Account Director – 6 month contract - Brand Design Agency

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
To £50k pro rata
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
RD47877
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Account Management
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Fabulous role at an outstanding agency to work on retail client

The agency

The agency is a leader in global brand design. They’re a close knit team, creating industry leading brand strategies, identities, packaging and brand worlds. Based in Central London, they work with world class clients, delivering creative artistry born out of pure talent and passion.

The Role

The role is to work on the agency’s biggest client (grocery retail), delivering impactful strategy and creative and the role includes:

  • Developing inventive and practical solutions to problems
  • Anticipating the needs of the team, the account and the client
  • Playing an active role in the agency triumvirate with strategy and creative, including creating content for and partnering in the facilitation of workshops 
  • Developing client relationships and feeling comfortable influencing within the client’s business in face-to-face meetings
  • Selling and negotiating alongside your Creative Directors with confidence
  • Delivering profitable growth and producing accurate forecasts, as well as actively improving profit margins and project efficiencies

You

  • A passion for retail and a keen understanding of grocery retail packaging design in particular
  • 8 years + account management experience working on multi-national accounts, ideally including grocery retail client
  • Experience in packaging is a must
  • Confident presenter and negotiator, experienced in managing senior client stakeholders 
  • Judgment, experience and decisiveness to make things happen
  • Good communication skills, intuitively able to provide insight, encouragement and constructive direction to clients and colleagues
  • A curious and agile mindset combined with practicality and commerciality
  • Passion for reaching the most extraordinary results in strategy and creative whilst being an arbiter of quality

Salary

Up to £50k (pro rata) with benefits

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