Account Director

Posted on January 9, 2020
Ref: 665

Role: Account Director

Location: Northamptonshire, East Midlands

Salary: Competitive salary

Type: Permanent

Specialism: Integrated

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Bridget McGarr

Call: 01789 201451

email Bridget


Are you a brilliant Account Director ready to work with an award winning retail design agency on an amazing retail client? If so, this is the role for you!

I have an awesome role with an agency based in Northampton who are after a brilliant Account Director to join their senior team and take the lead on one of their biggest accounts.

This agency is truly wonderful, they have a lovely creative office space where the magic is designed and created! As an agency they have some brilliant benefits such as private medical insurance, group income protection, group life insurance, a pension scheme, a cycle scheme, 24 days holiday and an early finish on a Friday!

They are looking for a talented Account Director to lead on one of their most high profile retail clients.  In this role you will have the support of brilliant account managers and executives to ensure that campaigns are met to timelines and budgets, and executed to an excellent standard. You will be the lead on the campaigns from strategy to execution and will oversee your accounts to ensure they are maximising sales and profits.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Being a strategic lead on one of the agencies key retail clients and really getting to grips to create inspiring and creative marketing campaigns
  • Overseeing the marketing campaigns including a large focus on shopper, retail and digital activation
  • Team management
  • Driving internal teams to ensure budgets and timelines are met. Where necessary creating budgets for the studio team and project management teams to ensure accounts are profitable
  • Assisting with new business pitches

They are looking for a candidate who has:

  • Experience in an agency environment with a focus on instore retail shopper and brands
  • Proven FMCG brand experience and leading innovative and creative marketing campaigns
  • Commercial awareness and has experience in developing new opportunities with existing clients
  • Experience managing and mentoring a team

This is a one of a kind role with an award winning agency working on a high end retail client on some amazing campaigns. It is a perfect opportunity for an established Account Director or a Senior Account Manager ready to take a step forward in their career particularly in a well-established retail design agency.

This role is commutable from Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire, or Bedfordshire and you could be based in Northampton, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Banbury, Oxford or Warwick.

This agency is incredibly creative, forward thinking and has a large presence in the retail industry. They are retail and brand specialists, creating some amazing marketing campaigns for their brilliant range of high end clients.  They have a brilliant culture, environment and are a sought after agency! Apply today or please get in contact for a confidential chat about this role.

Account Director, Retail Design Agency, Northampton, Competitive Salary


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