Digital Strategist China

Dept, Rotterdam/Amsterdam

The heart and mind of your digital business.

For our offices in Amsterdam and/or Rotterdam, we are looking for a Digital Strategist who knows all about the Chinese commerce and advertising market by heart.

As a Digital Strategist you will get the opportunity to develop our business with a focus on the Chinese market. You are going to be responsible on a strategic level for clients that want to focus on the Chinese market. To do so you listen carefully, but you are also able to challenge the client. You formulate a plan based on the question of the clients and connect this to the services we offer. You know how to convince the clients to go with your plan, and have the networking skills to make optimal use of all experts working at Dept to get to the best results. Together with the specialists you will set up the strategic plans and you will also be responsible for the execution of the plans.  

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds who work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us.


  • Have at least 5 years of experience in digital (marketing), of which at least 2 years on a strategic level;
  • Have experience with advertising on platforms and channels like WeChat, Weibo, Alibaba, Baidu and Taobao;
  • Have a strategic mindset and make use of this by translating this into consulting, roadmaps and concepts;
  • Are entrepreneurial, proactive and not afraid to ask questions;
  • Are interested in social media, technology and advertising;
  • Make complex stuff look easy and understandable for clients;
  • Can switch from serious to play in a heartbeat;
  • Have experience at a digital agency (is a plus)
  • Speak Cantonese/Mandarin or both (is a plus);
  • Have excellent English skills, written and spoken.


  • An open culture;
  • Develop yourself at one of the fastest growing digital agencies in Europe, from our beautiful offices in Amsterdam and/or Rotterdam;
  • An exciting job with enough possibilities for personal development;
  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further
  • Healthy and tasty food
  • Bootcamp trainings
  • Friday drinks/open bar
  • Legendary team outings
  • Great fringe benefits, think laptop, travel expenses and all that stuff


Hi, we are Dept – an international digital agency with the most experienced thinkers & makers. One agency uniting creativity, technology and data. Helping reinvent & accelerate your digital reality by creating experiences that people want and businesses need.

About Dept

Hello, we are Dept — an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, 500 of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier. We are a family of specialist agencies that combine international scale with the agility and knowledge of local specialists. Each agency is a leader in its own field, with its own team and personality. Together we share the same DNA and work in seamless, multi-disciplinary client teams. With a creative heart and a data-driven mind, our teams offer our clients whatever their digital business requires: innovative ideas that transform businesses; timeless digital platforms; game-changing use of data; operational support for global teams, and campaigns that people won’t stop talking about. If it has anything to do with digital, we make it happen. The digital pros that fill our workspaces get their pleasure from creating award-winning magic on both the small screens and the big ones. They feel at home in boardrooms, design experiences that make people smile, and write code as though it’s their native language. We don’t like fear or laziness; if everything seems under control, we’re not going fast enough. So here’s to tomorrow — we’re ready for it.

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