Account Director, Creative Agency, Central London, £45k - £50k
The Agency for the Account Director
This all-time great advertising agency has always been the nation’s favourite; attracting exorbitant talent.
They are world famous for creating genre-bending work and have a knack for picking up all the glittering prizes at the award ceremonies; dancing like a boxer on quick, eager feet and flaunting their talent for the industry to see and admire.
Their position is unassailably in the Top 10, based on their belief that brands are built by conversations rather than communications.
They are clever at constantly adding value to the client’s business by stretching the client creatively rather than being pushed back.
At this agency you live the lifestyle! They are big on people who have interests outside of agency life and can express themselves beyond their job. Attitude and personality flourish here!
The agency is a genuine meritocracy for talent and entrepreneurs who put themselves forward for new opportunities will find themselves advancing rapidly up the career ladder.
The agency has kept up to speed with the shifts in the cultural and technological landscape and they produce powerful creative that invades the popular culture.
However, unlike the new kids on the block who knock out gutsy, noisy creative that is polarising, this gem of an agency knows how to play the subtlety card and strike home with a lustrous, lyrical narrative that touches the emotions.
Their creative work stands the test of time and they are recognised for courageously breaking new ground.
This is not an agency for the faint-hearted or those who wish to get safely to the other side!
The Account Director role
The Account Director will be handling an award-winning, UK based, retail account that has managed to set its own agenda in a fickle sector.
This is not about knocking out big buck bargains!
This is a thoughtful brand with a strong heritage that knows its worth and doesn’t follow the rest of the herd by just bellowing out a price deal.
The client is serious about standing out in a crowded market place and developing creative that sings rather than shouts!
This is a brand with intelligence. Both the agency and the client are knitted into a tight partnership to work closely together to carefully position the brand and create stand out through innovative creative that draws consumers in.
This is a great opportunity for an Account Director who enjoys being strategically engaged yet thrives on seeing great creative ideas come to fruition.
The Account Director will be part of an amazing agency team that includes the Planning Partner and the COO and will be in the agency spotlight; thus gaining the opportunity to get a career move into the fast lane.
The role offers plenty of headroom as the Account Director will be reporting into the Managing Partner and acting as their Deputy.
The Account Director will need to be able to run with things, adapt at a moment’s notice and still keep the brand vision in sight.
The account is completely 360 and includes TV, print, radio, digital and social content, although it will predominantly be ATL. The agency is seeking an Account Director with experience on a retail account with ATL (TV and press), digital and social experience.
The account is very meritocratic and would suit an Account Director who enjoys being autonomous and running their own gig without any interference.
Highlights of the Account Director role:
Joining one of the biggest names in the creative industry
Managing an exciting retail brand
Handling a well-known brand looking to redefine itself
Enjoying a limelight role
Managing TV, press, digital and social media
Desirable Experience/Skills for the Account Director role:
Strong creative agency experience
Experience on a retail account
Passion for great creative
Ability to chew over strategic issues
Why apply for this Account Director role?
The Account Director will be Deputy to the Managing Partner, handling a well-known retail account that sets its own agenda and produces award-winning work in a hot Top 10 agency.
In addition to this great Advertising Account Director role we also have other exciting opportunities for you to look at on our website: www.spectrum360.co.uk
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With over 16 years’ experience in recruiting Account Handlers, we are talent spotters for world famous big International Networks, well-known medium-sized Independent Agencies and small creative Hotshops.
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