AF Selection Ltd

Account Director

1 day left

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Salary
£37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
16 Oct 2019
Ref
2213
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management, Brand, Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director

This is an opening with a creative design and brand agency that works with established iconic brands, ensuring they stay relevant in a rapidly changing and emotive world. They have performed exceptionally well in a short period of time via clever hires and the ability to produce outstanding creative work.

The role

They are fast building a rep for the go-to agency for a whole host of well-known FMCG brands and need someone that has a knack for continually adding value to their client's business by virtue of delivering high-end creative work that positively impacts sales.

On a day to day basis, you will be managing 3 - 5 key accounts, taking the lead on a number of different projects at once, building trust and strong relationships and offering sound advice on how to best develop their brand identity. You will work across a wide variety of projects; from brand identity, brand packaging, brand architecture, brand videos, to the humble PowerPoint to interior and environmental design. The work they produce is bold and innovative and has both an online and offline focus and you'll oversee each campaign from brief to completion. It will also involve managing budgets and timescales, guiding a team of account managers and executives, and presenting and pitching ideas to clients effectively and reporting after campaigns on their success rates. You will also contribute to the agencies growth plans and strategy, and maintain and build upon the agencies relationship with key stakeholders.

What we're looking for

To be considered for the role, you will have considerable experience of handling consumer-focused marketing campaigns, It is also important that you have a sound insight into developing both online and offline campaigns which impact on increasing consumer interaction and awareness, in particular, brand identity, packaging and brand architecture. You'll need a fine record of building mindful relationships with clients and a solid understanding of the design and branding process. An understanding of online retail would be an advantage as is exposure to running and managing a small team of marketers or junior account handlers. The ability to work in a highly creative environment, providing accurate up to the minute retailer insight is also vastly important. You'll be a people person to your core, helping the people around you to deliver successful brand design projects. Empathy & laughter are critical personality traits.

Chemistry, someone that the team gets on with and who shares the same entrepreneurial doers spirit. It's how they've grown and want someone to jump in and have some fun getting us to where we want to be A Client/Account Director who can juggle 10 jobs at a time, manage budgets & deadlines, manage the people we work with, manage the design process, and all with a smile on their face.

What's on offer?

If you are looking for an agency that has really made their mark & shows zero sign of abating, this is well worth consideration. Salary will be between £37,000 - £45,000, and above all else, you will be joining an agency which has developed a superb reputation via their innovative approach to developing award winning campaigns. You will also be working alongside a team of very talented individuals which will provide a solid and stable platform from which you can develop your career. So if you're looking for a role that will provide professional development and give you responsibility, support, and the chance to work with some exciting brands, send your CV or call Simon Pettigrew on 0161 425 7352 for further information.

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