Innovation / Account Director

Location: London

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £55000 - £60,000per year (plus benefits)

Posted: 2016

Industry: Design

My client is digital agency with a reputation for delivering best in class creative technology projects that are innovative, design led and that make the most of the unique capabilities of mobile technology. Specialising in large scale greenfield app builds, mobile commerce, IOT and ibeacons mobile marketing projects. This is the most awarded mobile agency ever. Recently they have won some extremely interesting projects including a mobile banking app project, luxury fashion brand app build and national retailer mobile marketing project all in the space of a few weeks and with more in the pipeline hence the need to scale up. Additionally this agency also creates its own IP and is committed to pushing the envelope in terms of R&D on inhouse projects.

To help cover the new projects whilst maintaining its extremely high standards,they are now looking for an account director / innovation director. This is a key role for the agency as it will involve working closely with some of their most important clients, helping them to maximise the potential of the project through commercial ability and mobile strategy / product expertise. This person will also be skilled at mobilising the agency to make sure delivery and timeframes are all as they should be. Its a great role right at the coalface of the agency, spanning client engagement, innovation and product duties.

Innovation / Account Director Candidate Profile:

Good problem solving skills. Ability to motivate. Commercially astute. Calm under pressure & diligent & hard working. Natural commercial / up-selling skills. Digital & Mobile experience. Ideally loyalty, automotive, FS, or retail experience. Good at UX & design, through to strategy & tech products. Need to be able to roll up their sleeves when required. Reports directly into the MD Could be a SAM or AD background.

This agency is causing a real stir with its fresh approach and its recent output has been heralded as some of the coolest big brand stuff ever done on mobile. If you have significant agency experience as a senior account manager / account director then this could be a fantastic stepping stone to bigger and better things. Salary is benchmarked at £50k/£60k+ extras. If you are interested in helping this fantastic mobile agency hit new heights whilst working on cutting edge projects for some of the world’s best known brands, steered by you – then please get in touch asap!

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