Retail Media Account Director

  • £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • London
  • Permanent

Retail Media Director - Agency / Food Brand - £55,000 - £65,000

The company

Global Network Agency based in London, serves as the central team supporting their 250 offices across 95 countries, with a workforce of over 8,000. Their team specialise in communications planning, digital innovation, and client leadership, collaborating seamlessly to support industry leaders.

Flexible working policy: 3 days per week in the office. 6 weeks work from anywhere in the world per year.

The Role:

  • Primary focus on renowned & leading market Food Brand with whom the agency has a long-standing relationship, but retail media is new. Looking to expand product range and market presence. They have a great relationship with the team, good communication, and are ambitious, driving learning and test & learn etc.
  • The client works with the Agency across all channels. You would be regularly interacting with the Central Digital Media Lead - driving the conversations for Retail Media, you will build an integrated strategy, advise on best practice, technology & infrastructure
  • Spotting interesting trends in the market, have constant communications with the markets & retailers, driving QBR's, being main POC for the client etc.
  • This role is not hands on, but previous experience is beneficial for you to understand those technical conversations with specialists etc.
  • European scope covering six markets including the UK and emerging markets such as Spain, Italy, and Germany.
  • No immediate management responsibilities (might be 1 person currently), but potential for growth depending on client scope and account expansion - they have a top down approach, hiring senior members first & building teams underneath.


  • Client service-oriented with a strategic mindset and ability to articulate and implement effective media plans, within Retail Media.
  • Strong communication, relationship building & governance skills, to implement best practice & drive Retail Media forwards
  • Advocating for the client's needs and driving conversations around retail strategies.
  • Experience in Retail Media advantageous, particularly in setting up effective structures and communication channels.
  • Knowledge of the EU digital media landscape is beneficial, especially in areas like paid social, social commerce, and paid search.
  • Experience with retail media and understanding of third-party sellers like Tesco and Carrefour is valuable, in addition to Criteo, Citrus, Amazon.
  • Someone with cross-market experience - understands the different nuances across the EU markets
  • Commercially minded - passionate to learn & grow new areas, always looking for new opportunities to grow areas etc.
  • Appetite to build things & make this happen. Proactive and initiative-driven
  • Emphasis on learning and adapting to new challenges and opportunities.

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Ellie Palmer - Managing Consultant

Sphere Digital Recruitment currently have a variety of job opportunities across digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.

Sphere Digital Recruitment currently have a variety of job opportunities across digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. Please take a look at our website.

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Ellie Palmer Managing Consultant

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