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Media.Monks

Senior Account Director - 9 Month FTC

at Media.Monks

London, United Kingdom



Description 

We are now recruiting a production-savvy go-getter Senior Account Director to work on a high profile EMEA portfolio of a luxury range of spirits brands. The work is a mix of programme-based deliverables across owned channels, social, strategy and creative content production. In this lead client-facing position, you’ll work at the intersection of business and production to output high-fidelity strategy through to premium craft.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • As a Senior Account Director at the biggest creative production company on the planet, you are the first point of contact for a high profile luxury drinks and spirits client, who seek MediaMonks for the strategy, creative and production of their digital briefs.
  • Work as part of our fast-growing integrated team, and in turn continue to nurture and grow an ever-expanding client relationship in line with business and commercial objectives.
  • You’ll work side by side with your clients to engage new production projects from the start, proposing transformational solutions, assess the feasibility and driving change for your brands.
  • You manage a programme of projects alongside a Delivery Lead and Senior Producers, facilitating new opportunities and projects by connecting your team with the relevant Media.Monks capabilities (e.g. studio, social, tech).
  • You manage weekly internal meetings to monitor progress / escalations / opportunities for the EMEA region.
  • You act as a strategic partner who understands the client’s businesses inside out, supporting a roadmap / growth plan for continued success.
  • You are an incredible relationship builder and have ideally worked to deliver programmes for brands in the premium fashion and luxury industries. Ideally you’ve got experience from working within a strategy and creative lead agency.
  • Safeguarding and delivering against monthly revenue is key to the role, and you’ll support business development to make sure we hit targets and KPIs, identifying opportunities for new assignments that add value to all parties.
  • Responsible for EMEA growth targets and management of opportunities and SOW across all EMEA projects.
  • Reporting into Global Client Lead regularly providing status updates on regional performance and new business opportunities.

 

Requirements:

  • This senior role requires someone with 8-10 years experience managing business accounts in digital advertising or production and 5+ years in a lead role; you have a proven track record managing high-value and volumes of interdisciplinary work.
  • You can work in English at the highest professional level. Other languages a bonus.
  • You have a proven track record of winning business, upselling to established clients and building strong client relationships
  • You understand the nature of networked agency business, working with teams in offshore hub locations as and when required
  • You will have a passion for fashion & luxury and although your previous client list may not fully reflect that you will have a deep knowledge and/or appreciation for that industry. 
  • You have a keen understanding of the business objectives of global brands and are able to quickly fathom a project’s challenges and what needs to be achieved.
  • You don’t think in projects but in client partnerships.
  • In addition to broad production knowledge, you have an attention to detail when it comes to forecasts, budgets and reporting.
  • You have worked across integrated campaigns including social media, experience and e-commerce.
  • You are an outgoing, sociable individual, ready and are a strong team-player.
  • You are not afraid of getting your hands dirty and helping your team / colleagues across projects and workloads when necessary.

 

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About Media.Monks

Media.Monks is the purely digital, unitary operating brand of S4Capital plc that connects 7,600+ digital natives across one global team. We are united by a mission to shift industries forward and pave the path towards ambitious outcomes so our clients and our people can realize their full potential for growth. Joining Media.Monks means becoming part of a highly ambitious collective of some of the most gifted, focused, joyful talent from all over the world, with the goal to change the industry for good.

Our unified model combines solutions in media, data, social, platforms, studio, experience, brand and technology services to help our clients continuously reinvent themselves throughout increasingly rapid cycles of disruption. Our efforts to shape culture, build innovative technologies and unlock the future of growth have earned recognition from numerous esteemed panels: we maintain a constant presence on Adweek’s Fastest Growing lists (2019-23), regular recognition at Cannes Lions, and continual inclusion in AdExchanger’s Programmatic Power Players (2020-24). In addition, we’ve received the honor of being Adweek’s first AI Agency of the year (2023), the title of Webby Production Company of the Year (2021-24), a record number of FWAs, and have earned a spot on Newsweek’s Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplaces 2023. Together, these achievements solidify our experience in digital innovation, excellence in craft, and commitment to personal growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us. 

While we continue to grow our teams, please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and recruiting activities that may use our company name and information. Please be mindful to protect your personal information, especially your national identification number, and bank account information during a recruiting process. While Media.Monks may reach out to potential candidates via LinkedIn, we will always ask applicants to apply through our website (https://media.monks.com/careers) and will never ask for payment or bank account information during the recruitment process.

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