Wunderman Thompson wants to create a stimulating working environment, built around people. People working at Wunderman Thompson enjoy an enormous amount of trust, freedom and responsibility. As a rule for hiring talent, we hire first by mindset, then by skills. Our talent has to be creative, client-oriented, responsible, passionate and open-minded. Wunderman Thompson treats people as equals whatever their nationality, gender, religion or colour of skin is. As attitude, we keep our heads in the clouds and our feet on the ground. We are daydreamers that sleep well at night. Above all, we keep in mind that there are people who contribute to the world in more fundamental ways than we do. So, we are very proud at times and modest at all times. Discover our job openings for our offices in Antwerp and Brussels below.

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Account Director

Wunderman Thompson is looking for a strategic and creative Account Director. Someone who takes the lead and is always looking for new opportunities and ways in which to support the client. The ideal candidate is business and technology minded and has experience with international clients.

We're looking for someone who can build and maintain a strong relationship with the client. Someone who is flexible and isn’t afraid of intense brainstorming sessions. Someone who can dazzle and surprise, who works pro-actively and has a hands-on, practical approach. Someone, perhaps, like you!

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensuring strong client relationshipsWorking proactively to present creative and solid business building ideasManaging financial performance of the clientOverseeing day-to-day operations of the clientTaking responsibility for the account, managing both campaigns and digital projects.Developing, writing and presenting communication plans (together with Creation/Strategy teams)Conducting briefings, externally as well as internallyStarting up and following up projectsAdvising clients on 360° touch point communication 

PROFILE

an excellent and convincing communicator, able to partner with our client(s) on a senior levela strategic thinker with a passion for business, creativity and technologyinterest in and/or experience with service design and Cxbroad-minded, flexible and open to challengesmore than 6 years on-the-job experiencestrong team and project management skillsbilingual Dutch/French, with excellent knowledge of Englishvery efficient, getting the job done on time within budgetable to work very independentlyresult-oriented, excellent in operationsexcellent people and team management skillsExperience in managing international accounts is a plus 

WE OFFER

A competitive salary with fringe benefitsA team of experienced advertising grandmasters and young prodigiesA warm and welcoming atmosphere that encourages debate and teamworkWe are part of the WPP Network, which offers opportunities for your further training and careerWunderman Thompson Belgium is a cheerful mix. We do not care about religion, skin color, nationality, … as long as you know your profession...

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Account Executive

Wunderman Thompson is hiring! You have taken your first steps in advertising and are ready for new challenges in a stimulating and dynamic environment? You are a real go-getter, ready to handle all day-to-day contact with your clients? You are passionate about all things advertising, and making every client brief a rousing success? Is on-time delivery and qualitative execution your second nature? Then you’re the account executive we’re looking for!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

You lead projects from A to Z: from briefing through presentations to realization.You ensure proper and innovative execution of work in all areas, with a specific interest in digital, direct communication & touchpoint materials.Together with your client, you work hand in hand to optimize processes and build strong communication platforms that carries out your clients’ overall brand promise.You manage internal processes and ensure that all team members are well informed and motivated.You are willing to dive into digital platforms, manage content for our clients in CMS and have a basic understanding of HTML or willing to learn this.
 PROFILE

An appetite for change, new ways of doing things and doing new things.Inclusive and down-to-earth.Energetic and enthusiastic.Gets a kick from structuring and organizing.Loves solving problems.Curious, interested and interesting.A great team player and communicator, talking our language.A strong sense of responsibility.An eye for detail.Eager to learn.Digital savvy, with basic HTML knowledge, or eager to dive into code.
 WE OFFER

A competitive salary with fringe benefits.An ambitious and highly creative clients.A team of experienced advertising grandmasters and young prodigies.We are part of the WPP network, which offers opportunities for your further training and career.Wunderman Thompson Belgium is a cheerful mix. We do not care about religion, skin color, nationality, … as long as you know your profession....

