[Ogilvy Vietnam] Senior Strategist

Posted Date 1 month ago(09/03/2021 7:21 AM)
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Ogilvy group is one of the world’s leading communications groups and the largest network agency present in Vietnam. Since 1995 Ogilvy group has been providing strategic, creative and production services to category-leading multi-national and Vietnamese companies. These include Consulting, Advertising, PR, Digital, Mobile, Social Media, Activation, Field Marketing and Design. In addition, Ogilvy group also provides print, digital and video production services.


We are looking for an exceptional strategic thinker to join one of the best international agencies in the world – Ogilvy as a Senior Strategist. We have a proud history of creating pioneering ideas and leading clients to create strong brands in the Vietnam market. If you enjoy building bridges between brands and people and arriving at a breakthrough solution that leads to growth for brands you are the person we are looking for. We see the Senior Strategist as an curious, ingenious champion of solutions and ideas who has the ability to simplify and clarify complex tasks.


  • Help create and present thoughtful and provocative brand point of view, creative briefs and communication plans based on deep consumer knowledge and insights, category and brand knowledge.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of category and competitive activity and keep a finger on the pulse of existing and emerging consumer and cultural trends.
  • Develop partnerships with key members of the client marketing teams with a focus on brand growth, brand health and brand strategy.
  • Expertise in using research and analysis both formal and informal to uncover deeper insights into consumers
  • Bringing to the role an understanding of marketing fundamentals
  • Ability to craft the consumer journey based on available information about the consumer, category and media behavior and usage
  • Collaborate with client solutions, creative and media team to create a robust campaign journey that brings to life the campaign in the most effective manner possible
  • Partner senior members of Strategy, Creative, Client Solutions on the business to develop disruptive ideas and experiences at multiple customer touchpoints that breakthrough in the category
  • Basic understanding of how content and social strategy is designed
  • Articulate the strategy rational and logic in a compelling manner to persuade key clients for strategy work on existing clients and for pitches
  • Lead and manage pitches that agency takes on from time to time
  • Elevate the level of strategic thinking on the business and have growth conversations with the client
  • Design and lead thought leadership initiatives for the agency


  • 5+ years as a Strategist in an agency
  • Demonstrable experience in leading clients with strategic thinking in Vietnam market
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or relevant area of study
  • Be interested in what motivates people, as well as the changing trends and fashions affecting consumers
  • Driven to go beyond the ‘What’ to uncover the ‘Why’ to create compelling solutions for clients
  • Have strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Be skilled at analyzing research and able to translate this into action plans
  • Be organized and able to think strategically both long and short term
  • Have good communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Be able to work with a range of people and as part of a team
  • In terms of soft skills, we are looking for someone who is curious, flexible, has a ‘growth mindset’, loves to learn and has a positive, solution-oriented attitude and above all else, deeply cares about quality of the strategic solution


**Please provide access to your online portfolio or work samples with your resume submission for consideration. These should be for work that has been cleared to share externally.


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