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Creating brand magic in a national TV first for STIHL

Work - Creating brand magic in a national TV first for STIHL

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Whitepapers from BWP's leading creatives and strategists #FutureOfRetail

Thinking - <h3>Whitepapers from BWP's leading creatives and strategists <strong>#FutureOfRetail</strong></h3>

Us

We are an integrated brand and marketing agency with a passion for retail marketing and destination marketing.

Our focus on brand and customer experience allows us to deliver against business objectives through brand creation and planning, creative design and thinking, PR, experiential, digital strategy and more. We have brilliant strategists, award-winning creatives and fantastic client service people.

Our core values of passion, impact, excellence and respect are evident in our integrated marketing solutions and the long-term relationships we build, and the results we realise for our clients.

Whether you’re looking for an agency who’ll help you deliver on your KPIs or you’re simply wondering what performance marketing is and how you can use this approach to your advantage, we want to answer your questions and provide the best solution for you.

Our Clients

This is only a small selection of our diverse and extensive client base. We deliver strategic business consultancy, technology innovation, research and integrated marketing and advertising campaigns for some of the most recognised brands across the UK and Europe. Working with leaders in their fields, we guide our clients through every point of change.

“You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them”

Join the BWP team
  • What we're looking for

    BWP is an award winning integrated marketing agency, which guides brands through significant points of change. Whether creating a new brand, telling a new story or developing a new strategy to reach a new audience. We work together to understand our client’s commercial brand challenges and then shape our approach to ensure the client’s commercial destiny is achieved.

    We run our agency on four core values that affect every business decision we make – who to hire; how to respond to challenges and how to behave around colleagues and clients in different business situations. Ultimately, they outline for our staff and our clients ‘what good looks like’.

    1. Passion from the outset
    2. Positive impact every time
    3. Respect for everyone
    4. Always striving for excellence

    Due to our ongoing success we are now seeking a New Business Director.

    For more information or to apply, please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

    Apply now

    Purpose of the role

    • To ensure that the current and future new business pipeline of the Agency is continually filled and managed.
    • To be the first port of call for new prospective Clients to liase with and to represent the company perfectly to ensure a positive opinion of the Agency, its skill set and its people.
    • Driving opportunities through introducers and influencers to ensure they deliver as efficiently and effectively for the Agency as possible.
    • To work with the internal BWP Marketing Manager in ensuring the reputation of the Agency is upheld and increased.
    • To ensure the BWP Board members plus the wider team are informed of new business progress every month and that new business progress is communicated internally before it is communicated externally.
    • To build a new culture in the agency by running weekly meetings on new business and managing all progress for new business across all teams.
  • The Agency

    BWP is an award-winning integrated marketing agency, which guides brands through significant points of change. Whether creating a new brand, telling a new story or developing a new strategy to reach a new audience. We work together to understand our client’s commercial brand challenges and then shape our communications approach to ensure the client’s commercial destiny is achieved.

    We run our agency on four core values that affect every business decision we make – who to hire; how to respond to challenges and how to behave around colleagues and clients in different business situations. Ultimately, they outline for our staff and our clients ‘what good looks like’.

    1. Passion from the outset
    2. Positive impact every time
    3. Respect for everyone
    4. Always striving for excellence

    Due to our ongoing success, we are now seeking a permanent mid-weight strategic marketing Planner to support our Brand and Communication Planning Directors.

