Head of Digital

  • Location

    Zurich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Digital Media

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Salary:

    Circa 130,000CHF

  • Contact:

    Ben Wattenbach

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


My client is global a full-service media, content and technology agency. Bound together by their purchase journey obsession, they help clients translate audience behaviours and insights into smart decisions.

They are seeking an ambitious Head of Digital to help find the best solutions for their clients’ business challenges, using a wide range of proprietary tools.

This key role provides digital and innovation thought leadership, helping set the strategic direction for digital across an exciting client portfolio.

The Head of Digital will play a critical role in delivering insight-driven, creative digital media solutions steeped in the consumer journey. In this capacity this individual will work with the Planning teams to deliver strategically driven Digital plans for all brands.



  • In collaboration with the Planning and Digital Investment teams, help to create a digital strategy for the Client at an enterprise and brand level. All digital channels (display, video, programmatic, search, social, commerce, etc) are part of the consideration set for the digital.
  • Leading best-in-class digital approaches and innovation for clients, including the coordination and collaboration of client dedicated digital specialist teams’ assignments on the business.
  • This leader plays a critical role in driving critical thinking and strong understanding of digital channels. Inspire while leading by example in developing, motivating, mentoring, and coaching the team.



  • Knowledge of all aspects of Digital Media, Programmatic, Search, SEO, Social, Mobile, Ad Operations, Analytics, Data-Driven Marketing, Ad Technologies, etc.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced team environment
  • Critical to collaborate not only internally, but with creative agencies, and client constituencies
  • Strong POV, and know how to deliver it
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates sharp, strategic thinking and effective problem-solving skills
  • Appropriately and openly participate in team, agency, and industry initiatives
  • Willingness to immerse oneself in the client’s business