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  • Midweight Strategist

    Job Description

    The Midweight Strategist role at Thirst plays a pivotal part in strengthening our strategic offering. This person will influence the creation of excellent creative work, support the strategy team in delivering complex client briefs and be nurtured by the best talent in the business to hone their strategic skillset and own strategic client relationships.

    Key Characteristics

    • Positive, proactive and passionate problem solver
    • Sharp insight-miner
    • Exceptional communicator
    • Curious collaborator
    • Lateral thinker
    • Finger on the cultural pulse

    Key Responsibilities

    Brand Strategy

    Defines the brand challenge & opportunity in a concise and inspiring way, grounded in insight.

    Creates sound strategic solutions, proactively collaborating with their team and across departments to build their skillset across multiple strategic disciplines.

    Understands and implements strategic tools in response to client and brand needs.

    Develops, facilitates and moderates workshops with clients.


    Acts as a clear voice of strategy in briefings and meetings both internally and externally.

    Adapts communication style to suit different situations and audiences.

    Writes persuasively and creatively and uses visuals impactfully in presentations.

    Contributes to Thirsts strategic thought-leadership and marketing.

    Serves as a knowledge resource within the team and with clients, sharing cutting-edge ideas and design inspiration.

    Client Role

    Actively listens and questions client needs and challenges in order to understand the true brief at hand.

    Builds trusted client relationships.

    Collaborates across departments to shape client development plans and opportunities to add value.

    Contributes to proposal development and defining strategic scopes of work.

    Creative Role

    Writes briefs that inspire and challenge creative teams to create strong, simple, shit hot work.

    Builds knowledge of best-in-class case studies which can help provoke and shape creative thinking.

    Collaborates to ensure creative and strategic thinking are seamlessly interwoven.

    Evaluates creative concepts against the brief and provides clear feedback to keep the work and the strategy aligned.

    Actively seeks ways and channels to push the creative work further.


    Leads delivery and growth of Tier 3 clients and work streams within hubs.

    Collaborate across departments, working closely with the Client Leadership and Creative teams to find the best solutions.


    Knows and loves both branding and beverage industries.

    Champions our internal ethos.

    Displays integrity, honesty, reliability, responsiveness and openness to build trust both with clients and with the wider studio.

    Keen to learn from challenges.

    Actively appreciates colleagues, clients and collaborators.

    Well organised and enjoys acting autonomously within a supportive network.

    Displays positivity, a can-do attitude and a sharp entrepreneurial spirit.

    To apply, email with your CV and why you think you are the right person for this role.

    Apply today

    Excited? Hell yes. Interested?

    Then email us at telling us why you think you would be perfect for the role, along with your salary expectations and notice period, please also include relevant portfolio or work (PDF only please), together with a CV.

    • Client Leadership
    • Glasgow/Remote
    Remote Status:
    • Hybrid or Remote
    Employment Type:
    • Full-Time

    We review applicants continuously, and we will hire when we find the right candidate.


    We foster a welcoming, diverse and inclusive workplace culture where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. Each of us thrives when everyone feels valued for who they are, regardless of gender, race, religion, social class, disability, sexual orientation or background. We leave no room for discrimination of any kind because we believe we have a unique opportunity and obligation to design more equitable ways of living and working.


    As long as you have the experience required for the role, we welcome applications from all walks of life and these will be judged on talent, first and foremost.

    Current Openings

    Senior Integrated Designer

    We are looking for an exceptional conceptual designer who can turn their hand to any channel, who's ideas and executions are limitless. You will have a strong background designing and visualising from concept to completion across a variety of brand activations, from campaign and POS to experiential design.

    Senior Conceptual Designer

    A multi-disciplined creative thinker with a passion for creating and bringing to life compelling campaigns and activations, who's ideas and executions are limitless. You will have a strong background in ideation, art direction and design across ATL, BTL and shopper marketing.

    Job Application

    Position, Midweight Strategist