Account Director - Award Winning Agency

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Central London
£45000 - £50000 Per Annum (DOE) + Excellent Benefits Package
24 Jan 2018
21 Feb 2018
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Fashion, Retail
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Account Director / AD - Award Winning Agency

An Account Director / AD is needed to join an award-winning retail display agency based in superb warehouse offices in central Shoreditch. As an authoritative and assertive Account Director expect to provide key input into accounts for world renowned brands.

Established in 2013, this intelligent, creative retail display agency specialise in creating amazing human experiences whilst delivering measurable commercial results. With a client list populated by a who's who in retail they push the boundaries of retail design and experimentation. Due to ongoing success they are now seeking an Account Director / AD to take responsibility for one of the agencies largest accounts - an innovative sportswear brand (you will know them).

Joining a dedicated team of 20, the Account Director / AD will provide strategic and tactical support to drive account growth and nurture key relations. Whether you are developing strategies and proposals; defining success metrics; leading your team (3 PMs); building client rapport; isolating sales opportunities; delivering pitches; managing finances or providing input into the future of the wider agency, you will play a vital role in crafting highly creative experiences.

To qualify. You should be an Account Director / AD / Creative Account Director / Senior Account Manager / SAM or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Experience in a similar Account Director / AD role within a similar environment (creative agency / brand agency / retail agency / innovation agency or strategy consulting firm);
  • Experience managing client relationships from managers to C - Level;
  • A solid understanding of strategy;
  • A good grasp of analytics;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build a great rapport with clients;
  • Experience presenting and selling to high level decision makers;
  • That you are ruthlessly organised; calm yet energetic; relaxed but conscientious.

Joining a talented and enthusiastic team, this is a unique opportunity for an Account Director / AD to be part of an exciting retail display agency full of energy and ideas. In return expect private healthcare, pension, annual company holiday, flexible working and the chance to make a big difference.

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