Strategic Planner

Average Salary
£27,040
Job Forecast
+8%
Currently Employed in Scotland
11,770
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What is a Strategic Planner

A Strategic Planner sets priorities for a business and develop a plan of action. It can involve leading a creative meeting around a new product or developing a business growth strategy.  

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Help to shape the growth of a company.
  • Monitor the latest industry trends and identify new sales opportunities.
  • Develop a plan of action for achieving company goals.

Getting in and Qualifications

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If you want to become a Strategic Planner there are number of study options available.

A HNC/HND or degree in marketing, or an advanced qualification like a Masters in Finance can help you become a Strategic Planner. 

A high level of business knowledge is a common trait for Strategic Planners. Gaining work experience in a business environment will help you to improve your skills.

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You can develop the necessary skills by doing an apprenticeship Business and Administration or Data Science. An apprenticeship allows you to gain work experience as well as a qualification.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.