Design Account Director

£42000 - £48000 per annum
28 Mar 2014
25 Apr 2014
Kate Ogbourne
Full Time
Future-focused design agency in the heart of West London is looking for a proactive and successful Account Director to manage their iconic brands and strategic positioning. Working on the agency's core accounts, the Account Director will be responsible for the development and growth of major client accounts by leading packaging innovation and corporate brand identity.

As Account Director your objectives are rooted in managing the growth of a long-term client relationships as well as the following responsibilities:

- Report into and work closely with the Client Services Director to implement client development strategy
- Prepare and drive activity plans and proposals
- Work closely with the New Business Team to identify initiatives, pitches and new opportunities
- Direct, guide and motivate the Client Services Team
- Deliver forecasts and revenue reports whilst maximising monthly revenue in line with targets

As Account Director, the following requirements are vital:

- A deep understanding of packaging and design, preferably within FMCG/Retail
- Experience of structural design, brand identity and strategic positioning is an advantage
- Strong team management and leadership skills
- Exceptional presentation, written and verbal abilities
- Demonstrable skills in maintaining strong client relationships

If you think this international and independent agency is for you, and that you tick all the boxes, please get in touch!