Why join us

Be part of a human-sized agency filled with passionate and friendly people, collaborate with appealing international clients that have similar values to our own and be in a team that has a thirst for new technologies.

More than just a place to work, Biborg is a place where your happiness matters and your talents are valued.

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Lead Strategic Planner
Senior
Paris

We are currently looking for a smart and independent Lead Strategic Planner to work across a range of Biborg’s Gaming clients. If you are interested in applying for this role, email careers@biborg.com with your CV and please include a covering letter.

About Biborg

Founded in 2009 and headquartered since then in Paris, Lyon, Nantes and London.

We are a leading independent gaming marketing services agency and proud partners of some of the biggest global gaming and entertainment brands.

- We go beyond the brief to design effective, targeted strategies
- We’ve delivered over 900+ successful campaigns
- We connect and amplify brands with their audiences
- We deliver creative activations that excites and engages new players
- We’re built on passion, creativity, innovation and a natural affinity for all-things gaming
- We work with 45+ gaming studios and publishers

High scores don’t set themselves.

From strategy to ideation, production to delivery, and roll-out to reporting, we take care of everything and oversee 100% of our client’s campaign at any stage.

- Design gaming brands
- Go To Market campaign creation
- Craft immersive stories
- Engaging interactive invitations
- Play with the community
- Pioneering Paid Media advertising
- Physical x digital events
- Perform live show

Over the years we’ve been creating solid working relationships with top gaming brands, publishers and studios such as Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Capcom, Creative Assembly, G2, King, Quantic Dream, Riot Games, Wargaming, The Sandbox, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Square Enix, Sega, Ubisoft and also major brands such as PayPal, Facebook, Google and Netflix around their gaming-related activities.

Biborg is respectful of the balance between private and professional life.
Biborg offers its teams the possibility to work from home several days a week.
Our employees benefit from a 50% reimbursement of their luncheon vouchers, their home-work transport pass and a quality family health insurance.
From three months of seniority we offer a company savings plan.
We also like to bring our teams together regularly during festive events and we organize a seminar every year.

Biborg is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all individuals - regardless of race, gender, national origin, age, physical characteristics, pregnancy, disability, union membership, religion, family status, social origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or education level. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly without discrimination.

Summary

The Lead Strategic Planner evolves in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment with the aim of winning new business as well as managing the strategic comms / marketing development for some of the most recognized gaming publishers and studios in the world.

Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems.

Thanks to his or her excellent general knowledge of gaming, the conduct of quantitative and qualitative studies, access to consumer insights (notably with Global Web Index), a solid and consistent network, his or her trends monitoring aptitude, and her or his intuition, the Lead Strategic Planner represents the voice of the gamer within the agency.

With a good knowledge of the gaming market and a perfect understanding of our clients' business and marketing stakes, the Lead Strategic Planner is the bridge between our clients and our creative team, delivering relevant and inspiring brand strategies that identify a problem to be solved, whether in brand planning or connection planning.

He/She is then responsible for ensuring that the creative idea addresses the given problem, fits seamlessly into the overall strategy, and is easily measurable by defining key KPIs.

3 best things about the job
An independent agency, with excellent growth prospects and à team of like-minded gamers
Working with the best talent in the industry, both internally at Biborg and externally across some of the most iconic brands in gaming
Opportunity to spend time in our 4 offices
Reporting of the role: This role reports to the CEO.

Key Responsibilities

As a Lead Strategic Planner, you are an experienced and responsible expert on this field of activities:

- Constantly gather insights and intervene personally on strategic projects
- Supervising the work of internal and external resources
- Managing team members to develop their talent, their impact on the agency, their professional trajectory and their well-being
- Sourcing service providers and participating in the recruitment of future internal resources
- Sourcing the necessary production resources and tools on strategic projects
- Develop/improve the methodology and process in collaboration with the other leads/managers
- Constantly improve our tools, process, and capabilities to scout any trends, insights, and innovations relevant to gamers and the gaming industry
- Represent the activity / expertise to clients and externally including PR and Social
- Participate in the business development of the strategic activity in collaboration with the sales management
- Elaborate strategic masterclasses and workshops both internally and externally
- Maintain strong and positive relationships with counterparts on the clients and partners side
- Initiate and lead related projects in order to develop the Biborg culture and move the agency forward

About You

- Solid experience working in a Strategic Planning role
- Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, both in English and French
- Expertise in gaming and a real appetite for innovation, entertainment, and everything in between
- Strategic mindset and be confident to build strategic responses from scratch
- Dynamic approach to work and willingness to tackle challenges and a varied workload
- Problem solving and solutions focused mind-set
- Desire to drive performance and improve efficiencies
- Ability to self-manage while managing assigned teams and projects
- Insatiably curious, able to see multiple perspectives with great attention to details
- Passionate and team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Location - Paris (prefered) but possible in Lyon, Nantes and London.
We respect sanitary protocols and some WFH is possible.
Salary - Competitive
Start date - ASAP
Contract - Permanent
Email - careers@biborg.com

We are always open to meeting new people.

If the position you are searching for is not listed, or you are a freelancer interested in collaborating with us, feel free to get in touch at careers@biborg.com.