Account Director - Creative Advertising Agency

Recruiter
Spectrum 360 Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
30 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Account Director, Creative Agency, London, Soho - GBP45k - GBP55k

The Agency for the Account Director

A world famous network agency that is currently enjoying a creative revival as it gets its mojo back.

The agency is climbing back up the league tables and is more confident and sure-footed than ever before as it knows what it stands for and is going for it.

The agency has the trust of its clients and what a client portfolio! This is not a flabby network with a list of chest-beating blue chips but a canny shop with a small agency feel that has attracted an exciting mix of bankable accounts and challenger brands that are brave and smart and have lassoed a good number of creative gongs.

Their new-found confidence has brought in a great management line-up with strong self-belief which means that this is the agency to join if you are looking to get serious about handling truly great creative. They have done it before and they are about to do it again. This time make sure you're at the party.

The Account Director role

The Account Director will be handling a terrific UK based retail account that is fast-growing and rapidly out-performing its competitors. This is one of the largest and most important accounts within the agency that has the commitment of a senior creative team who are passionate about producing great work for the brand.

This isn't about knee jerk reactions to what's happening in the market but a thoughtful and considered approach helping to change its position from a challenger brand to a force to be reckoned with.

The Account Director is joining the lead creative and strategic agency and will be helping to implement new brand strategy to help the brand continue to grow its market share.

This is an incredibly exciting sector for the Account Director to be involved with since the creative bar has really been raised as the key players shrug off the stereotypes and look to be much braver.

This client has decided to plough its own furrow rather than doing "me too" campaigns. As a result the work is innovative and engaging with the Creative Department keen to take a hand in making a difference.

The Account Director will be handling some blistering creative and getting involved with an account that is set to go on the Awards trail.

This is a great client who takes a collaborative approach to the agency. Since this is the first agency the client has worked with, they are open to new ideas and listening to innovative suggestions put on the table.

The agency is seeking an Account Director who is really 'on it', bright and has experience in managing large, multi-channel campaigns, including TV, from creative origination right the way through to final delivery. There is a great mix of work on the account that includes TV, radio, OOH digital and social media.

There is a senior reporting line so there is plenty of autonomy in an agency that nurtures career development. The Account Director will be central to leading campaigns and ensuring they are run effectively; managing all the resources within the agency. The Account Director will be managing a bright lively team.

With such a fast-pace and high turn-around of work, this role is all about building strong relationships with the clients at all levels, including up to Marketing Director level. The Account Director will need to gain total trust from the client that they can always deliver.

The culture fit and energy are quite important. The Account Director will need to be fun and quick witted with the ability to change tempo from a client meeting, to having a joke with the people round their desk. The agency sets the creative bar high and is seeking an Account Director who lives and breathes great creative and is willing to go the extra mile for a great idea.

This is a close-knit team who all trust each other and muck in to support each other.

The role would suit an Account Director who is keen to have a large piece of the pie and take responsibility for the day to day running of the account and get great work out the door.

The Account Director will be joining an agency that has good access to excellent creative resource and isn't drowning in layers of process.

The role is ideal for an Account Director who is creatively ambitious and keen to hurtle up the career ladder.


Highlights of the Account Director role:

  • Joining one of the biggest names in the creative industry
  • Managing a premium retail brand
  • Handling one the agency's most exciting accounts
  • Enjoying a limelight role
  • Managing TV, press and social media and the full marketing mix


Desirable Experience/Skills for the Account Director role:

  • Good above the line creative agency experience
  • Retail experience
  • Passion for great creative
  • Ability to chew over strategic issues


Why apply for this Account Director role?

This is a great time for an ambitious Account Director to join the agency which is full of creative ambition. The Account Director will be handling a prestigious retail account that has gained creative recognition for its category-breaking work. .

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