French-Speaking Account Director

Hybrid Recruitment Ltd
London, South East England
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: French-Speaking Account Director

Type: Perm

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £50k

Client: Leading Travel Brand

About the Agency:

A rapidly expanding creative services agency with a twist - they provide their clients with bespoke dedicated agencies that operate from within their offices. It’s a dynamic fast paced solutions focused start up environment - that brings client and agency closer together to create more creative and effective work.

The Role:

The agency is seeking a French-speaking Account Director to be an integral part of one of it’s key accounts. In this role, you will be working with a leading travel brand.

This is an integrated role, involving the development of strategy and market specific creative and production.

Experience in, and a passion for, championing and producing engaging and business-driving content across a fully integrated channel mix is a must. In addition to more traditional BTL and ATL, digital and social media play a large and increasingly important part in the agency's campaigns.

You should be a strong strategic thinker, with an agency background. You will be working closely with the Client as long-term business partners, steering the development of their brand and marketing strategies.

This role requires a courteous, positive and high-energy individual with great people skills. Someone who works hard, but has fun with it and who can demonstrate a proven track record of driving complex projects forward in a timely fashion. You should have a meticulous attention to detail, establishing yourself as a safe pair of hands ensuring nothing falls through the cracks on projects or the day-to-day management of the account.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of 10 across Account Management, Creative and Production
  • Educating the client on best practice and creative excellence aross integrated campaigns
  • Manage client projects providing strategic insight and cost effective delivery
  • Manage finances on account
  • Identify new opportunities above the agreed scope of work
  • Working with the CSD and ECD to challenge and the client when necessary, whilst maintaing a positive relationship and ensuring we are always adding value.
  • Providing strategic support where required
  • Help the CD to deliver creative work to a high standard

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent client management capability at a senior level
  • Strong knowledge of creative campaign management and media
  • Proven at a strategic and creative level
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Good decision making under pressure
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Technology savvy
  • Good people and relationship skills
  • Strong time management and scheduling skills
  • French speaking
  • Experience in Travel and Leisure industry