Interested in becoming an Avantgardian? Join our Amsterdam team as

Cultural Strategist (m/f/x)

With its portfolio of specialized agencies, AVANTGARDE Group is a pioneer within the global Experience Economy. Founded in 1985 as an event agency, AVANTGARDE has developed into a globally active group of companies with more than 850 employees in 12 locations worldwide.

In addition to the brand experience agency AVANTGARDE, other specialized agency brands such as Slash.Digital, Trendbüro and Green Game are part of the group with a broad spectrum of solutions and services.
AVANTGARDE works on all physical and digital touchpoints along the customer journey. In line with the mission "Creating Fans", customer loyalty is at the center of the measures.
Join Avantgarde’s latest venture, CAYA aka Come As You Are based in Amsterdam. A creative go to studio that specialized in immersive storytelling for people that love culture and brands that exist in the now. 
Are you able to think in unconventional ways? Are you deep into modern culture? Do you have an inclusive mindset? Can you create forces of attraction between people and brands? Do you thrive on global projects that drive culture?
We call on you to bring your weird and wonderful through the doors. We want you!


  • You are a vital part of a team that looks after global clients, with a focus on luxury and modern culture, based out of our newest office in Amsterdam
  • You are the modern culture (fashion, art, music etc.) and luxury expert for the agency
  • You form trusted client relationships through your charismatic leadership
  • You develop strategies that combine different media together with physical spaces to create ownable experiential marketing activations
  • You demonstrate that you enjoy using ‘both sides of the brain’ possessing both creative flair and analytical skill 
  • You work closely with account and creative to establish new ways in and bring fresh perspectives into the work.
  • You distil client briefs and develop clear strategic directions for the creative team
  • You resemble a source of clear compelling points of view and thought leadership
  • You research and develop strategies autonomously
  • You develop detailed Measurement & Evaluation plans and lead pitches with business development and creative teams
  • You run workshops and brainstorms internally and externally
  • You proactively look for ways to add value for clients


  • You have a fearless attitude to life, know who you are and value the differences between people
  • You are driven by modern culture and understand trends and what’s on right now and next
  • You are excited to be part of the shaping of our agency and bring your style and culture into the DNA of it
  • You have an education in the field of communication, marketing, brand management or similar
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in strategy for brands that exist in the now
  • You are a people person, work in a structured and independent way
  • You have outstanding presentation skills instilling both personality and passion in your work 
  • You are a clear and concise, an active listener and well as talker 
  • You have a way with words that makes you, you and makes people listen
  • You embody the meaning of CAYA and stand up for it through our offering 
  • You are prepared to go the extra mile for CAYA, fostering a ‘can do’ attitude


Then apply stating with you CV! Alexander Aristotelous is looking forward to your application.  

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