Account Director - Experiential agency - London

Recruiter
DNA Recruit
Location
London, City of London
Salary
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
10 Jun 2018
Ref
LDP8006
Contact
Leila Denison-Pender
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Account Management
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

A commercially minded Account Director Experiential is urgently needed to join this award winning independent experiential agency in London.

The Agency

This is a team of 25 who create award-winning brand and retail experiences, pop-ups, and events for some of the world's most-loved brands. They work across sectors and geographies, designing everything from small pop-ups to massive global brand showcases.

Their work broadly falls in 4 areas all under Brand Experience:

Strategy: Experiential Strategy, Retail Activation, Commercial Modelling

Design: Activation Design, Retail Design, Customer Experience Design, Campaign design, technical and build

Activation: Pop-Ups, Brand Experiences, Retail Activations & Installations, Press Launches & Events, Sampling Roadshows

Lab: Market Driven Testing, Concept Innovation Shopper Insights Live Concept Testing & User Immersion.

Their client list ranges from major multi-nationals to private independents spanning consumer goods, alcohol, fashion, food and confectionery, restaurants and education.

The Role

You will lead on multiple client relationships, take briefs, manage the creative response and oversee each project from brief through to delivery.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Managing a number of top tier brand client accounts
  • Growing existing relationships
  • Driving and developing new business
  • Briefing and managing internal teams (creative, production, operations, finance)
  • Managing budgets and forecasts
  • Managing and developing junior team members
  • Overseeing the execution of each project
  • Fostering an energetic, ambitious and supportive agency culture

Is this you?

  • 5-6 years experience in an experiential agency of which at least 6 months as an AD
  • You'll demonstrate a hunger to grow existing relationships; identifying new opportunities and crafting proposals
  • You'll demonstrate financial acumen
  • Experience of team management
  • Experience of new business pitches
  • Excellent project management skills
  • You're committed to building a better business
  • You're well organised and self-sufficient.

if this is the role for you, please apply immediately.

  • Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.
  • We offer up to £250 in cash, vouchers, for any referrals who pass their probationary period, so if you know of anyone who might be interested please forward the link onto them.
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