Account Director - Independent Creative Agency

Location
Central London
Salary
£45k - £50k
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
10 Oct 2019
Ref
CL 1902
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
B2C, Mobile
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Account Director, Creative Agency, Central London, £45k - £50k

What’s the Creative Agency like for the Account Director?

This is a new breed of independent creative agency.  It understands that we are living in the “audience” age and that brands need to leave a cultural footprint.

The agency is constantly seeking to move the conversation forward whilst understanding the restless spirit of the consumer who will only talk about a brand on their terms.

This agency brings together diverse talents from the world of film, music, publishing, PR, branding, advertising and production to make the right audience moments and create a cultural connection with the brand.

The agency is a great success story!

There is a strong “family feel” and a friendly culture but it is driven and hungry too with a huge emphasis on creativity.

Entrepreneurs thrive here.  

A lot of talented account handlers have deserted the big name agencies to come here because they feel inspired by the fresh creative and like the entrepreneurial feel, lean-forwards approach and can-do attitude of the Senior Planners and impetuous Creatives in this flat structured environment.


The Account Director role

An Account Director with a can-do approach and a passion for great creative will do extremely well here.  If you like to lean forwards with your elbows out and work closely with Senior Management on talked about work, then this is a great opportunity for you.

The agency wants to further build on its current success and is seeking an Account Director who gets brand strategy but who also enjoys getting stuck in.

The Account Director will be getting their hands on a challenger brand in an over-crowded sector that is constantly jockeying for position and jostling for standout.  But it has a good budget to support its creative ambition and is willing to be a risk taker.  

The account is UK based and the agency is leading the creative development so the Account Director will be handling an account that is all origination with an entrepreneurial feel and a quirky approach.

This is a very exciting time to be joining the account.  The Account Director will be completely integrated from above the line (TV) through to social content.

The agency has a lot of get up and go and this energy is felt by their clients who are a feisty bunch with huge respect for the agency and who expect to have their views challenged.

The Account Director can expect to be given a lot of autonomy and the headroom to manage their own campaigns and to run their own meetings with senior clients.  So the role would suit an Account Director who is happy to speak their mind and has the confidence to push back.  

The agency is very supportive and friendly and takes a collaborative approach.  
   

Highlights of the Account Director role:

  •  Joining a creatively ambitious independent agency
  • Being the lead creative agency 
  • Handling an exciting challenger brand 
  • Rapid career progression 
  • Handling a lot of ATL and social and digital  


Desirable Experience/Skills for the Account Director role:

  • The ability to really shine – they are looking for a superstar
  • Good creative advertising agency background
  • A real entrepreneurial approach
  • Strategic aptitude: spotting a good idea and running with it 
  • Ability to hold your own with a senior level client 


Why apply for this Account Director role?

There is a good balance here between exposure and nurture.  Too often good Account Directors are being pushed down in the big networks and not being managed properly.  This agency will allow you to shine like a star!  They pride themselves on their creative verve and career development.

We can only accept job applications from candidates who meet the essential selection criteria above and have current Right to Work in the UK.

In addition to this great Integrated Account Director role we also have other exciting opportunities for you to look at on our website: www.spectrum360.co.uk

To apply for this fantastic Account Director role click the “Apply now” button below.

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