Account Director - Consumer brands, packaging

£55-65k plus bens (dependent on experience)
12 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Account Management
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The Agency

Independent, creative, strategic, curious, commercial – this agency has a strong reputation for all-round excellence and is a great place to work. Established just over 15 years ago, this entrepreneurial team develop creative strategies and ideas for some of the most well-known consumer brands. Their heartland is very much packaging and innovation, but they also provide creative solutions across brand identity and communications and they do some outstanding conceptual work. They work for well-known FMCG, luxury and lifestyle brands and have a reputation for excellence.

The Account Director role

The agency are now looking for an Account Director to join the busy client services team.

The account director will have worked on leading FMCG brands, and may have some food and drinks experience. The agency work with some premium names in this area so familiarity with this market would be beneficial albeit not essential.

The agency is looking for open minded people who are excited about pushing design in new directions, are passionate about design and highly personable. 

The best candidate for account director will have a positive, can-do attitude, always ready to find the solution to client requests whatever they may be.

The account director should be highly motivated and keen to lead and inspire their internal and external teams but also happy to jump in and roll up their sleeves when needed. 

The successful candidate will have proven experience in developing client relationships and seeking business opportunities with their clients: in financial terms but also moving outside of the original scope of work by showing a real understanding of the client business as well as being excited about design in a more holistic context.

They should understand the big picture but also be attentive to the detail 

The ideal candidate will need to have some branded packaging experience; other areas of experience are very welcome in addition but packaging is a prerequisite.

Superb team, well-known brands and some groundbreaking conceptual work - do get in touch if you'd like to here more! 

About Us

At Story, we find talent for the design, branding, marketing and advertising sectors. With 28 years’ combined experience, we have built long term relationships with some of the most innovative agencies in the creative industry.

We find roles for a whole host of agency people – managing directors, client services directors, strategic directors and senior planners, account managers, execs and junior planners, project managers, production specialists, creative services etc.

We focus on design and branding and integrated marketing, working with a large network of agencies, from larger, group owned consultancies to medium-sized independents and boutique agencies in the UK and internationally.

We believe that quality is often in the detail. We spend time listening to both clients and candidates - and often reading between the lines is what enables us to find the best matches. The philosophy is simple; to offer the best possible service and solutions to both candidates and clients and develop strong, long term relationships. Our straight-talking approach, along with our integrity and commitment in doing good work, make us trusted partners.

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