Account Director (Branding / Packaging) – West London – To £65k

Location
London (West), London (Greater)
Salary
To £65 & good benefits
Posted
17 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
JW48278
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management
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 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 and experience of working on rebrand projects are required alongside a working knowledge of packaging, print and production processes.

The agency requires an experienced Account Director for this role rather than a SAM who is looking to step up.

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.

The accounts you will work on are flexible to a degree and will depend on the experience you already have.

They are all BIG brand names and include an organic food company, a premium ready-meal brand, a top-class tea and an award-winning gin. In addition, you will work on a range of exciting rebrands for a number of new clients.

The agency also works on a dairy brand that has a huge focus on biodiversity – they are undertaking a lot of strategic work in this space so if you have a passion or experience in this field, you will definitely have the opportunity to get involved.

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 boring internal management role. Your time will be spent working with clients on fast-paced, live projects with the agency’s strategists, creatives and producers.

The agency is looking for confidence without arrogance, someone who is happy holding a room and leading relationships with entrepreneurs, founders and top-level corporate clients, including CEOs.

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 including rebrand projects 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

c£65k with room to negotiate.

The agency is super sociable and offers some great hard and soft benefits. For example, the team spent 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.

Experienced Account Directors with rebrand, digital, print and packaging experience looking for an exciting 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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