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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR | BTL/SP/Retail | London/Greater London | salary depending on experience | JP1451

Job Details: salary depending on experience

Busy and buzzy award winning Below the Line agency is looking for an established ACCOUNT DIRECTOR to join their lovely team.  Great opportunity for either a very senior SAM or an experienced Account Director with SP/retail experience.

About the role:

Reporting to a Group Account Director the chosen Account Director will lead a team in the delivery of projects for a well-known retailer.  Experience required for this role is retail and classic SP/promotional marketing, shopper with a first rate understanding of SP law, T&Cs, logistics etc.

You will be responsible for owning and growing the client relationships with an emphasis on developing responses to briefs and providing strategic direction and marketing input.  You will be commercially savvy and have the ability to make effective commercial/financial decisions.

About you:

  • Solid experience in promotional/retail marketing agency, having had complete client and team control / responsibility and be able to prove mature and balanced management abilities.
  • Sufficient gravitas and experience to challenge Client thinking
  • Min of 2 years as a permanent Account Director in a BTL agency (however we will consider strong SAMs too)
  • Strong knowledge of promotional marketing and the other elements of the marketing mix – ideally including the IPM Diploma
  • Excellent relationship builder – essential for both internal (team members and inter department relationships) and external relationships (clients across levels – involvement in brand building/ strategy, suppliers, third parties).
  • Fun, dynamic and young at heart but clearly focussed on the business and professional at all times.
  • Calm and confident, a can do attitude, sense of humour, good communication skills and creative mind
  • Experience in managing a team
  • BTL/SP background with proven retail/FMCG experience,

It’s a lovely agency and the team are lots of fun.  They will also consider Senior Account Managers or Senior Account Directors as there is the opportunity for candidates at all levels.  So if you’d liked to be considered for this exciting new Account Director role please send me your CV today.