Senior Client Manager / Account Director - international brands
Looking for an agency with outstanding branding work and a more international and independent feel? This is the one you’ve been waiting for!
Fabulous opportunity for a smart, motivated account director to develop their skills in this independent but internationally-renowned branding agency
This is a highly respected independent branding agency with international reach. The team work with clients in the UK and globally, producing some outstanding creative and strategic work. The agency have other offices internationally and they work collaboratively on certain projects and independently on others. The work is brand-centric but varied and they work with clients from a broad mix of sectors. They are known in the industry for the quality of their thinking and their creative and have produced some innovative and truly memorable work for some outstanding brands across many sectors. Despite this enviable reputation, the London agency has a family feel and it is a creative, warm and collaborative environment in which to work, offering a great environment for smart, free-thinking, open-minded individuals.
Senior Client Manager / Account Director - Main responsibilities
- Manage small and mid-sized clients alone or alongside a Programme Director on large-scale programmes.
- Build and maintaining client satisfaction, growing client opportunities
- Responsible, together with the Client Director, of delivering work on brief, time and budget
- Responsible for the correct flow of information between the client and the team
- Responsible for facilitating team communications, enabling shared thinking and delivery
- Solid at scoping proposals for new and existing clients, including planning, timelines, costing, etc.
- Contributor to the strategic development of programmes, understanding the brief, requirements and deliverables
- Capable of providing sound judgement on strategic and creative work to coherently argue if work is on brief
- Commitment to excellent and rigorous programme management
Senior Client Manager / Account Director - Requirements
- +6 years of experience in similar positions in the brand, comms or business consultancy industries.
- Proven experience in managing large scale programmes in branding and/or design, either alone or with support from a senior team.
- Comfortable taking ownership and responsibility for delivery
- Capable of effectively presenting to clients and new business
- Strong organisational skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to work under high-pressure, on multiple workstreams and tight deadlines
- Understanding of the importance of brand seen as a management tool
- Additional language/s a bonus
Senior Client Manager / Account Director - Personality
- Be curious, hungry to learn
- Be open, agile and flexible in mindset and delivery
- Have a balance of IQ and EQ
- Have a problem-solving attitude
- Able to embrace responsibility and ownership
- Provoke constructive debate and conversations aimed at getting better results