Account Director (Retail / Shopper) – London Agency

Job Title: Account Director (Retail / Shopper) – London Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London (West), London (Greater)
Salary: to £60k + great benefits
Reference: 15629360
Job Published: February 24, 2018 00:00

Job Description

Account Director (Retail / Shopper) – London Agency – to £60k

Outstanding full service creative agency seeks a talented Account Director or Junior Account Director to take control of two stunning pieces of business.

The Agency

The agency are an independent communications agency that turns creativity into commercial advantage through ideas that connect with consumers, wherever they are, from app to ad.

The Account Director Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Account Director or Junior Account Director to come in and work on two of the agency’s biggest accounts.

You should have strategic experience across a wide range of disciplines including shopper, digital and promotional.

Reporting into a Business Director, the Account Director will own the client relationships and work closely with the Digital and Production teams to manage the day-to-day account requirements.

One of the accounts is a relatively new account and the scale of the work and size of the account represents a huge growth opportunity for the agency.

You will have daily contact with the agency’s clients across markets in the UK, EU, USA and Asia Pacific. This is a fast paced and reactive role requiring excellent organisational and planning skills.

You will be working with a multi-functional team across planning, creative and digital.

The agency encourage training and personal development and love to see their staff grow and progress within their roles. 

The Clients

Client 1 is an exciting new retail client for the agency following a pitch win at the end of 2017. The work involves the creation of a digital platform which will “house” the client’s training content allowing them to train their retail staff and professional stylists working across their global retail estate.

The estate comprises stores, distributor stores, concessions, shop in shops, mall stores and pop up stores. The products include latest developments in haircare and air purification. 

The agency have worked with Client 2 for nearly 4 years.

They are a global marketing services company, who specialise in creating retail-marketing programs with exclusive premiums to reward shopper loyalty, drive frequency and transactions.

They also develop products under license with an exceptional range of brands and with license partners such as Disney, Warner Brothers and Universal. 

The agency work as a strategic partner for this client and recent projects have included the development of a visual identity, website, sales presentations and the creation of a photo library with images taken on a photo shoot managed by the agency.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • 6+ years’ experience within a leading agency or a combination of agency with some client side experience
  • Retail / shopper marketing
  • Strong agency background
  • Proven track record in client servicing
  • Good communicator and relationship builder
  • Positive / can-do approach / attitude
  • Good financial management – including maximizing revenue opportunities
  • Good multi-tasker / fast worker (will be working across several projects simultaneously)
  • Good new business track record with the ability to take a new relationship and make it successful
  • Good sense of humour

Remuneration and benefits

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and up to £60k depending on experience.

In addition you will find / receive:

•             A great place to work

•             25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 28 after 5 years’ service.

•             Contributory Pension Scheme– 3% of salary rising to 5% after 3 years’ service

•             Season Ticket Loan

•             Childcare Vouchers

•             Frequent Staff Outings

•             Training & development

•             Culture Club

•             Fully stocked fridge!

Stunning agency – one great role – Account Directors and Junior Account Directors with solid agency, shopper and retail marketing experience please send us your CVs today.

If this role is not what you’re looking for, then don’t worry. At Fill Recruitment we specialise in all agency positions. We are currently recruiting for account handlers at all levels.

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