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Account Manager

Wunderman Thompson is hiring! As an Account Manager with an excellent knowledge of both French and Dutch, you run the daily business of a client within our company, maintaining and building strong relationships while reporting back to your Account Director. You will work for national and international clients and within the pinnacle of creativity, data, and technology.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the client.Working proactively to present creative and solid business-building ideas together with your Account Director.Taking responsibility for the account and managing their campaigns.Developing, writing and presenting communication plans (together with Creation/Strategy teams and your Account Director).Conducting briefings, externally as well as internally.Starting up and following up projects and campaigns.Managing the financial performance of your client.Reporting to your Account Director.PROFILE

Languages: Bilingual Dutch and French with good knowledge of English.You are an excellent and convincing communicator, able to partner with our clients and your colleagues.You have a can-do attitude and strong team and project management skills.You have a first experience in advertising (incl. digital), having more than 4 years of on-the-job experience.You are very efficient and flexible, getting the job done on time within budget.You are a team player but you're also able to work very independently.You are result-oriented and excellent in operations.Servicing our clients from our locations in Brussels and Antwerp is not a problem for you. The exact arrangement will be determined together with you.WE OFFER

A competitive salary with fringe benefits.An ambitious and highly creative client.A team of experienced advertising grandmasters and young prodigies.We are part of the WPP network, which offers opportunities for your further training and career.Wunderman Thompson Belgium is a cheerful mix with offices in Antwerp and Brussels. We do not care about religion, skin color, nationality, … as long as you know your profession....

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LEAD DIGITAL DESIGNER

We have a great opportunity for a seasoned Lead Digital Designer to up our user experience, user interface and digital design work for our clients.


In this role, you will lead, inspire & support a client focused design team. You will combine your own design skills and knowledge in challenging projects and campaigns while supporting and coaching the team. You will also participate in client meetings concerning user experience and digital design concepts & design-driven projects.

We expect you to balance conceptual and creative design with knowledge of design systems in a production environment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

You’ll need to transform a creative brief to a usable but attractive digital interface.You’ll create digital experiences, such as websites and apps next to digital campaign materials like landing pages, mailings and banners.You are able to deliver brand consistent, yet exciting visuals.Besides being a graphic wizard, you are also focused on usability and functionality and are able to apply your dual skills in the field.You need to push the boundaries of a concept with innovative design.You define, set-up and follow-up design systemsYou make sure your team has the right capabilities and that you assign the right people to the right jobsYou work closely together with all other specialities such as creatives, client services, strategy, customer experience and development, and foremost with our clients.You make sure people in your team are heard and you represent the team in meetingsWHO YOU ARE

A talented digital designer (5+ years’ experience) with a keen eye for detail.You can push the boundaries of a concept with great design.You can look at your work from the point of view of a consumer to make sure the message comes across.You know when to break the rules….and when to stay on track.A strong sense of design theory, user experience and user interface design are critical.You are a people person, who loves to work as a team and you feel comfortable enough to take the lead.A good set of communication skills are given to you by nature.You are a driven and dynamic person and you can enthuse other people.You can present your and your team’s work and discuss the design decisions made.You master either Dutch or French and can express yourself in English fluently.WHAT YOU LOVE

Design, design, and well yeah; design.Building digital experiences and making brands stand out.Always adding a sparkle to all types of digital design.Creative thinking within a design process, together with a team or a client.To inspire and enthuse people around you.To scale up great digital design in design systems and production environmentsWHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

Leading a multi-disciplined team of UX and UI designersFormulating a vision on digital design in a creative environmentOverviewing all digital design tracksReporting to the head of digitalWorking hand in hand with development, creatives and strategy to make Wunderman Thompson the leading hub in “all things design”WE OFFER:

A competitive salary with fringe benefitsAmbitious and highly creative clientsA team of experienced advertising grandmasters and young prodigiesWe are part of the WPP Network, which offers opportunities for your further training and careerWunderman Thompson is a cheerful mix. We do not care about religion, skin colour, nationality, … as long as you know your profession...

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Senior Strategic Planner

Are you always ahead of the curve? Are you the go-to person when it comes to creating solutions that meet both brand objectives and consumer needs? Can you identify and articulate the consumer insights that drive communications strategies and journeys? If you answered yes, then you might be the Senior Strategic Planner we’re looking for!

The person we seek combines strong brand communication strategy and smart touchpoint planning. They are able to integrate different strategic expert skills into a coherent strategy. They seek out solutions in terms of brand communication and customer experience.

