Head of Retail and Shopper -Brand Activation Agency - London


An award winning, multi-practice agency is looking for a Head of Retail and Shopper to lead and drive the business and nurture new opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join this an award-winning, global brand activation agency who influence buying behaviour with transformative creative solutions informed by rich data and sharp insights. With teams in 56 markets, our client is the largest and most international agency of its kind and has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing and is part of a wider global network.

The Head of Retail and Shopper will need extensive experience in retail and shopper marketing to help with a whole range of clients within the agency. The suitable candidate will require a pedigree CV with retail and shopper experience, and to manage and execute projects relating to shopper marketing and retail management. Other duties include:

  • Maintain constant communication with clients' appointed key project appointed person by managing close relationships with client for satisfaction in quality and value added service
  • Multi-project planning and handling in area of shopper marketing and retail design/production/rollout management and demonstrate strong commitment to the business success and growth in these areas.
  • Proactive client consulting with innovative retail marketing solutions (innovative POS Tools / Retail Accessories according the local and global needs)
  • Coordination and supervision of new retail installations and roll outs as well as regular maintenance of the shop displays
  • Monitor project development process by ensuring its successful completion is within budget, on time and meeting requirements and standards
  • Evaluate each project and learn from any errors made or best practice
  • Manage close relationship with client for satisfactory in quality and value added service
  • Manage and ensure client's needs are properly understood and addressed.
  • Manage cost and expenses of project efficiently and effectively to maximise profitability
  • Keep up to date on client related development as well as on shopper marketing & retail trend
  • Participate in management of annual billing goal within the Retail team
  • Assist in developing new business for the team
  • Control projects in perspective of financial and administrative performance
  • Insight in budget control
  • Encourage high productivity and performance of team members, and provide continuous performance guidance and feedback
  • Assist in compliance with internal policies and procedures

Is it you?

  • Over 10-15 years experience in the field of retail & shopper marketing
  • Strong digital, integrated and retail experience and knowledge in the consumer electronics industry a bonus
  • Knowledge of digital retail and Omni channel approach
  • MS office literate
  • Design background optional
  • Demonstrates effective management skills and work allocation among various vendors
  • A MD / CSD or BD working in a smaller Independent agency wanting to experience a major network agency

Salary £130K+ bonus and benefits

Start date - ASAP

Interested? Please send us your CV by clicking "apply" below.

NB - All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

Job Title:
Head of Retail and Shopper -Brand Activation Agency - London
Contract type:
London, London
£120000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
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