    Apply now

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead customer and market insight generation from being proactive in secondary research and identify needs for primary research
    • Conduct marketing research, including running interviews and potentially focus groups, analysing competitors and market trends, and developing customer personas
    • Support the planning directors in taking an active role in running client workshops and be pivotal in the prep work to gather insight, get feedback on and input into projects, and bring the organisation on board with a proposed approach.
    • Supporting the Brand Planning Director in the development of brand strategies derived from customer and marketing insights, including the positioning, value proposition, brand idea and personality
    • Develop creative propositions derived from key customer, brand and market insights to feed into the creative campaign planning process
    • Supporting the Communications Planning Director in developing communication strategies, including determining which messages and channels to reach the audience with, and developing content and marketing calendars in line with this
    • Be up to date with the cultural and industry developments in traditional and digital channels to be able to recommend top-level integrated strategies that utilise the appropriate channels across all digital channels (SEO, content and social media) and intelligent, targeted use of the more traditional channels to create inbound leads and improve engagement
    • Write compelling messaging that supports the brand and communication strategies, and that can be developed into copy
    • Work with client services to ensure agency’s brand, campaign and digital projects, are delivered on time, within budget, and in line with the agreed strategy
    • Support agency marketing activities and new business opportunities by working on tender submission or pitch activity
    • Support agency inbound marketing by developing/assist in developing thought leadership materials; whitepapers, blogs, infographics etc.
  • ­­­BWP is an award-winning integrated marketing agency, which guides brands through significant points of change. Whether creating a new brand, telling a new story or developing a new strategy to reach a new audience. We work together to understand our client’s commercial brand challenges and then shape our approach to ensure the client’s commercial destiny is achieved.

    We run our agency on four core values that affect every business decision we make – who to hire; how to respond to challenges and how to behave around colleagues and clients in different business situations. Ultimately, they outline for our staff and our clients ‘what good looks like’.

    1. Passion from the outset
    2. Positive impact every time
    3. Respect for everyone
    4. Always striving for excellence

    Due to the successful promotion of our current front of house, we are recruiting for our next Director of first impressions! 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Answer all calls in a polite and professional manner and passing on messages as appropriate
    • Meet and greet visitors/clients
    • Ensure the sign in sheet is displayed and kept up to date adding new starters and removing leavers
    • Open and distribute the post to relevant team members
    • Frank packages for the staff and ensure there is enough ink, labels, postage stickers and tracking books
    • Liaise with the office, stationery and kitchen suppliers
    • Order stationery and weekly food shop for the office
    • Record purchases on our time tracking system, Traffic Live (under Front Desk)
    • Tidy and set-up meeting rooms in preparation for clients and after meetings.
    • General tidy of the office, shower rooms and Kitchen, including emptying/filling the dishwasher, reminding everyone to clean the microwave and managing the stock cupboards, fridge (emptying each week) and emptying recycling once a week including cardboard and glasses.
    • Organise monthly pizza Fridays for the office
    • Make sure that the office is at an adequate temperature and liaise with front desk downstairs if this need adjusting
    • Forward plan for the weeks ahead – booking catering for meetings, allocating car parking spaces and permits etc.
    • General maintenance of office equipment e.g. shredder, printer, meeting room iPads
    • Liaise with the dry cleaners as and when requested by staff
    • Manage bookings of meeting rooms and arranging all necessary catering requirements including client meetings, birthday card and cakes, pizza Fridays etc.
    Apply now

    Assist Head of Operations with the following:

    • Supplier Management, for example, car parking permits, office and mobile phone accounts, IT and Printer issues, office phones where applicable and general wear and tear within the offices
    • Liaise with landlords regarding any building issues
    • Management of meeting rooms – ensure that you fully understand the technology set up and that all screens and IT equipment are ready and working
    • Raise monthly PO’s where appropriate for regular suppliers
    • Management and delivery of the new starter ‘welcome pack’. Including making a first-week induction programme for new starter to sit with each member of Senior Management team
    • Cross-agency staff introduction on the first day
    • Management of technical resources for new starters (laptop, mobile and email)
    • Update the speed dial and direct-dial list when there is a new starter, and assist with ordering new equipment for them

    Skills:

    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and manage
    • Excellent personal productivity and ability to prioritise
    • Capacity to maintain quality in a fast-paced driven environment
    • Strong written and verbal skills
    • Strong organisational skills
    • An excellent communicator and highly personable
    • Enjoy a high level of autonomy

    Experience:

    Experience-wise, we’re more interested in how well you can do the job instead of how long you have been doing it. We’re as interested in your potential as we are your experience.

    • Previous experience of working within an office environment.
    • Solid experience of telephone usage, taking calls and messages.
    • Proven ability to work closely within a team.