The right candidate is a team player who, together with the Account Director and Creative Director, takes the lead with clients. They know how to inspire, but are hands-on enough to make things happen from intake to implementation. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Be the strategic lead for several national and international clientsPresent and discuss innovative communication strategies and key insights in meetings with existing and potential clientsKeep an eye on cultural and social trends relevant to the business, and ensure the brand communication strategy is relevant to local consumersEnsure global campaigns are relevant to the local marketDevelop brand communication, experience, digital and social strategies, including precise recommendations based on market opportunities which can be translated into local action plansIs research minded and knows how to read and interpret existing client research while also hunting for additional (digital) data sources to generate extra relevant insightsThinks user-centric and knows how to apply design-thinking to projectsWork closely with account management and creative teams to brainstorm ideas and ensure each creative approach is on strategyResearch products, services and current strategies to identify new opportunitiesKeep up-to-date with our audience’s preferences and proactively suggest new campaignsInspire colleagues and clients with the latest trends (cultural, technological, case studies, market evolutions, etc.)REQUIRED SKILLS:

Comprehensive understanding of brand strategy, branding, digital strategy, marketing, media concepts and service designA digital ‘native’ with knowledge of existing and emerging digital channelsIs experienced in developing brand and creative strategies using both traditional and new channelsYou possess strong analytical skills. You can understand and interpret the latest brand tracker as well as the most recent Google Analytics report. You have demonstrated experience in the use of measurement and tracking tools within all digital channels. You are able to incorporate these results into strategies, creative briefs and local cultural roadmapsStrong client-facing skillsAbility to present ideas clearly and conciselyExperience in working closely with both account and creative teamsSuccessful track-record of managing multiple client assignments simultaneouslyStrong knowledge of primary and secondary research methodologies, both qualitative and quantitativeExcellent oral and written communication skillsFluent in Dutch, French, and EnglishREQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

Straightforward and directClear communicatorFocused on collaboration and idea sharingBuilds to consensusFair and respectfulActive listenerOpen to people and new ideasPursues personal growth by embracing challengesREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

At least 1- 3 years’ experience in a similar roleOver 5 years’ relevant experience in advertising or marketingExperience as strategist in brand positioning, integrated brand communication, digital marketing, content marketing and social mediaWE OFFER:

A competitive salary with fringe benefitsAmbitious and highly creative clientsA team of experienced advertising grandmasters and young prodigiesWe are part of the WPP Network, which offers opportunities for your further training and careerWunderman Thompson is a cheerful mix. We do not care about religion, skin colour, nationality, … as long as you know your profession...

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Team Microsoft - Discovery Manager in the Netherlands

The main role of the Discovery Manager is to help the sales and Marketing teams deliver on business impact thanks to the Microsoft Discover workshops that are hands-on immersive workshops for customers to experience and understand our MS product suite, solutions and how to best use market trends and MS expertise to achieve their aspirations. We have a community of 13 Discover program Managers with at least one in each WE Countries.

As a part of the Discover Workshops customer journey, we want to provide the customer with a hands-on approach to getting value out of the Microsoft solutions. We map the needs of the customer to the Microsoft portfolio and make the customers experience this through in person and virtual sessions (Discover workshops) delivered by Partners or by Microsoft personnel, either in Microsoft Offices or at partners’ sites. The Discover workshops are a Western Europe program that span across solution areas.

Important part of the role is to be detail oriented while managing large volume of operational excellence tasks simultaneously to support the events focus within the company.

We are looking for an individual who has an appreciation for marketing automation and digital events and have project management skills to co-ordinate multiple teams.

The right candidate will be good at thinking through the right workflows, together with client-management skills.

The candidate should be a team player who is able to work under their own initiative and collaborate with various teams on a local and global level.

How you’ll be spending your time

1. Facilitate local Discover workshops plan and execution

Supporting the local Discover workshops plan together with relevant stakeholders. The plan should consist of: Partner selection and Partner readiness together with OCPIntegration of Account planning, accounts targeting (OCA/ACA/DCA), Renewal plans and consumption together with local BG and sales teams Marketing Demand Generation to drive attendanceReporting on targets and monthly customers engagement delivered Connecting with Customers when introduced by the account manager to arrange a Discover workshop.Connecting with Partners to support planning Managing logistics – i.e: Booking workshop rooms, partner selection (based on the criteria to determine what skills a partner needs to have to be considered to deliver the discover workshop), speaker confirmation, catering.      2. Internal Awareness

If invited via CMO / BG Lead, the PM should be able to show the value of the program to an internal audience and needs to be able to deliver awareness sessions to sales, marketing, partner team etc covering key messages such as ‘the value to our customers’ ‘What’s in it for our sales teams?, ‘What’s in it for the partner?’ etc. 

