Design Director (Shopper Activation)

Job title : Design Director (Shopper Activation)
Location : Birmingham
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £competitive
Contact : Anna Smith
Reference : AS-5732

Are you an agency Senior Graphic Designer with a portfolio full of shopper activation projects? Are you ready for a change or a step up? We want to offer you an opportunity that provides job security, a clear career path, and the chance to nurture and develop one key account and its various brands. What's not to love about that! The role comes with a competitive salary, depending on experience, and whilst the agency is based in Birmingham, they can look at part remote, with a day on client site near London. So, if you like a bit of variety in your week, then this could suit you really well.

Our client is a leading FMCG creative agency, that houses a highly talented team who really know their stuff when it comes to brand strategy, brand comms and shopper marketing. The various creative teams look after their own clients, with the Associate and Creative Directors looking after a group of accounts. In the role of Design Director, you will look after a key account and its various brands. There is a clear career path in front of a Design Director, so if you want to grow and grow, then this client can offer just that. They are based in Birmingham, with client offices across the UK and internationally. The Design Director role is empowered to spend time on the client site.

The Role

We are looking to find a candidate who can bring their wealth of shopper and activation experience to a team of 6 Designers and one client. You will spend your time taking the design lead across various brands, within one company. It's a shopper activation account, employing omnichannel communication strategies to engage consumers in both the digital and physical environment. You will develop a great relationship with your client, and direct the design across your design team of 6. You will also support the creative direction of the account, working with your client to push boundaries and do new things! It's not a hands-on design role, but all your design experience will bring a ton of value to the success of the team.

About You

  • You will bring with you a solid agency background and significant time spent in shopper activation

  • You consider yourself charming, persuasive, influential and a passionate creative

  • You will have people management experience, and love developing others

  • You love keeping on top of trends and pushing boundaries

  • Your portfolio will contain plenty of activation work, both on and offline

If this is talking to you, please send your CV and portfolio (if it's not up to date, don't worry - we can work on that!), to us asap.