Listed 22 Jun 2022

Strategy and Planning Executive

ARN, Melbourne
Application close: 20 Jul 2022

Strategy & Planning Executive ( Client Strategy Manager)

As part of ARN, the recognised leader in audio in Australia, you have an opportunity to share your voice on the future of audio. Audio is booming and we are defining it. We are entertainers. We create moments that move people, and that people move to. We are investing in audio’s smartest advertising, experts, and innovations. This gives us unparalleled understanding of our audience and the content that moves them and helps us form quality connections with our customers. It’s our commitment to creating moments that move people that makes us memorable. ​
​Why not come along and help us create our story?

We currently have an exciting role available for Strategy & Planning Executive to join our team in Melbourne!

About The Role:

Management of Strategic Solutions– the Melbourne Strategy Manager will work alongside the Account Directors and Account Managers throughout a response to brief process through all internal workflows to validate briefs and opportunities; critically analyse briefs, asking probing questions to define the key brief validators, and develop the strategic insight led approach to inform the internal ideation session through to response presentation.

Generating Revenue Opportunities – Develop strategies for retaining, growing, and diversifying revenue from clients for the markets’ Sales team.
Reputation Building – Work with the Melbourne Sales teams to build ARN’s reputation as an insightful, creative, and progressive business through the presentation of inspiring solutions to briefs, global audio case studies and emerging audio technologies and trends to clients.

What you’ll have:

Exceptional analytical, innovative and strategic thinking skills
A passion for cultural trends, and curious approach to consumer behaviour, research and analysis
Strong creativity, storytelling, and problem-solving skills
An understanding of research tools and resources (Fusion, Nielsen CMV, IBIS World, WARC etc)
An understanding of the content and commercial dynamics of media businesses, with a foundational understanding of the Australian media landscape
Experience in a similar role – AU publisher or agency experience preferable

Our Culture:
We have four behaviours that make up our “Culture in Action” which describe how we act every day to create a great place to work:
Aim High​- We set big goals and work together ​to achieve them.
Own It​ – We take personal responsibility for our ​actions and have a solutions-mindset.
Be Your Best Self​ – We create the environment we need​to thrive.
Make a Difference​ – We look for every opportunity to improve, and we seek out diverse perspectives ​to help us achieve that.

ARN is a HT&E company. For more details, head to and connect with us via Instagram (@arndefiningaudio) and LinkedIn (LinkedIn /ARN) EEO Statement. ARN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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