Consumer Insight Director

£38k - 45k per year + bonus, benefits
26 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Kate Drury
Experience Level
Consultancy, FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Consumer Insight Director

Are you a driven Category or Client Manager who is known as the expert in your categories? Do your colleagues clearly recognise that you clearly contribute to the current strong performance of your team? Do pride yourself on the client relationships you have built? 

Job Purpose:

A fantastic opportunity has opened for an ambitious individual to join the fast growing FMCG team at a leading agency as a Consumer Insight Director responsible for a solid team and an exciting range of clients with huge opportunity for development.

This range of clients means that the role is all about variety, allowing you to apply and develop a wide range of skills whilst giving you the autonomy to run your own team and shape the growth of the client base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Client Managers, Client Executives and Category Graduates in the servicing a range of accounts.
  • Take responsibility for the management and strategic development of a great range of clients
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with your key contacts and advance the network and impact of the business.
  • Own the commercial performance of your portfolio including contract negotiations, key proposals, identifying opportunities and commercial planning across your client base.
  • Personal involvement in and responsibility for insight delivery and ensuring team add value to information delivered to our clients
  • Working closely with other areas across the business including New Business, Usage and Expert Solutions teams

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to draw actionable conclusions from complex data sets and a passion to understand the consumer
  • Ability to challenge client briefs to ascertain real business issues and make sure approach is the most appropriate
  • Confident communication and presentation skills
  • A commercial mind – the ability to identify business opportunities and propose solutions.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the willingness and ability to work within a small, dedicated team
  • Strong account management and relationship building skills with the energy, enthusiasm and desire to succeed
  • A self-starter, who is highly organised with good work ethics and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate about the brand and future of the business

*You must have UK FMCG experience, and have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship*

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