The PM will work very closely with a v-team to ensure key accounts are targeted for the program and partners are trained to deliver. There are a variety of tools the PM will have access to help drive internal awareness.  You should also be able to show/demo the BVP or other virtual environment tools to sales/partners.  The PM is not expected to deliver a Discover workshop.​​​​​3. Cross group collaboration

Cross group collaboration with the Business Group Leads, Sales, Partner Team and CMO. A big part of the program is meeting with your stakeholders and going thru status of the program, planning, activities and results.

Local BG LeadsBG leads are accountable for account targeting and setting up their local priorities for the Discover workshops. Therefore the Discover Program Managers need to work very closely to their BG Leads to ensure:

They have plans per Discover workshops scenarios to engage customersThey support the Discover motion with Sales & partners teams to ensure successful planning and impact. Sales teamsSales teams are key stakeholders in the set up. To have the biggest  impact it is key to sit together with sales on a regular basis to:

Receive / review Renewals & Upsell: We know when existing customers renew their contracts. Based on the renewal date, we can plan several months ahead to get a customer into the Collaborating with sales is one of the biggest priorities. Discuss and decide on next steps for plan targeted accounts: Some of our customers do not have Microsoft solutions or are still using our solutions on premise. These customers are targeted in a Dark to cloud and On prem to cloud way. Because we know what customers they are, we can plan ahead.Contributing into daily/weekly syncs initiated by Sales teams. In the best possible set up, you sit together with every sales account manager and plan Discover workshops sessions together based on the input. Partners Discover workshops are delivered by partners. Discover Managers work together with the partner team to:

Select the right partners together with the OCP (One Commercial Partner) team to help in the deliver the Immersion sessions.Work with the Partner Learning team in OCP who can train identified partners on define the strategy to train the partners in the delivery of the immersion sessions. Follow up and make sure the training quality is good and is getting better as part of the partner readinessBuild a pool of partners that deliver sessions on a regular basis when having the right number of partnersTrack and report back on the delivered workshops and ways to  optimize MarketingMarketing play an important role in creating demand for Discover workshops sessions. Discover Managers work with CMO (marketing team) to

Make sure the targets can be achieved through a mix of partner, sales and marketing.Offer a Discover Workshop to Customers after every event & especially for highly engaged accounts. To drive demand through special designed marketing activities such as tele, paid media, social. Reporting and ImpactThe Discover program is one of the most impactful marketing programs in Microsoft. As this program is mainly aimed at customers that are already in the pipeline, there is a direct correlation between the program and influenced revenue.

In order to show the value of the program, the Program Manager is responsible to give a 360 Degree view on: Number of sessions deliveredNumber of customers trained Details of Partners who delivered the session Insights on what is working/not working and ask for help Discover Manager is responsible of filling out the central SharePoint on a weekly basis to report the above  Discover Manager works with the local Marketing Coordinator to: Ensure registration pages created on MAS for all 1:1 & 1:few Discover workshops Share the registration links with partners & AEs, Add the ones for 1:few on the online landing pages to ensure  online demand generation campaigns are linked How you’ll help keep the whole thing running

Discover Managers work in ‘blended’ teams and as such, you will be regularly collaborating with local team members, global peers and multinational executional teams across globe within the Wunderman Thompson network as well as local and global Microsoft environment.

The great people you will be working with

Reporting into Wunderman Thompson Western Europe Team Lead and working closely on a daily basis with local Microsoft stakeholders, you will ensure a strong client-agency relationship, ensuring satisfaction and growth of the client account. 

The great client you will be working with

You will be working for a leading technology brand, managing all aspects of the client relationship, you will participate into regular meetings, oversee projects and take responsibility for the coordination of campaigns. An understanding of the client’s business and marketing objectives is crucial, specifically the programmes on which you are working. It is vital to have a good working relationship with the stakeholders.

What we’re looking for

Appreciation of digital events and marketing automation  Stakeholder management and client facing skillsStrong relationship management skills to work, collaborate and co-ordinate various multinational teams and networks on the local and global levelDetail oriented while managing large volume of tasks simultaneously and prioritize when needed Strong sense of initiative, proactivity and ability to work under pressureEnjoy working in a global fast-paced environment Quick adaptation skills to change  

 

 

 

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