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Group Account Director

Posted on March 28, 2019
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Role: Group Account Director

Location: West Midlands, West Midlands

Type: Permanent

Specialism: Integrated

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Heidi Moreby

Call: 01789 201464

email Heidi

Description

Are you a super talented Group Account Director or Senior Account Director with Client Services Director aspirations? I’m currently working with one of region’s leading agencies, they’re looking for a highly strategic and exceptionally awesome people manager to join their team overseeing brand activation and marketing campaigns for a whole host of high profile FMCG and hospitality brands.

 

This truly is a one of a kind opportunity to join an agency that works on strategic and hugely creative brand activation and sales promotion projects for a variety of household brands. You’ll have no doubt spotted and admired some of the creative marketing and brand activation campaigns that they’ve created, they do some fantastic work for their clients that both increases brand awareness, changes perceptions and delivers results.

This agency is looking to grow their team and the new recruit will be a key member of their leadership team, they need someone who can lead and grow some awesome accounts, ensuring exceptional client service and delivery and also oversee a fantastic client services team working at AD to AE level. Within this role you’d be overseeing a team that work on FMCG and F&B clients (including some of the world’s best known brands) whose campaigns span TV, social media, in-store POS, retail display, advertising, experiential events and activation, rebrands, sponsorships and brand partnerships and on pack promotions.  

Based in central Birmingham, a stone’s throw from the station, in a beautiful office environment and with fantastic benefits including 30 days holiday, excellent external and internal training and £150 bursary towards a life skill or hobby! You’d also get to work within a hugely talented team who are friendly and fun – they work hard but evidently love what they do!

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire a fab client services team to deliver exceptional results
  • Oversee and assist with the strategic development of all clients, working closely with senior stakeholders to really get under the skin of their brand proposition and goals
  • Proactively grow revenue within existing accounts and get involved in new business pitches
  • Directly line manage x 3 senior account handlers

They are looking for a candidate who is:

  • An experienced Senior Account Director or Group Account Director with exposure to the management of brilliantly creative, big brand consumer marketing campaigns
  • A great leader and manager with the ability to inspire a team to deliver excellent results for their clients

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a brilliant agency, they really are one of the region’s leading lights and have a rare offering for a midlands based business, they work on top brands that you’d usually come across on the roster of the big London agencies – I really can’t stress enough what an amazing opportunity this is!

The roles would suit an established Senior Account Director or Group Account Director who is looking for that next step in an agency where you’ll have exposure to big brand clients and the opportunity to create brilliant campaigns with big budgets and forward thinking clients. There is definite opportunity to develop this role to Client Services Director level so if you’re already there they’d love to hear from you too!

The agency is based in central Birmingham and is easily commutable from across the West Midlands and Warwickshire - Coventry, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Leamington Spa, Solihull, Warwick, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Redditch, they are also close to a train station so can be easily reached by public transport.

This agency is extremely creative, passionate about their clients and the agency they work in, they truly are a brilliant agency with a fab culture – if you think this could be the role for you and would like to know more or have a confidential chat, please send through your CV today!

Group Account Director /Senior Account Director, Marketing Agency, B2C, Birmingham, £50,000 - £65,000

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