Account Director - Retail Design

City of London, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
03 Aug 2017
02 Sep 2017
Tomorrow Recruitment
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A leading, young and vibrant creative production agency that specialise in window displays and temporary retail installations are looking for an Account Director to join their team working across a multitude of lifestyle accounts in the heart of Shoreditch.

What will the role involve?

  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with clients and ensuring they receive the best possible service and that positive feedback is consistently received
  • Taking briefs from clients, and accurately communicating these to the design and production teams, ensuring that each project is produced on budget and within the desired time frame
  • Taking primary focus and ownership of the agency's core account, whilst also supporting on other projects within the agency, focusing on client development and growth of accounts
  • Costing and quoting of projects, liaising with suppliers and contractors to ensure projects are cost effective
  • Acting as an overall brand guardian, you'll ensure brand consistency across retail and marketing campaigns
  • Line managing more junior team members, you'll know how to balance leading the day to day delivery of a project with delegating tasks
  • Working on the pitch process, to offer your clients innovative, strategic idea's that will help them identify new opportunities for growth
  • Reporting on sales targets and feeding back to your team on the success of a project

What skills are needed for this role?

  • Passion, experience and an understanding of 3D/ Retail design and window displays ideally with an interest in premium retail brands
  • Experience leading team members across the ideation, production and installation phrases
  • The skills to strategise and plan complex projects at a senior level
  • Fantastic communication skills, with the ability to always deliver excellent solutions on time and budget
  • Knowledge of materials and the production process involved in retail design is key, as is a wider understanding of the creative process across multiple platforms
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • A solid eye for detail; handling budgets and critical paths for a number of projects at any given time

If you have experience within 3D, retail design and creative window displays at the Senior level, please apply to asap!