Senior Account Director - Creative Advertising Agency

London, Central, Soho
£58k - £62k
24 Jan 2018
24 Feb 2018
CL 1812
B2C, Retail
Business Type
Senior Manager
Contract Type

Senior Account Director, Creative Agency, London, Soho £58k - £62k

What’s the Creative Agency like for the Senior Account Director?

This is a modern integrated creative agency that is a key player on the ad scene.

The agency ranks as one of the best creative agencies in the industry thanks to their ability to marry classical brand building with cutting edge digital thinking.

They have an eclectic mix of talent and know how to get creative pulses racing by delivering work that people really care about.   They have tuned in to the fact that a fragmented media landscape means that people avoid what they don’t like yet amplify what they do.

In the age of conversation it is all about cut through and this agency produces some of the most engaging creative work in the industry; creating campaigns that people fall in love with.

Their creative work is spare and muscular and they manage to make brands fly that little bit higher.  As a result they have loyal infatuated clients across a terrific portfolio and a clear sense of direction.

New business is plentiful and they have landed several high profile accounts.  

The Senior Account Director role

This agency will turn you into a Rockstar!   It will be up to you to keep your feet on the ground.  

The role offers all the magic of Hollywood since you will be meeting Stars of the Silver Screen and handling a fabulous entertainment account.  This is the agency’s flagship client and their largest by billings.  

All of agency senior management are involved with this account including the ECD and the Head of Account Management who oversees it.  Day to day you will get some fantastic mentoring.

The client has responded to the recent downturn by setting aside good budgets and continuing to spend on advertising.  This is a smart client who gets marketing and wants to push forward into new arenas.

Exciting times are waiting for you: the agency leads the brand strategy and creative and you will be touching award winning work.  

The client operates in a highly competitive, ever changing market and takes an innovative approach to tempting new consumers.

The account involves a lot of through the line: delivering everything from TV and digital through to social, games and more.

This is a perfect account for a Senior Account Director who is keen to get involved with getting lots of great work out the door.

The agency will be looking to see brand literacy and a good creative eye.

The agency is looking for a Senior Account Director with the desire to influence creative work and strategy and with the passion and drive to go the extra mile for their Clients; yet take a collaborative approach.

The rewards are good. They pay well and their varied client portfolio offers meaty opportunities when you want to move around internally.  The agency offers good long term career prospects.

The Senior Account Director will get the opportunity to work on multi-channel campaigns, with mid-level and senior clients as you work together on through the line, fast paced, “always on” retail campaigns for the UK and Ireland.

The entertainment landscape is exciting and changing fast with lots of new competitors the Senior Account Director will be leading the charge on the cultural shift.

More exciting still, the brand is on the cusp of developing outstanding creative. The agency has moved the client from product focus to brand shifting work and will continue to do so.

As a result, a focus of the Senior Account Director’s job will be to successfully help the business achieve its vision. There is a huge amount in the pipeline so this will be a very active role from the start and the chance to have a huge impact in the development of the brand.

As a Senior Account Director, you will be expected to work closely with the clients but also lead the team, nurture them and help them deliver world class campaigns.

The agency is looking for a Senior Account Director who is incredibly generous with their time and keen to nurture the next generation of account handlers, taking responsibility for their professional development and coaching.

The Senior Account Director is the lynchpin of the client-agency relationship: to your clients you are their greatest ally – an expert on their customers, products and services and internal operating structure; you are also the agency’s greatest champion, using your relationship to raise the bar creatively and strategically.

The type of Senior Account Director to thrive in this agency will be someone with the desire to influence great creative work and strategy with the drive to go the extra mile for the client and take a collaborative approach.

Collaborating with senior agency and client staff, the Senior Account Director needs to be able to hold their own and thrive in strategic and creative conversations with clients who are bright, challenging and inspiring.

Highlights of the Senior Account Director role:

  • Joining a top 10 highly innovative creative agency
  • Handling a truly integrated account
  • Managing a lively brand enjoying a cultural shift
  • Working with the agency’s top creative team
  • Getting involved with brand strategy

Desirable Experience for the Senior Account Director role:

  • Good creative agency experience
  • Knowledge of Clearcast
  • Retail experience
  • Good strategic thinking
  • Ability to discuss brand strategy
  • Eye for powerful creative

Why apply for this Senior Account Director role?

This agency smartly creates a provocative relationship between the brand and the consumer that kicks the competition out of the category.  If you are a firebrand Senior Account Director with a passion for great work then this is a fantastic chance to get some more creative awards under your belt.

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