Digital Director, Hyper Growth Digital Agency - up to £85K

£75000 - £85000 per annum + Agency Benefits
12 Jul 2018
11 Aug 2018
Alex Swain
Digital, Media Buying
B2C, Online
Business Type
Contract Type
Director, Digital (Planning)

Hyper Growth Digital Media Agency, London - up to £85K + Agency Benefits

Are you a future leader, with the ambition, knowledge and super powers to help take an agency through a hyper growth phase? With over 800 people in the US and 60 people here in London, the agency is currently looking to replicate that success across EMEA.

Initially you'll come in and run a team of 7 people, who are experts in planning across Programmatic, Display, PPC & Paid Social, but with a plan to build that team out to about 15 in 6/9 months' time. This role reports directly in to the VP, Media for the London office, who has spent the last four years with the business, both here in the UK and in the US. She's ready to hand over the reins of this role and offer full autonomy to the right candidate that's up for this challenge.

You'll have a patch of accounts which range from Digital Entertainment, Retail & Travel but this remains fluid due to a recent influx of new business landing on their door. You'll be tasked with becoming a respected leader within the agency and relied upon for high-level operations management, innovation, and client/partner relationships. Core planning skills across several biddable platforms is a huge requirement.

What are the main aims of the role?

  • Coach, develop, build and grow a superstar digital team.
  • Co-run the media division of this agency (They offer Creative, Content, Experiential as well)
  • Lead the digital output through innovation.
  • Strengthen client & partner relationships.
  • Be the go to person for all things implementation

So, what do we need for this role on a granular level?

  • Experience leading and managing a growing team.
  • Experience across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, SEM, Amazon, Display, OLV.
  • Previous Independent or Network agency experience within either a Search, Social or Programmatic capacity.

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