Group Account Director

Job Title: Group Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15618434
Job Published: August 25, 2017 01:00

Job Description

This role fuses the best of both worlds - the breadth and variety of a major retailer but with the innovation and energy of an agency.

Client Details

Whilst not for the faint hearted, it's a hugely rewarding role and one that requires real leadership, influence and plenty of fun.

This agency have grown in ability and reputation over the last few years and now boast a broad, loyal client base and an increasingly more strategic approach to solving challenges for retailers and brands alike.


As the group account director for this Cheshire agency you'll lead a team of 18 across this flagship retail account. They've a proud pedigree gained in creating and delivering interactive live experiences for this client so you've got to love what you do as it moves at pace.

It takes into account 3 major strands of retail strategy; experiential, local marketing and internal/employee communications. For that reason it needs someone, ideally from a broader integrated agency background with the expertise to operate with this amount of bandwidth.

You'll be seen as a trusted partner of the retailer and as the group account director a large part of the role will be working with and where needed, challenging the client, ensuring that the idea and execution is on brief and most importantly will get results.

You'll be a true leader of people and will bring with you a strong work ethic, zest for life and a track record of going the extra mile for clients.


To make this role work you must have spent a good part of your career within an integrated agency and be well versed in finding best in class solutions for a blue chip client base.

As the group account director, you'll have managed large and often diverse teams, be impeccably organised and expect the very highest standards from everyone around you.

Job Offer

£55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits