Creative Account Director

Vanilla Recruitment (UK) Ltd
10 Jun 2024
08 Jul 2024
Job Title
Associate Director
Contract Type
Full Time

We're looking for a talented Account Director with real creative vision and ambition to join a leading marketing services company, known for helping a wide range of international brands to communicate effectively with consumers through a variety of eye–catching and engaging digital innovations.

Based at a state–of–the art high–tech hub, you'll lead and inspire your team towards ensuring effective end–to–end project delivery. The role will be pivotal in maintaining long–lasting and prosperous client relationships, so the candidate must demonstrate outstanding commercial, creative and technical acumen, alongside excellent communication skills.

The successful applicant will deliver outstanding service for a range of key accounts, and will have an impressive track record in exceeding client expectations.

What to expect:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • 8x death in service
  • Free onsite parking
  • A flexible benefits package including private medical or dental
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • 6–monthly appraisals
  • Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and shaping creative proposals for clients with complete confidence, exploring ways to help grow their business, deliver their ambitions and bring their brands to market effectively
  • Identifying, understanding and overcoming commercial and market dilemmas
  • Engaging with Project Managers to ensure project objectives are achievable and meet quality standards
  • Achieving timely end–to–end project delivery whilst closely monitoring commercial details
  • Leading, inspiring and motivating a team
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues throughout the business to establish best practice processes
  • Understanding the requirements of customers to ensure their needs are being met
  • Identifying opportunities for the update and development of systems and business methods
  • Continuously keeping informed of emerging trends and market conditions

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role as a Senior Account Manager or Account Director within a creative or marketing agency
  • Experience within a relevant B2C sector is essential, such as high street retail or FMCG
  • Adept at understanding commercial and market dilemmas, and able to help clients overcome them
  • Proven leadership skills, having had prior people management responsibility and experience of building a cohesive and collaborative team
  • Excellent trouble–shooting and problem–solving skill set
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and tenacity
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and when putting together written correspondence, reports and presentations

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