Account Director – Advertising

London, Soho
$50k - £53k
17 Jan 2014
17 Feb 2014
CL 1373
Account Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Account  Director, Advertising, London, Soho £50k - £53k

The Agency

Purring along, this all-time great advertising agency has always been the nation’s favourite!

They tend to pick up all the glittering prizes at the awards’ ceremonies and they remain the beating heart of the industry.  

Their position is unassailably in the Top 10, based on their belief that brands are built by conversations rather than communications.

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.

The Account Director role

Never one to stand still, the agency is seeking an Account Director who can give a confident performance and deliver punchy, hard-hitting creative on a terrific beauty brand that is all originated from London and rolled out internationally.

The agency has the whole account so the communication strategies are completely integrated and not hindered by turf wars.

The aim is to re-shape the brand so you are arriving at just the right time to make a contribution to the strategic thinking and be in at the beginning as the new phase is rolled out.  

Both client and agency are on the awards trail so the Cream of the Creative Department has been placed on the account to take the brand into the next chapter.

There is a good deal of trust between the client and the agency so you can tap into the goodwill and really get things running your way.

You will be supported by a talented team who are bright and ambitious with a senior reporting line above and good support from a sparky team below.


Highlights of the Account Director role:

  • Stepping into one of the most hallowed advertising agencies in the world
  • Handling a terrific beauty account that is all origination
  • Enjoying a great working relationship with the client
  • Having plenty of headroom
  • Managing an account that is above the line lead but fully integrated in approach

Desirable Experience/Skills for the Account Director role:

  • Good advertising agency background
  • Beauty experience
  • Strong strategic thinking
  • Passion for great creative
  • Experience of delivering campaigns across the marketing mix

Why apply for this Account Director role?

You will be joining one of the best agencies in the industry whose creative reach is far greater than the other Top 10 agencies.  Handling one of their flagship accounts will immediately place you in a limelight role and you will be surrounded by a tremendously talented team.

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