Director of Marketing & Comms (Design Agency)

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bens
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Marketing, Comms & PR
Contact NameLucy Simpson

Job description

Marketing & Comms Director (Design Agency)

£80-95k + bens


Experience marketing a design/architectural/interiors agency

Min 10 years experience in marketing

Team management

Our client is a leading architecture and interior design agency with a raft of high profile clients and awards. Clients are boutique hotels and restaurants, retail environments, workspaces, galleries and cultural institutions all over the world.

As the most senior marketing person in the agency, you will be responsible for leading the external and internal reputation of both their London and New York teams, with a direct reporting line into the CEO.

You will be collaborating to create an innovative annual strategy that helps set themselves apart within the design industry. You'll be an integral part of the business, managing the marketing team and collaborating with core teams: Design Operations, Finance, People and Creatives on a day-to-day basis and for longer term strategic goals.

Key responsibilities:

Foster client relationships to create leads to new clients, developing our network

Identify internal and external spokespeople to champion the agency

Liaise with clients and press offices and develop key stakeholder relationships internally and externally

Ensure consistent articulation of the brand - the business is in constant evolution, so managing and revising this will be key

Identify how best to showcase the work to value and demonstrate the level of thinking and quality of creative to potential new clients across website, social, credentials and, when relevant, external PR

Oversees insight metrics including customer intelligence, data, analytics and business reporting that enable measurement and drives actions across the business including brand tracking, resulting in increased reputation and audience engagement

Lead delivery of all internal and external marketing and brand communications that drives impact, engagement and supports revenue

To excel in this role, you need:

Experience leading and managing marketing & communications teams

Direct design agency experience

Experience creating short & long term strategies and budgets, including paid, earned and owned digital strategies

Ability to proactively ideate, plan and execute marketing events at all scales and internationally

Ability to ideate, plan and execute content creation across a variety of mediums

A network of industry contacts - press, opinion formers, creatives, film, photography

Benefits include generous holiday allowance, flexible start/finish times, Bupa healthcare, access to Bupa dental plan, Headspace app, Life Assurance, Income Protection, enhanced pension contribution, train season ticket loan,

free breakfast and more.

Minimum 3 days in the office (Monday and Wed being anchor days)

Part time could be considered.

If you would like a confidential chat about this role or your next career move, then please get in contact with me: or connect via LinkedIn: Lucy Simpson.

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