Business Director - P&O & Betway - VN 16 094

£70000 - £80000 per annum + amazing benefits
13 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Ed Davidson
Planning & Strategy
Business Type
Contract Type

Business Director - Media Agency - London
£70,000 - £80,000 + Benefits

Business Director - The Company

My client are a thriving global media agency and part of one of the world's most successful communications groups. Their forward-thinking and creative work with their clients has been recognised by the wider industry with a range of accolades including Campaign Golds, Cannes Gold Lions and a Drum Marketing Award. They are the only agency network to have picked up the highest recognition at all of the major awards festivals having been awarded Network of the Year awards at Cannes, Festival of Media, Eurobest, Dubai, Warc, Effies and most recently Campaign named them as Media Network of the Year.

They pride themselves as having an industry leading Learning and Development programme where every single member of staff has access to a personal business development plan, with almost 100 training initiatives available.

Business Director - The Role
In order to be considered for this role you must have prior experience in a Media Agency within a strategic and client management role.
In this role, you will manage a profitable business unit within the client. It is your job to deliver consistent exciting, innovative and engaging communication solutions to clients' business and become a trusted business partner with key senior clients and ensure they receive the business insights they require from their media agency. You will also inspire your team to deliver outstanding service and product and lead by example.

Key responsibilities:

Client service;
-Develop strong relationships with all clients at all levels. Particularly engage with senior decision makers.
-Empower your team to deliver best working practice to ensure specific accounts run smoothly
-Provide strong management to all the team
-Deliver strong inputs grounded in data and research to ensure we become the default strategic source for the client
-Keep client s informed of new appointments and the key potential benefits for their business
-Constantly deliver re-appraised consumer, market and brand insights that can deliver communication solutions with competitive advantage.

Commercial acumen;
-Develop an in-depth understanding of how the agency are remunerated by the groups' clients
-Take direct responsibility for increasing profitability
-Maximise all potential revenue from existing channels and constantly look to innovate and develop new revenue streams
-Develop and exceed revenue targets agreed with the MD / CFO and constantly appraise all positions with the MD / CFO

Strategic vision;
-Knowledge; actively ensure you and your team are up to date with all client, internal initiatives, partner agency and industry and consumer insights.
-Identify gaps in your team's knowledge and ensure they have the correct L&D programme in place
-Strive to develop 'Human Experience' initiatives where appropriate and possibly

Team management leadership;
-Give direction, manage, appraise and motivate all team members
-Lead by personal example and ensure the team wants to come to work in the morning to succeed
-Inspire the team by supporting learning and development, and provide coaching for the team in your area of expertise

Business Director - Key Skills

- You will need to be someone who will make an impact on our business, bringing ideas and a point of view.
- You will need to inspire their direct team and the wider planning team/agency so prior experience of managing a piece of client business, and people, is key
- You will need demonstrable media agency experience at a senior level

If this is the Business Director role for you then APPLY NOW !!!!

For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "ED DAVIDSON" To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Ed Davidson | DD: + 44| 207 845 7204. Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly

We have a variety of digital roles on at present (£20k-£130k), so if this is one is not suitable; please call me to discuss other exciting opportunities which you can apply for.

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