Senior Account Director - Creative Network Advertising Agency

Location
London, Central, Soho
Salary
£55k - £58k
Posted
18 Feb 2020
Closes
18 Mar 2020
Ref
CL 2009
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Account Director, Creative Agency, Central London, £55k - £58k

The Agency for the Senior Account Director 

This all-time great advertising agency has always been the nation’s favourite; attracting exorbitant talent.

They are world famous for creating genre-bending work and have a knack for picking up all the glittering prizes at the award ceremonies; dancing like a boxer on quick, eager feet and flaunting their talent for the industry to see and admire.

Their position is unassailably in the Top 10, based on their belief that brands are built by conversations rather than communications.  

They are clever at constantly adding value to the client’s business by stretching the client creatively rather than being pushed back.  

At this agency you live the lifestyle! They are big on diversity and people who have interests outside of agency life and can express themselves beyond their job.   Attitude and personality flourish here!

The agency is a genuine meritocracy for talent and entrepreneurs who put themselves forward for new opportunities will find themselves advancing rapidly up the career ladder.

The agency has kept up to speed with the shifts in the cultural and technological landscape and they produce powerful creative that invades the popular culture.

However, unlike the new kids on the block who knock out gutsy, noisy creative that is polarising, this gem of an agency knows how to play the subtlety card and strike home  with a lustrous, lyrical narrative that touches the emotions.

Their creative work stands the test of time and they are recognised for courageously breaking new ground.

This is not an agency for the faint-hearted or those who wish to get safely to the other side!

The Senior Account Director role

  • How do you drive preference for a brand that is invisible?
  • How do you jolt the consumer out of apathy?
  • How do you stop your vision being clouded by stakeholder interference?
  • How do you take product innovation to the market?

These are just a few of the meaty questions awaiting the Senior Account Director on this well-known international lifestyle account that is run out of the UK.  The Senior Account Director will be handling the global side of the business including Europe and all the markets.  

The Senior Account Director will need to have a firm hand on the tiller managing senior stakeholders and leading an account that relies on great creative thinking; supporting lots of product innovation by the client.

There is a big budget, edgy creative and a willingness by the client to experiment with new ideas.

The agency wants to put the account ahead of the competition and keep it at the heart of innovation in its sector as it continues to drive brand preference. 

A huge variety of projects awaits the Senior Account Director on an account that has a dynamic content system and is at the cutting edge of innovation.

There is a broad marketing mix with plenty of challenges for you to sink your teeth into.  Above the line plays an important role along with content.  But overall the account is completely integrated and includes TV, film, online content and social media. 

The Senior Account Director needs to come from a well-known creative agency with above the line and integrated experience on a big piece of business where the agency is the creative lead on the whole account and be completely 360 in outlook and experience.  

The role would suit an independent-minded Senior Account Director with a thirst for understanding the complicated and a genuine ability to find opportunities in challenges; a Senior Account Director who is keen to lead and to become indispensable to the business. 

This role needs a genuine all-rounder. Talking to the client about this role, they want a true partner who can feel as much a part of the client team as the agency team. 

The creative work on the account gets better with every campaign and so the agency needs a Senior Account Director with creative ambition and the ability to drive the agency team and the client creatively.   The agency has a revitalised creative department so it is an exciting time to make world class work on a big brand.

This is a great time for a Senior Account Director to join the account and have some fairy dust sprinkled on them as it is attracting a lot of internal attention and the global Head of Creative has declared the upcoming work as being one of the top 3 campaigns for this year; so there is plenty of creative impetus around the business.   

If you enjoy messing about with creative ideas and puzzling out business conundrums then this is a terrific piece of business to make your name on.  There is genuine opportunity to take an experimental approach to a traditional sector where there is no room for cookie cutter thinking. 

Highlights of the Senior Account Director role:

  • Joining one of the biggest names in the creative industry  
  • Running an exciting international account
  • Touching amazing creative
  • Enjoying a limelight role
  • Managing a fully integrated account 

Desirable Experience/Skills for the Senior Account Director role:

  • Strong creative advertising agency experience
  • Experience on a big account in the lead agency
  • Full integrated experience that includes TV and digital
  • Passion for great creative
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Audacity and the ability to “hold your own”

Why apply for this Senior Account Director role?

The Senior Account Director will be managing a fantastic account that is a category buster setting its own agenda and producing award-winning work in a hot Top 10 agency.

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 Advertising Senior Account Director role we also have other exciting opportunities for you to look at on our website: www.spectrum360.co.uk 

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