Business Leader - Fully Integrated Agency - Central London


We are looking for an experienced Business Leader to join a hugely award winning, fully integrated agency based London's growing creative community

An exciting opportunity for a BL to join one of the world's biggest agency networks, with nearly 50 offices in over 40 countries worldwide, and your role is to head up the Consumer Electronics / Digital Appliances business for a well-known global technology brand, whose ambition is to become Britain and Ireland's best loved brands in 2016 which our client is focus it to achieve their ambition. Other key responsibilities will include:-

  • Lead product launches for 2016 from a strategic through to executional level, as well as smaller campaigns consistently
  • Manage the quality of the Agency's relationship at a senior level across the business, and managing client needs and expectations, forging strong links, mutual trust and respect
  • the BL will need to apply innovative thinking to the development of insightful communication strategies, a longer-term brand vision and outstanding creative briefs and effectiveness
  • understand the key business problems at the heart of the business and any brief, and lead strategic responses that align to the wider brand ambition
  • to manage the inter-agency relationships with other Agency partners /sister agencies where required to ensure that they are always the key strategic lead and that all responses are integrated across the partners prior to being presented their Client.
  • in conjunction with the Creative Directors, the BL will be ultimately responsible for the quality of the creative work on the CE business
  • to grow the business, so a key part of the role will be to identify and secure new revenue opportunities and part will involve having a strong presence at the Client offices
  • To inspire individuals and the agency to excel

Is it you?

  • Should be already working at Business Director level with at least 12+ years experience in the industry
  • A champion of strong creative work
  • A track record of developing campaigns for major brands at a top 30 ATL creative agency (or the equivalent client side)
  • Solid experience (or at a least an appreciation) of integrated agency environments (channels from advertising, social, digital, innovative technology, retail comms, experiential etc). A true conductor of the orchestra.
  • able to forge strong strategic relationships with senior clients. Strategic ability and insight of clients must be second to none
  • Strong relationship builder, internally and externally
  • Comfortable working with other partner agencies and able to build strong, effective relationships with key players
  • Working with Project Management, will need to be able to control fast moving multi-faceted projects
  • Proven track record in growing accounts, winning new business/pitches
  • Good business and financial acumen including evidence of growing organic business
  • A proven ability to build and motivate high achieving team
  • Ideally experience of the technology industry (not a necessity but a strong interest)
  • Experience of working on international business from a global or regional perspective

Salary £90K + bonus and benefits

If you are interested in applying for this role please send us your CV by clicking "apply" below.

Job Title:
Business Leader - Fully Integrated Agency - Central London
Contract type:
City of London, London
£85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus & benfits
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
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