We are looking for an experienced agency Account Director to join a thriving and specialist Food and Beverage agency in the West Midlands. If you enjoy and absorb pubs, cafe and restaurant culture, and would relish immersing yourself in an innovative sector, then you'll really enjoy this next step in your agency career.
Our Client Partner
We have worked with this agency client for over 8 years and placed many a happy candidate there. The new Commercial Director is fantastic to work with, and they have created a well-structured client services team (of 3) who each work on 2-3 brands, with the support of Account Execs. The culture feels a lot like the brands they work for, creatively speaking, and the people are busy, motivated and creative.
This opportunity is Birmingham based, so whether you still have the pull toward city living or would like to settle in a regency town or village with easy network access, their location makes these all viable options. This is a very reputable, successful agency working with exciting leading brands, that will enable you to continue your career working with high profile clients.
The work they produce for their varied client base within the F&B sector includes brand strategy, promotional branding, interior design, campaigns, events and experiential and more.
As Account Director, you will work in a client services team of another Account Director, 2 x Account Managers and 2 x Account Executives. Each Account Director will have their own clients and resource. The brands are well known pub groups and restaurant chains (some of which are global). The team works with an organised and highly creative team of 2D and 3D specialists.
You will motivate your team and help them solve problems and adhere to quality and process standards; manage a couple of bigger clients/projects yourself and offer strategic direction to clients when needed.
We would love to talk to you if you have F&B or retail sector experience, agency side, and a genuine passion for branding. Our client needs gravitas, motivation and experience to gain the trust and respect of their valued clients and team
To apply for the role of Account Director please send your CV to us asap or call me to chat it all through further.