Strategic Planner: Leading Agency (377 views)

Windhoek, Namibia
Sep 13, 2018

We have an absolutely fantastic opportunity for a Senior Strategic Planner at a leading full-service ad agency in Windhoek, Namibia. Love challenging thinking? Think you’re smart? We are looking for an expert in brand and communications planning, a clear thinker and a great storyteller. We need someone clear-headed, who loves defining problems and finding the right solutions. If you can see yourself being the agency’s “go-to” person when it comes to all brand and comms planning, this is the role for you!



  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business environment and strategy. 
  • Conduct desktop and field research, stakeholder interviews, brainstorming sessions.
  • Perform competitive analysis and identify gaps and opportunities.
  • Develop various types of brand and communications strategies.
  • Write compelling creative briefs.
  • Lead the creative to the creatives. 
  • Present insights and communications strategies
  • Keep abreast of emerging behaviors, marketing trends, technologies, and categories.
  • Develop strong client relationship to build trust.
  • Select appropriate frameworks, tools and approaches to use in solving client problems. 


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Industry related qualification.
  • 5+ years’ experience in an advertising agency
  • Good communications and presentation skills.
  • Able to work with different communications strategy frameworks.
  • Fluent in digital, content and social strategies.
  • Capable in PowerPoint and Keynote.
  • Comfortable with having direct contact with clients.
  • A storyteller.
  • A clear POV.
  • A critical thinker.
  • A good person generally.
  • Brave.
  • Deeply insightful.
  • Naively optimistic.
  • Wildly inventive.
  • Constantly curious.

It would be ideal if you are already living in Namibia and/or have Namibian citizenship.  Failing that, the agency will assist with work permit application.


Salary: Negotiable