B2B Trailblazer needed
Fifth Ring is Scotland’s most successful B2B marketing communications agency. Since opening in Aberdeen 21 years ago, we’ve established offices in the Middle East and America.More recently we’ve ventured into Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, but our next major growth plan is closer to home. We are an established force in the North East, working with high-profile energy giants, and we plan to emulate this success in Scotland’s Central Belt. As a board member of BBN, a 21-agency network, our integrated communications span the globe and it’s time to bring this worldwide offer to the heart of Scotland.
Responding to client demand, we need a trailblazing, business winning Account Director to be based in the Central Belt. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in an expanding business. You will work with Fifth Ring and our close partners IAS B2B on high profile and global B2B accounts. Working for an international business, travel will be a part of the job and regular trips to our headquarters in Aberdeen will be essential.
You will be an excellent communicator with perfect presentation skills and the ability to understand and sell creative ideas and marketing strategy. Understanding all aspects of integrated marketing communications, you’ll be adept at explaining the benefits of an integrated offering. Liaising between client and agency, you will identify customer needs and translate them into creative briefs for mixed disciplines within Fifth Ring. Management skills will be key, as you will have to orchestrate international campaigns and proposals involving multi-agency teams.Knowledge of B2B marketing is essential and you will ideally understand the process that transformsbusiness strategy and planning into brands and marketing communications. Previous involvement with company finances would be beneficial, as you will manage complex inter-agency budgets.
Your education will be to a degree level, but more importantly, you will have a minimum 5 years involvement in the marketing/communications industry. Previous work with a fully integrated agency is desirable.