Mid Weight Strategist/ Planner

London, England, United Kingdom


Portas believe that strategic thinking is at the heart of creating the best work imaginable and influences the overall direction of the agency – helping us remain ahead of the game within fashion, retail, lifestyle and luxury spaces.

At Portas the strategy work we do covers brand and communications from pure-led consultancy to implementation across the retail spectrum, were looking for an all-rounder, but more experience in one area then the other is fine too. Brand strategy covers the development and guardianship of the brands positioning and vision; communications strategy covers everything from campaign platform generation, to ATL, instore and digital strategy- ensuring that our work is implemented and measured effectively across all channels.


Overview and objective:

Strategy is a team of 5, working across the entire agency, so the ability to think fast and work at pace is essential. Sometimes projects will entail you taking the lead on your own strategy and the day- to- day implementation. Whilst others will see you working in a larger team of strategists, and supporting the Strategy Director or the Brand Director.

You will be a naturally curious person, interested in the outside world, trends and analysis, current affairs, fashion, retail and cultural landscapes and proactively drive creative ideas. We expect you to be comfortable with applying your own tools to different challenges- approaching solutions in a holistic way considering all channels and outputs. You will proactively develop your strategic knowledge and inspire not only the strategy team, but the wider agency with interesting findings.

You will help to act as a brand guardian, ensuring we always deliver the ‘best work imaginable’ for our clients. You will build strong client and internal relationships, and support the senior team to measure ROI across the business.

You will be a solid and supportive team member, contributing to a nurturing environment that supports creativity and growth. You will have a voice and proactively contribute to the culture of the agency – we are a collaborative bunch!

Key relationships:

Reports to Strategy Director




We also have free HIIT and yoga classes at the studio and initiatives for the team to continue to be inspired.

Industry “field trips” and our internal knowledge sharing space “School of Portas” are also a part of our expanding offering.

Apply for this job