Account Director (Branding / Packaging) – South-West London – To £60k

Location
London (West), London (Greater)
Salary
To £60k & fabulous benefits
Posted
20 Jan 2021
Closes
17 Feb 2021
Ref
JW48225
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management, Brand
Industry Sector
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director

Dynamic, challenging and energetic South-West London brand design and marketing consultancy seeks strategically strong Account Director to work on some of the best FMCG brands in the world.  

Digital skills plus at least a working knowledge of packaging, print and production processes are mandatory for this position.

One of the brands you will work on has a huge focus on biodiversity and the agency is currently undertaking a lot of strategic work in this space so any experience of projects with an environmental slant could prove an advantage.

The agency is ideally looking to fill this role by the end of February to allow for a good handover with the incumbent, although March would work too.

The agency and your accounts

This agency empowers its people and give them responsibility for running accounts within a supportive environment where they are all focussed on one big goal – to make life more rewarding for the consumer without harming the planet, whilst ensuring their clients and everyone involved are rewarded in the process.

You will work on a pioneering farming and dairy company, a premium ready meal brand and an Italian pasta gem!

The Account Director role

The agency runs a flat management structure with Account Directors playing a vital role in helping to grow the business in line with its core values, putting integrity ahead of commercial ambition and working with brands that they trust, respect and admire.

Each Account Director has their own set of key accounts which they run with one or two account managers. This is a hands-on job and not just some internal management role. Your time will be spent working with clients on fast-paced, live projects with the agency’s strategists, creatives and producers.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Safeguarding strong and happy commercial relationships with clients by constantly delivering success stories
  • Winning, developing and managing business with new and existing clients
  • Planning, budgeting, resourcing and delivering detailed project proposals
  • Directing those projects within budget, with the help one or two account managers
  • Line managing your team
  • Keep earning, learning and having fun

You

You are a hands-on Account Director with at least seven years’ marketing experience and at least some working knowledge of packaging, print and production processes.

As the senior point of contact for business owners through to marketing directors, you are terrific with people and super-effective at developing plans, taking and influencing briefs, and suggesting strategic solutions. Inspiring confidence while juggling priorities and pushing projects along will be second nature.

Salary and benefits

To £60k.

The agency is super sociable and offers some great additional hard and soft benefits. For example, the team chose to spend a weekend together in Madrid for their last Christmas party and the agency is closing for a week this summer to give everyone a well-earned break.

Strategic Account Directors with strong digital, print and packaging experience looking for an unparalleled new challenge, please get in touch today.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Whilst every effort is made to contact everyone who applies, we are unable to give individual feedback to those who are unsuccessful.

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