Senior Account Lead

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
24 Oct 2017
Closes
23 Nov 2017
Ref
101088
Contact
Jessica Buckley
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Research & Insight
Sector
Beauty, Retail
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Major Players seek a qualitative expert to head up specialist sector teams in one of London's leading agencies.

The Client
The client is a multi-award winning insights consultancy who are arguably industry leaders in their space. Their international work is creative and culture-centric, unearthing ground breaking and actionable insights to answer the biggest brands' most difficult questions. It spans a range of sectors with an impressive line up on their client roster. The agency has had a lot of change within the last year and are at an exciting stage now where they have set a clear vision for future, and in turn are looking to across multiple positions. Alongside their existing functions including culture, digital and semiotics, they are looking to develop a social & behavioural department and angle work so that it is feeding more heavily in to design and innovation. The culture friendly, creative and hard working; everyone is passionate about research, insights and culture.

The Role
They seek senior account leads to head up the specialist beauty, style and home departments. You will be managing a team who specialises in one of these areas, working closely with the client to understand their requirements, consult on what you will be able to offer and oversee the projects end to end. You will be assigned to clients within this sectors and will build strong relationships them over time; you will become a reliable specialist in the area. You will be managing juniors to ensure projects are completed on time and to a competitively high standard. Whilst there aren't strict sales targets, you will be expected to think commercially, spot opportunities and grow business organically .

The Candidate
You will be a well established qualitative researcher with at least 5 years' experience, well versed across a range of innovative methodologies, able to think of creative ways to obtain cutting edge insights. You will be passionate about your specialism in beauty/style/home, an expert in the field and in turn a highly reliable in the client's eyes. You will have worked in your particular sector before and have demonstrable knowledge on the consumers. You will have experience managing teams and being the lead on projects, working closely with high profile clients.

If you are interested please apply within or contact jessica.buckley@majorplayers.co.uk

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