Group Account Director or Business Director | Creative & Innovative Agency | Maternity Cover 9-12 month FTC Immediate Start £85K

Location London
Discipline: Account Handling
Job type: Contract
Salary: £70-85k pro rata
Contact name: Hayley Kinnersley

Contact email: hayley@direct-recruitment.co.uk
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Group Account Director or Business Director | Creative & Innovative Agency | Maternity Cover 9-12 month FTC Immediate Start up to £85K

The Role

Our client is a people-first agency which specializes in brand strategy, brand activation, social and experiential. The MD is seeking an authentic and passionate GAD /BD to lead one of the agency's major clients in the health and wellness space. This is a maternity cover fixed term contract starting ASAP for 9-12 months.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and grow an important client for the agency with great ambitions to disrupt and lead the health category for people and pets.

  • Lead agency with a remit to set and execute the brand and communications strategy of the brands and their portfolios, being partners to clients and providing leadership of a multi-agency team.

  • Chance to get involved in new business – leading agency thought leadership and winning new business in the health and wellbeing space – will also be a key part of the role.

  • Work closely alongside the charismatic Managing Director and build close and trusted relationships with the client, becoming an extension of their team.

Skills Required

  • Experience of building a new brand across all channels.

  • Ability to put consumers at the heart of their thinking

  • Curious

  • Creative

  • Pro-active

  • Excited about the opportunity to work with brands wanting to make their mark in culture

  • A 'doer', happy to roll sleeves up and get stuck in.

  • Enjoy working as part of a team, getting to solutions together, bouncing ideas off each other, giving people stimulus to get somewhere inspiring

We are looking for someone who is curious and creative, who hunts for the interesting, the new perspectives that helps you (and the client) see their opportunity in a new light and can tell a compelling, simple story around that opportunity.

Previous agency experience delivering TTL brand launches is essential. ASAP Start. Send us your CV today so we can tell you more about it!