Fulham, London Office
Account Director (subject to experience)
Salary bracket £45,000 - £55,000 + company bonus scheme
Office based 2 days minimum per week
Blueprint helps clients Drive Engagement & Transform Behaviour.
We have an amazing set of clients including Adobe, Aston Martin, BT/EE, Samsung, Sky, Lotus, JLR and Microsoft.
We have a solid culture and a team who trust, support and celebrate each other. We’re led by our values, always striving to; bGood, bResponsible, bCollaborative, bInnovative and bFun.
Our purpose is to empower positive change.
Positive change in our world and our communities; we’ve built a school in Ethiopia and offer volunteering days every quarter.
Positive change in our people; we offer a wide range of training and development and operate a group bonus scheme for all employees.
And positive change for our clients. We drive engagement in our clients’ products in order to transform the behaviour of their customers and stakeholders. We do this through a combination of engaging experiences, transformational programmes, and exciting content.
There are 30 of us spread across three time zones. We’re majority female owned, and 60% female at all levels of the organisation.
Our point of difference is our blend of practicality and ingenuity. Diverse skill sets, driven by creativity while grounded in reality.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Account Director to join the team at Blueprint. You will direct and deliver a mix of retail campaigns and experiential events for clients in technology, automotive and retail.
We combine smart, independent thinking with straightforward practicality. We exercise a level of care and attention to detail that our clients tell us is more than a match for their own brand personnel.
We are looking for a creative and proactive Account Director who will get stuck in with ideation, campaign strategy and making the impossible, possible.
The role will involve:
Opportunity Identification & Pitching:
Proactively spotting and creating new opportunities with existing clients.
Collaborating with our creative teams and various departments to pitch innovative solutions.
Crafting experiences tailored to client needs, ensuring alignment with their underlying business objectives.
Establishing and overseeing milestone plans to ensure timely delivery on large and complex projects.
Assigning tasks, coordinating with multiple suppliers, freelancers, and internal teams to keep projects on track.
Drafting clear, concise, and accurate briefs to guide the team's efforts whilst meeting the client’s objectives.
Progress Tracking & Budgeting:
Maintaining weekly progress trackers to monitor project advancements.
Managing intricate budgets across multiple currencies, ensuring financial accuracy and efficiency.
Oversee client revenue targets and forecast/resource accurately
Client Relationship Direction:
Cultivating impeccable client relationships through regular meetings, clear communication, and consistent follow-ups.
Guide and lead our clients to gain long term commitments and project pipelines
Client Satisfaction Oversight:
Identifying potential client satisfaction issues and proactively address them.
Implementing strategies to mitigate any concerns and enhance client trust
- Demonstrable agency experience, preferably within an agency world dealing with world class clients as either a Senior Account Manager looking to move up, or an existing Account Director looking for a new challenge
- Experience in either retail or automotive sector, experiential or production.
- Ability to run complex budgets exceeding £250k
- Ability to guide and manage teams and direct reports
- Able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
- A positive, confident, and determined approach
- A high degree of self-motivation and ambition
- Experience in managing relationships with stakeholders of all levels
- Proficiency in the suite of Microsoft Office products would be desirable
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
What can we offer?
- Attractive salary
- 25 days holiday
- Hybrid working between office in Fulham and home
- Volunteer day each quarter
- Health care
- Company retreat, opportunity to join company ski trip
We pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive work environment where diversity is celebrated and all individuals, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, disability, or background, are welcomed, respected, and empowered to thrive. We are committed to equal opportunity and believe that diverse teams inspire innovation, creativity, and progress.
To apply please send CV and covering email with the subject line "Account Director - application" to firstname.lastname@example.org