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Account Director - Major Entertainment Client

  • Account Director - Major Entertainment Client
  • London
  • £50k - £55k
  • Posted12 July 2017
  • Ref1533995_1499857480
  • ConsultantElliot Graham
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorMedia
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionAccount Director - Major Entertainment Client
  • Salary£50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Account Director - Planning - Major Entertainment Client

A fantastic opportunity for an Account Director to join a major media agency, which is part of the large global group. The role would be working with a major UK insurance client, on 2 of their brands, looking to transform their image with massively innovative campaigns, working closely alongside the creative team.

Often ranked one of the highest agencies in the industry, they work with a large number of genuinely exciting accounts, covering FMCG, Automotive and Entertainment among others.

Role autonomy is given to employees, with the benefit of being part of a larger network of agencies for support. The soft benefits are known to be some of the best among the industry.


*Evolving the brand into a stronger challenger brand which will involve repositioning the brand, finding ways to leverage their sports sponsorship, and developing a new brand activation strategy
*Lead communications planning, integrate planning with the clients in-house marketing effectiveness teams, manage the integrated planning process for all agencies and the client,
*Responsible for refreshing their brand this year in order to maintain their lead as one of the leading finance brands
*Working closely with the Heads Of Marketing and Marketing Managers across day to day operations
*Presenting communication strategies and plans
*Working closely with the client's Marketing Effectiveness teams to define KPIs, test and learn approaches
*Financial management and driving for revenue and project
*Overseeing performance based optimisation and delivery of client's business and communications KPIs
*Managing team integration and development, inspiration and productivity


*Already working as a Senior Account Manager or Account Director
*Capability to lead a Communications Planning team
*Multi-product brand experience would be a benefit

This is a great opportunity to work across 2 extremely well known and admired brands, leading a Comms Planning team. The clients are very receptive to new ideas, which will allow the right person to thrive in this role, with full autonomy given.

We offer a £250 bonus for referral if you know of anyone who could be relevant, so let us know and you could benefit!

Elliot Graham
Elliot Graham

He's our Media Planning and Buying/Digital Performance Consultant.

Bringing almost 5 years Recruitment experience, I sit within the Planning & Buying team across all media.  I hold a strong interest and knowledge of the industry, with my passion hopefully coming across when talking to...

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