International Account Director - Retail

Job Title: International Account Director - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-09-04
Reference: IAR11
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2017 12:29

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced media agency candidate at Senior AM or Account Director level already. The role is to work on a key retail account within a top media agency to lead the brand communications strategy across all channels (TV, Print, OOH, Online, Mobile). This is a hugely exciting role to lead the rebranding of this well know retail chain.

The Role
  • You will be a visionary and an inspiring lead for your clients' business and for your team.
  • As well as understanding broad media and commercial landscapes you should be sufficiently experienced within digital planning to advise clients effectively. You will project lead the response to brief, actively involving team members and specialist teams where necessary. 
  • As well as drawing annual and campaign based planning strategies for existing clients you will also work with the agency to drive new business activity. 
  • Having a broad knowledge and experience in various digital platforms including Social Media, Display, Mobile, Search, etc. is an important part of the role.
  • Exceptional strategic communications planning ability
  • Create, collaborate and support the delivery of effective and innovative strategies across the UK market to deliver the client’s desired KPI’s. 
  • Guide clients and agency partners to develop local insight, strategy and ideas whilst dealing confidently with senior clients and creative agency counterparts
  • Ensure implementation remains true to strategic platform by working seamlessly with the local media activation teams
The Candidate
  • Friendly, enthusiast and approachable manner is a must
  • Retail experience is key
  • Ability to plan across all media.
  • Inspiring and enthusiastic approach to the progression of junior team members. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools – Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of tools such as DDS, DoubleClick, TGI, comScore, and Addynamix
  • Ability to take key requirements of a brief and be confident to question when necessary