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We're looking for a Consultant (FTC) to join our team in Shanghai as part of our Consultancy function.

We are looking for a highly strategic and commercial individual to provide advisory services to our clients in China – ensuring delivery of the highest quality of work across all their WARC Advisory projects, they should constantly be pushing industry boundaries in their role as a WARC Advisory brand ambassador.

Working collaboratively across the wider WARC business, they should lead and inspire, contributing to the development of WARC Advisory and how this should be shaped for the China market. They are responsible for leading and developing their assigned client relationships, delivering multiple, complex, strategic proposals and projects that exceed client expectations. They are a confident presenter and an excellent communicator who displays leadership both to the teams they work with at Ascential and to clients. They must be fluent in Chinese and English [both written and spoken]. They must have a proven track record of helping brands in China both local and international to become more effective.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Manage, develop and drive revenue growth in Greater China for WARC Advisory
  • Responsibility for maintaining the strategic standards of WARC Advisory output, ensuring clients are given deliverables and solutions that build client relationships
  • Working with sales leaders, the Consultant develops new opportunities, exploring clients’ requirements, developing briefs and finding innovative solutions to client challenges
  • Development of business networks with the wider WARC team – building strong relationships with Account management and content leaders, as well as senior management, that will contribute to the growth and development of WARC Advisory internally and externally
  • Responsibility for projects being delivered on brief in a relevant, insightful and commercially successful manner
  • Delivery of confident and inspirational presentations and workshops, ensuring WARC Advisory work is seen in the best possible light
  • Liaising with in-market experts, managing their costs and ensuring they deliver on the brief and on time

Your Experience

  • In-depth experience of marketing and communications landscape
  • Strategic mind set with excellent analytical skills
  • Familiar with developing high value, commercial proposals
  • Proven track record of working within a global consultancy framework/ environment and able to deliver multiple concurrent projects successfully
  • Excellent at all forms of collaboration & communication including presentation & writing skills and experienced with PowerPoint
  • Both creative & commercial, they should be used to delivering far reaching strategic projects across industries and categories
  • Highly collaborative & used to developing relationships, the Consultant is an excellent communicator, collaborator and inspirer
  • This role will constantly strive for excellence and push to exceed client expectations and industry standards

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • Annual leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Great learning and development opportunities

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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About WARC

We work with the global advertising industry to make smarter, more effective marketing. We’re the global authority on advertising and media effectiveness, offering unbiased advice on almost any advertising and marketing issue.

We’re a brand full of smart people who are genuinely interested in the world’s most effective advertising, as well as the agencies and clients who make it. We’re proud of the reputation WARC has in the industry, striving to be excellent at everything we do.



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