Account Director - Advertising & Production

Central London
£48k - £55k
17 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
CL 1921
Business Type
Senior Manager
Contract Type

Account Director, Advertising & Production, London, £48k - £55k

The Agency for the Account Director

A full service integrated production agency that is part of a world famous global advertising network.  The agency specialises in creating bespoke production solutions for well-known international brands.
Implementation and adaptation is a rapidly growing area in the advertising field and this agency leads the way.  

They have an excellent relationship with their blue chip clients and work closely with their clients to maximise the impact of their communications.

The agency operates regional hubs with London being the central global hub, co-ordinating all other offices.  This is medium sized with a great team spirit in an international environment.

Their service offering is fully integrated and includes ATL, BTL and TTL campaigns across the world with creative interpretation at the heart of everything they do.

The ability to spot and run with a brilliant creative idea is the key to their success.

The Account Director role

The agency is seeking an Account Director with international integrated experience to handle a global lifestyle brand.  This is a new win!

This is a client-facing role and the Account Director will be the link between the other global teams and the London office; engaging in strategic conversations and managing multiple stakeholders.

The Account Director is responsible for managing all global launches (brand campaigns and product campaigns) and providing production-based solutions at the concept and master stages of campaign development so experience of international TV, print and online campaign management is key to the role.

Management of international campaign implementation is essential and the Account Director will have three direct reports who manage different markets across all regions.

The Account Director will also manage a cultural review process and will use the knowledge amassed to pre-empt potential legal or cultural issues when reviewing early stage concepts.   

Also important is developing a relationship with the global media director and being ahead of the game when it comes to reviewing proposed schedules and evaluating them against global toolkits.

There are clients and agencies in multiple global markets so there is plenty of client contact throughout the whole process and the Account Director will be in complete control of information flow and timely updates. 

The Account Director has ultimate financial responsibility and will need to be on top of the financial status of all global offices.

 This is an exciting time to join the agency and get your teeth into a new win.

Highlights of the Account Director role: 

  • Joining a well-known network agency
  • Handling a new win on a global account
  • Client-facing and the main point of contact 
  • Involved in above the line and integrated
  • Budgetary responsibility

Desirable Experience/Skills for the Account Director role:

  • Good above the line agency background
  • Excellent production experience – especially TV
  • Experience on international accounts
  • Network stakeholder management
  • Budgetary management skills
  • People management skills

Why apply for this Account Director role?

The Account Director will be joining an exceptionally good network agency that is rapidly growing and offering great career prospects managing an international lifestyle account with great creative.

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