Senior Strategist

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About Fanbytes

Fanbytes is an award-winning Gen Z marketing agency based in Old Street, London. As a leader in this field, we offer our clients unparalleled access to the Gen Z audience. We're really proud of our impact and growth over the last few years. Especially more recently, our CEO, Timothy Armoo was honoured with a Forbes 30 Under 30 accolade.

With clients who include Nike, Charlotte Tilbury, Ubisoft and even the UK government we combine technology and insights to provide influencer programmes, performance marketing, strategy, creativity and digital marketing to create highly effective marketing campaigns that enable brands to reach this hard-to-reach demographic. (Click here to be blown away)

Along with our flagship influencer programmes and marketing services, we have built a number of unique IP setting the gold standard for Gen Z media agencies, including:

  • Bytesized Talent - a talent agency exclusively managing the biggest stars on Tiktok. This allows us to build long term ambassador programs with brands
  • Bytehouse - the UK’s first ever Tiktok house which received global press as the first of its kind
  • Fanbytes Fund - a fund that runs influencer marketing campaigns for black-owned businesses using black creators seeking to elevate the voices of black and diverse creators.

Now with a team of 50, and aggressive growth plans, we are looking to expand our capabilities for creating innovative campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands. This has led to our need for a senior hire, to help navigate our growth and work with our C-Suite to enable the next stages of our journey.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Collaborating with the wider commercial team to produce high quality brief responses for our clients. Requiring a deep understanding on unpicking client challenges, structuring insights, generating innovative ideas and presenting deliverables.
  • Producing insight-driven sales collateral profiling the Fanbytes offering and wider initiatives to increase client and agency penetration.
  • Consider and construct new Gen Z data and insights presentations to both inform our work and advise key clients, working closely with the campaigns management team.
  • Assume control and responsibility in brainstorms - guiding ideas, strategies and types of execution in collaboration with all parts of the business.
  • Develop proactive commercial packages suited to verticals, seasons and/or viral moments .
  • Consider new products and creative avenues to take to market.

Our ideal candidate must haves...

  • Deep and experienced knowledge of brands and agencies and how they buy media.
  • Deep knowledge of influencer marketing and the key competitors and Fanbytes’s positioning in this market.
  • 1-3 experience of working with brands in the influencer marketing/branded content space.
  • A rich understanding on all the major social platforms and how to produce engaging, authentic and results-driven content.
  • Experienced in leading brainstorming sessions, formulating ideas and writing sales decks.
  • Extensive contacts in the brand + agency world would be an added bonus as would any level of design experience (photoshop etc)


What would you be measured on:

  • Revenue - collaborating with the commercial team on new and repeat business
  • Creative ideation - creation of best in class ideas and pitch decks
  • Fanbytes’ positioning in the eyes of large brand and agencies and against key competitors


Culture & Benefits

At Fanbytes, we are ambitious, creative and smart people, within an open, sharing and supportive environment. We live and breath Gen Z in everything from our work to our socials. Some additional benefits include:

  • A competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Holiday: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and birthdays off
  • Equipment: A company Laptop, and other tech requirements on request
  • Wellbeing Programme: We support our employees in and out of the office and have a full service EAP in place that provides mental health, legal and financial support for everyone at Fanbytes
  • We partner with Perkbox – which includes access to subscription apps, wellbeing support, online exercise classes, discounts and much more!
  • Socials: We finish early on Fridays, starting all-hands at 4.30 PM followed by socials and games. We also arrange monthly outings, lunches, and occasional full-team get togethers and events!
  • Learning: We cover costs for relevant courses, books, and other upskilling - just ask and you shall receive!
  • Awards: Fun monthly prizes, including Fanbyter of the Month, team leaderboards and more.
  • Large progressions for growth – we believe that everyone should be the entrepreneur in their own job. You’ll be a key player in the next stage of growth for the company.
  • We believe in working hard but also creating a fun environment with other young forward thinking people.


Start date: ASAP

Contract type: Full Time

Location: We are a London based company and operate via a hybrid model. Our team rotate coming into an office a couple of days a week for team based projects and to collaborate.

 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

People you might work with

HQ

Lector Court
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And if all that doesn't excite you then have a look at the below...

As a Fanbytes employee you benefit from the following and more:

  • Perkbox Partner

    Full EAP, access to meditation apps, online gym classes, development programmes, free treats and discounts.... 💸

  • Birthday's off!

    That's right... you get your birthday off on top of your annual leave allowance! 🎉

  • Socials

    New joiner lunches, monthly socials and soon some face to face meetups! 🍕🍻

  • Upskilling

    We have an upskilling fund in place to support personal development and give you time off to use it each quarter. 📚

Who We Are

Led by a team of young techies and advertising veterans, we help brands engage with younger audiences in the most interactive ways on the planet. 

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