategist (unisex)

LIGANOVA is a leading agency for brand & retail marketing. The interaction of people, brands and products in physically and digitally seamlessly networked spaces drives us. We always think "next", focus on future-proof innovations and live the spirit of the times. For almost three decades, the most influential global companies & brands have relied on our expertise.

To ensure we can develop effective, efficient and tailored concepts, we build on a solid strategic foundation. Our Strategy Unit analyses markets, people and brands to find the most unexpected solutions. Because you understand the business, you are responsible for providing strategic advice and guidance to our clients. You work analytically, think creatively and never lose sight of the big picture? Then we want to get to know you.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • DIVERSITY & PEOPLE: Come as you are! At LIGANOVA we live and breathe a culture of inclusion and diversity fascinates us. Uniqueness is celebrated and promoted, which is why we are united by the common mission "Create the best version of yourself". We believe that diversity offers the greatest creative potential.

  • GREEN MINDSET: Innovative solutions and our Green Board provide impulses for more sustainability in the office and beyond. With the Green Campaign Cycle initiative, we proactively introduce our customers to the topic of green transformation and support them with our expertise during implementation.

  • INTERNATIONALITY: In addition to our HQ in Stuttgart, our offices in Berlin and Amsterdam have also grown into fully operating branch offices. We offer you networking and regular exchange within the units – a far cry from rigid team structures. 

WHAT YOU DO

  • As Senior Strategist, you analyze markets and trends, to create strategic guide lines for new brand experiences and retail innovations.

  • Conducting market and brand analyses and competitive positionings will be part of your main responsibilities.

  • You develop and accompany effective and creative (client) workshops to work on strategic topics.

  • In projects with strategic focus, you will take on the lead of interdisciplinary project teams.

  • As Senior Strategist, you work with existing brand models of our clients and develop new ones.

  • You showcase and represent the LIGANOVA through guest contributions, talks and whitepaper.

WHO YOU ARE

  • We are not looking for someone with a specific study background, but we value a professional who can think on a meta level, across disciplines and work with high academic standards.

  • As Senior Strategist you have several years of experience in Brand or Retail Strategy.

  • Despite your analytical focus, you are able to evaluate and discuss creative and conceptional approaches.

  • You can easily apply state-of-the-art strategic frameworks, models and tools in concrete projects. If need, you develop new frameworks and models in a compelling way.

  • You know which sources to use to always stay ahead in regards to trends and topics.

  • As Senior Strategist you have a natural interest in all that is new and future-oriented, including specifically new technologies, new business models and trends in Retail and Experiential Marketing.

  • You are a strong communicator and able to passionately present complex strategic thinking in a concise, inspiring and convincing manner.