Business Director - Maternity Cover role

MODA consult
London (Central), London (Greater)
£85k - £90k maternity cover role, 12 to 14 month contract
01 Apr 2021
01 May 2021
Account Management
Business Type
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract

Business Director - Maternity Cover role

We are looking for an outstanding Business Director to start asap. This 12 to 14 month contract is replacing a Business Director who is going on maternity leave and it's an integral role in this agency. 

The Business Director role is reporting into the senior management team, with a number of direct reports. It's a very important piece of business and a super creative brand. A fast paced client who make work across Brand, ATL, digital and social, retail, CRM and CX, we need a Business Director who is a bit on an all rounder for this role and someone who can come in and really own this client relationship.

The brand is a well recognised, household brand and they're in the food space. They make great creative work, and the agency is easily one of the best in London. Any Business Director taking on this role will enhance their CV hugely! 

We need a Business Director who is a real go getter, a focused and strategic thinker and someone who can lead a team. 

Leading a team of 8 account handlers, the Business Director will work on brand, social and CRM / CX. This is a must and we need a Business Director who can run this sort of business. 

As well as these direct reports, the Business Director with be responsible for leading wider agency resources in pursuit of creating highly effective, integrated work that stands out and you'll lead by example. 

You will have a detailed understanding of the clients’ business, key KPIs, its competitors, societal and technological trends and apply this to build a consultative relationship with senior clients. We want a Business Director who knows how to direct a large account and client team. 

You will have a comprehensive understanding of media strategy and be able to challenge and elevate media thinking internally, with clients and partner agencies as appropriate. You'll be a smart Business Director who works well with partner agencies. 

You are comfortable working with data and data analysts to unearth new opportunities or to qualify existing ones. You work with planning to use insight to out-think our competitors, proactively seek out new opportunities and deliver success for clients. The Business Director will work with many stakeholders in the agency and you have to be able to navigate across various agency teams. 

You’re a team player and inspiring leader, who has integrated experience and understands the nuances of different disciplines, to ensure the agency deliver outstanding TTL campaigns. This is essential for any Business Director joining this team. 

In this role it will be important to foster and contribute to a positive and successful team culture. You will use your relationship building skills to develop strong connections across different areas of the agency to ensure maximum benefit to the client.

You will be a Business Director who is commercially driven and astute - and comfortable leading annual client budgeting and negotiations, as well as looking for opportunities throughout the year and helping develop team members across all areas of finance too.

If this is you, and you're a Business Director looking for a mat cover role then we want to hear from you today

Please share your CV with or press Apply Now and complete the form. At MODA consult we specialise in agency and client side recruitment and we have lots of roles available. Please get in touch with us ASAP and share your CV with or visit

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