Hi Sarah! I loved your tips in Julian’s latest newsletter. I recently moved abroad & became a manager for the first time. I’d love your advice on how to excel in either aspect of this new chapter? Ty!
Q&A with Sarah Watson
How has BBH changed since Publicis took full control ? Are you excited by the posssibilities brought by Marcel ?
In your current role what are your main priorities? Do you oversee the strategic output of each office? What are the main challenges you face?
Does BBH give homework assignments as part of the interview process for strategy roles? Do you think it’s a fair way to evaluate them given that most candidates have full-time jobs?
2 years into my career and looking to make my first move to (hopefully) a larger agency. What are the most impressive accomplishments of good planners?
After years in social, digital, and PR I ended up sort of by default as a strategist at a creative agency. I see the value strategists provide to clients in terms of brand strategy etc but...
Seems like a lot of strategy is driven by comms / media & digital. Where do you see the role of brand strategists or traditional account planning?
Hi Sarah. Can you offer some advice for those without strategy experience who are interested in getting their foot in the door? Must-have skills?
Hi Sarah! What do you look for in a prospective strategists nowadays? How can a junior candidate stand out from the rest and display their passion? Thank you so much
Hi Sarah, thanks for making the time. Where do you think the future of strategy is heading? What can we do now to prepare?
Thanks so much for sharing your time, Sarah. What advice do you have for women who are looking to establish themselves as agency and industry leaders, ideally in the c-suite later in their career?
Hi Sarah, thanks for taking our questions! It's so inspiring to hear from leaders like you. How have you found the transition btwn London and NYC? What are the biggest differences?