Board Account Director– Advertising

London, Soho
£70k - £75k
25 Mar 2014
25 Apr 2014
CL 1402
Account Management
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Board Account Director, Advertising, Soho London, £70k - £75k

The Agency

This is the world’s original and largest advertising agency with a phenomenal reputation.  They have a huge capacity for innovation and produce impactful award-winning work.

The agency has a heritage of strong strategic thinking backed with top drawer creative.  They are savvy at delivering a broad range of communications and build world class brands for an outstanding client list that is second to none.

This gem of an agency is the jewel in the network crown and they are generating a lot of excitement over their work as shown by the recent press coverage.

Despite being a massive global presence, the agency has kept the personal touch and they have a unique creative philosophy that has helped them maintain their position in the Top 5.

The Board Account Director role

The role is to handle a well-known international luxury travel account that has done some ground-breaking work.    

The agency has a long-standing relationship with the client.  There is a true partnership model in place and they are an extension the marketing team.  You will be in regular close contact with a senior level client both at their offices and at the agency.

The client has a marketing team consisting of Marketing Director, Brand Manager and channel managers spanning brand, digital/web, CRM and trade.

The UK is the client’s second-biggest market so you will have an important chair at the table liaising with the New York office to deliver global creative and strategic solutions.  

The role offers plenty of headroom and in addition to managing a talented team you will be partnering a board level planning director and creative directors with the support of buttoned down project management.

Your role will be to ensure that the agency team are continually challenging the brand and ensuring the creative bar is set to the right height and is progressive, innovative and fresh.

The agency is ideally seeking a mix of retail and FMCG experience with an ability to work and deliver simultaneous short, medium and long-term creative and strategic requirements.  The short-term creative requirements are a factor of the dynamic speed of the category.  

Broadcast, digital and print experience along with an understanding of production techniques and timings are key to the role.

The agency is also seeking proven financial acumen with the ability to manage financial reporting and profitably run a piece of business.  This is your gig and you will be running the account day-to-day.


Highlights of the Board Account Director role:

  • Joining a world famous network agency
  • Handling an international luxury travel account
  • Enjoying a true working partnership with the client
  • Handling a mix of TV, digital and print
  • Thriving on a strategic, fast-paced account

Desirable Experience for the Board Account Director role:

  • Good advertising agency background
  • A mix of retail and FMCG experience
  • Great creative judgement
  • Above the line advertising experience to include TV, digital and print
  • Financial acumen


Why apply for this Board Account Director role?

Joining a world class advertising agency on a luxury international travel account that offers plenty of headroom and the opportunity to progress your career.  You will be an extension of the client’s marketing team with the chance to get your teeth into the strategic challenges and handle some great creative.

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