Account Director - Integrated Creative Advertising Agency
Account Director, Creative Agency, London, Soho £50k - £55k
What’s the Agency like for the Account Director?
A key player on the advertising and digital scene, this ranks as one of the best creative agencies in the industry thanks to their ability to marry classical brand building with cutting edge digital thinking and to execute ideas in any channel. More than any other agency they are truly integrated.
They have an eclectic mix of talent and know how to get creative pulses racing by delivering work that people really care about. They have tuned in to the fact that a fragmented media landscape makes for a more complex consumer: fidgety and fickle; dodging what they don’t like yet amplifying what they do.
In the age of conversation and chat it is all about achieving cut through and this agency produces some of the most engaging creative work in the industry; creating campaigns that people fall in love with.
Their creative work is spare and muscular and they manage to make brands fly that little bit higher. As a result they have loyal infatuated clients across a terrific portfolio and a clear sense of direction.
New business is plentiful and they have landed several high profile accounts.
Culturally the agency has an open and respectful culture with a horizontal structure.
The social side plays an important role in agency life too: Account Management is a close-knit team with a family feel and they have an away-trip abroad every year.
In addition there is weekly socialising at “Teatime Tuesday” and drinks or cakes are a regular feature most Fridays. The social committee are a dedicated bunch and make sure there are frequent unexpected surprises for key dates in the annual calendar.
The Account Director role
The agency is seeking an ambitious Account Director who is up-beat and driven. The Account Director will be working on two accounts. The first is a new win for the agency on a fast-paced UK based retail account with a strong online presence.
The agency has a good number of 360 campaigns lined up for this year and is enjoying the challenge of working with very smart clients who are ambitious and willing to take creative risks.
The Account Director will be joining a nimble team and working alongside a Business Director.
The second is a travel account that is a premium brand. The account originates from the UK and the agency has really pushed them creatively. The agency supports the client with all their marcomms and the Account Director will be delivering full 360 campaigns. The client is also focusing on its “green” credentials and wants to be seen as a force for good. There is some good creative stuff happening.
On both accounts, there is a strong team culture and everyone is supportive and extremely friendly with a lot of socialising outside the agency.
The agency’s creative expectations for both accounts are very high and the Account Director will be joining a restless team always looking for the best possible idea and pushing the work to be as good as it can possibly be.
Collaborating with senior agency and client staff, the Account Director needs to be able to hold their own and thrive in strategic and creative conversations with clients who are bright, challenging and inspiring.
Account handling at the agency is of a high calibre and they see themselves as creating an entrepreneurial environment for brilliant work to flourish in.
The role would suit an Account Director who not only wants to handle great work, but also wants to get their career on track. The agency is buttoned down when it comes to growing its talent in-house. All the Account Directors have clear up to date objectives and progression plans.
The agency has an excellent mentoring scheme and offers bespoke training programmes and one-to-one coaching in order to move people up to the next level.
The type of Account Director to thrive in this agency will be someone with the desire to influence great creative work and strategy with the drive to go the extra mile for the Client and take a collaborative approach.
Highlights of the Account Director role:
- Joining a top 10 highly innovative creative agency
- Managing two fantastic UK based accounts
- Blending above the line advertising with edgy digital
- Working with the agency’s top creative team
- Getting involved with brand strategy
Desirable Experience for the Account Director role:
- Good above the line advertising agency experience
- An interest in all the marketing disciplines
- Knowledge of TV and social media
- Strong brand strategy
- Eye for powerful creative
Why apply for this Account Director role?
This agency smartly creates a provocative relationship between the brand and the consumer that kicks the competition out of the category. If you are a firebrand with a passion for great work then this is a fantastic chance to get some creative awards under your belt.
We can only accept job applications from candidates who meet the essential selection criteria above and have current Right to Work in the UK.
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