Associate Director

Founded by the team who redefined the way British politics used digital, Edmonds Elder works with an exciting range of organisations – from disruptive tech startups to established FTSE 100 companies – to transform how digital is used to drive real results.

We are a team of digital consultants and creatives that bring together digital strategy, content creation and campaign execution to offer our clients an end-to-end service – and that blends the strategic thinking of a consultancy with the creative execution and agility of an agency.

We’re passionate about the work we do. Our team includes people from political, advertising, agency, charity and creative backgrounds – and we’re growing quickly.

We’re currently looking for an Associate Director with over 8 years’ experience and expertise in two or more of the following areas:

-Digital Strategy
-Content Creation
-Paid Campaign Execution

We’re committed to building a unique senior-level team with wide-ranging experience, and this has been key to our success. We therefore welcome people from a variety of backgrounds and with different sector experiences.

Responsibilities:

-Client account management and leading client account teams
-Providing high-level consultancy to clients, including senior business leaders
-Developing and delivering insight-led digital strategies to drive measurable results for clients
-Developing and overseeing the execution and proactive ongoing optimisation of paid digital campaigns
-Driving accounts forward and identifying organic growth opportunities
-Managing client budgets and invoicing
-Presenting proposals, reports and creative ideas to clients and stakeholders
-Working closely with the Head of Creative to develop creative concepts for digital strategies / campaigns
-Developing content ideas, copywriting and overseeing delivery of creative assets, including video, images and animations, as well as creating
-Helping to win new clients – writing proposals and some pitching
-Line management and mentoring of junior members of staff
-Contributing to an efficient and exciting working environment

Requirements:

-8+ years in a digital role
-Significant experience of leading client account teams and building relationships with senior members of client teams
-Highly strategic approach to digital communications, using analytics, insight and experience to inform approach
-Strong experience in developing and implementing multi-channel digital strategies or campaigns
-Experience of planning, managing and executing targeted paid media campaigns
-Strong judge of creative output, able to develop and advise on different digital formats and executions
-Strong written skills, including for reports, presentations, new business pitches and creative content
-Deep understanding of the digital landscape and digital best practice
-Able to communicate confidently with clients in written and verbal formats
-Able to manage and prioritise a demanding client portfolio
-Experience in managing a team and / or more junior members of staff
-Commercially minded for both our clients and for Edmonds Elder
-Supporting Directors to develop working processes and culture

To apply, please send your CV and any other relevant information to jobs@edmondselder.com – we look forward to hearing from you soon!