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Consumer Account Director
 
Title: Consumer Account Director
Category: Other
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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About us

BCW, the proud winners of UK Consultancy of the Year and Best Large Agency to work for, is looking for an Account Director with BIG brand experience to work on a mixed portfolio of consumer brand clients e.g. Unilever Comfort & Hellmens; Newell Brands (the holding company behind Parker and Sharpie pens, Breville toasted sandwich maker and Crockpot slow cookers to name a few); Grana Padano – the Italian PDO cheese, plus a range of new business opportunities.

We’re looking for someone who is able to demonstrate their creative flair and tight project management in equal measure. Someone who has an excellent news sense and good understanding of what will make a story fly and approaches client challenges with creative curiosity.

Effective media relations are at the heart of everything we do and we’re always looking for opportunities to pitch our clients in to media. We have worked on some amazing, strategic, award winning creative campaigns for some of the world’s best known brands and new business is important to us too, we are always looking for opportunities to grow. As part of WPP, we often partner with our sister agencies on fully integrated campaigns and so there is a chance to further grow your network and further your expertise in the integrated space.

Our team is made up of nice talented people – and the ‘nice’ part is as important to us as the ‘talented’ part. We are keen to nurture talent so there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us. Our BCW family is extensive, with a network of offices around the world that are kept busy by a host of EMEA and International clients. We look for people who would be happy at BCW – a vibrant meritocratic environment with entrepreneurism at its heart, where dedication and talent is rewarded.

About you

We are looking for a seasoned account director to work across several of our top tier clients. You’ll have proven experience working on big brand campaigns and be confident in developing creative solutions that galvanise consumers into action. Demonstrating a creative approach to client challenges is a must. Solid media relations and top-notch written skills are essential, as is the ability to multi-task and manage deadlines. You will have worked in an agency environment and possess strong project, media and client management experience. Digital expertise and experience is essential.

We are looking for people with a good news sense, excellent attention to detail and a positive, problem solving attitude. Good presentation and writing skills are essential.

Requirements

Strong media relations skills and media contacts with a strong news sense A creative approach to client challenges Good digital & social expertise Proven project management ability Ability to juggle priorities and manage time effectively in a fast-paced agency environment Ability to problem solve and work effectively under pressure Proactive client relationship management Team management experience High standard of writing skills – a good eye for detail is a must Strong organisational skills
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