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Account Director - (#1 Global Agency)

Account Director - (#1 Global Agency)

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Account Director - (#1 Global Agency) (Closing Date: 02/03/2014)

We are seeking an Account Director to join a global agency that is proud to include the likes of Microsoft, Land Rover, Levi’s and Nokia in their long term client list.  This an exciting opportunity that will see you take ownership of their fully rounded, BTL, EDF Energy (UK) account.

With over 170 offices across 60 countries this global digital agency employs over 6000 people and works at the forefront of the industry.  Leading the way in consumer engagement they deliver digital, data and client solutions to high profile organisations that are actually shaping the way the internet and technology is used.  Ranked by Advertising Age as the #1 Digital and #1 CRM agency in the world this is a unique opportunity for an Account Director to join the team.

Reporting to the Global Business Director the Account Director will take on a pivotal role within the agency.  Supported in your takeover of the EDF Energy account your role will cover both acquisition and customer development as well as all disciplines from data planning and analysis, to strategic planning (a key focus) and creative concepting and delivery.  Backed by strategy and insight specialists you will be the central point of contact – taking briefs, delivering campaigns, providing consumer insights and supporting both short and long term strategic goals within the CRM and Loyalty space.

This is a ‘people account’.  Both the client and the team need an AD whose really switched on, hungry to push work forwards and can bring people and departments together.  There’s a lot of client face to face time, with several trips to their office a week, so you will need to be happy with a fair amount of client contact (in London but with scope for travel).  

To qualify...  You should be an accomplished Account Director / Senior Account Director / AD / Senior Account Manager or similar with a CV that can demonstrate:

  • Solid experience gained within a reputable marketing agency;
  • Strong CRM experience;
  • An appreciation of the role of channel – offline, digital and social;
  • Experience of organically growing a client/ account;
  • Experience of loyalty programmes is beneficial but not essential;
  • That you are a team leader;
  • A quick, strategic mind;
  • Self motivation and a proactive approach;
  • A fun and lively outlook;
  • A bright, inquisitive approach who likes looking for new solutions to problems.

Any prior experience of loyalty programmes would be advantageous.

Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people you will get to work with one of the largest and most successful digital marketing agencies in the world so expect fast paced, fun environment with superb benefits to match.  Get in touch...

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IMPORTANT: You will only be considered for this vacancy if you complete the short application form on the Guru Careers website following this link - http://gurucareersengine.com/Applicant/applyopen?j=8d0eb15fb0258dd#.UwIhzrRvn3U

salary

£40-45k + Benefits

employer

Guru Careers

position

Account Director - (#1 Global Agency)

contract

Permanent

category

Advertising