Tim Whirledge

Tim Whirledge

Strategy Director at Droga5, London
Philadelphia, United States


Strategy Director
London, United Kingdom
March 2018 - Present (4 years 9 months)
Agency Planner
London, United Kingdom
May 2015 - March 2018 (2 years 10 months)
Strategic planner
London, United Kingdom
September 2010 - September 2013 (3 years)
Lead Strategist across various pieces of BBC, UKTV, FOX and new business. Developed the agency's point of view on social media.

Digital strategist
Cake UK
London, United Kingdom
2009 - 2010 (1 year)
Helped brands separate the social media wheat from the social media chaffe.
Responsible for being the digital bluffer in the room on brands like Magners, Sky and The Big Lunch
Digital PR Strategist
Ogilvy London
London, United Kingdom
2006 - 2009 (3 years)
Digital PR Strategist (2008 – Jul 2009)
No longer a 'grad'. I developed digital strategy and managed multi-market social media projects. Responsible for digital thought leadership and was heavily involved in new business pitches. Realised 'earning' attention would mean a whole new ball game was about to kick off.

Account Executive (Sep 2007 – Apr 2008)
Final stint on the grad scheme. Working in OgilvyOne on the BT Consumer retail account team as an Account Executive responsible for national DM campaigns. Realised data was important.

PR Executive (Apr 2007 – Sep 2007)
PR Account Executive at Ogilvy Public Relations. Working on Sony, and FremantleMedia. Realised there was more than one way to build brands.

Account Executive (Sep 2006 – Apr 2007)
Part of the 2006 Ogilvy graduate intake. First job - sort BP out. Kinda. Worked on the BP corporate and fuels account team focused mainly on ATL ad campaigns. Realised ideas mattered.
Account Planner
Philadelphia, United States


BA Management and Communications

2002 - 2006 (4 years)

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