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Director, Data + Insights - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Content + Publishing Strategies


As part of our drive to impart more impactful and insight led campaigns, content and conversations, we are seeking to recruit an established Data and Insights Director to outline a robust approach to gathering insights that support the H+K ‘insights + truths model’ and integrate work and approaches with H+K’s behavioural insights unit, SMARTER.

Work will involve defining the ‘H+K way’ for measurement and reporting, educate sector and specialist teams on using data tools and measurement and inform on data services and best practice. Work will also include developing a proactive plan to target business development opportunities within data clients across the business, as well as ‘high potential’ new clients. Our new recruit will also manage the relationship and work collaboratively with RDI, H+K’s Research, Data + Insights business, based in the US and manage, mentor and grow the London-based data team.

Experience of working in public relations or associated disciplines, specifically in data + insights with a proven portfolio of defining measurement approaches, is a pre-requisite for this role.


  • Previous client facing account management experience in public relations or associated disciplines, specifically in data + insights for global or multi-market accounts
  • Proven portfolio of defining measurement approaches
  • Experience of working with a creative brand and design agency to create a strong visual style for presenting data is highly desirable
  • Experience using social media monitoring tools, web analytic tools and other relevant platforms
  • Ability to use data to spot opportunities and trends to sell data and insight services to existing clients
  • New business experience (across London, EMEA and at a global level), contributing strategic thinking on data + insights
  • Manage, mentor and grow the London-based data team (recruiting insight experts as an immediate need)
  • Confidence to perform as a spokesperson on insight gathering and measurement for the agency
  • Preparation and presentation of data and insight workshops to clients 


  • The opportunity lead, manage and grow the data and insights team and define the H+K way for measurement + reporting
  • A chance to work across a broad range of industry sectors and on some of the largest and most interesting brands
  • Access to a global network of specialist communication practitioners working with leading brands 


H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe.  H+K London is the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. A recently launched Global Centre of Creative Strategy places change, innovation and creativity at the heart of everything we do. 

Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform our clients’ challenges into effective and award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world. Our communications are driven by our clients’ desire to communicate their purpose and create a legacy in the world. 

We create ideas to believe in.


The Hub

Personal growth is at the heart of our culture. The Hub, our internal training academy, provides a range of required and bespoke training opportunities that enable our people to have more ownership of their career development.

As well as our locally-developed modules we also deliver training from the H+K University, our global training and development platform. The University curriculum combines best practice from around our network in core consultancy and communications skills.


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity scheme
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Czarina Charles, Talent Acquisition at [email protected]


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