David Thatcher Recruitment Ltd

David Thatcher Recruitment is a consultancy specialising in recruitment for the creative industries covering permanent and freelance in account management, planning, creative and production.

Our client base is broad and covers all agency types - above-the-line, integrated, direct marketing, sales promotion, digital, design and experiential. We pride ourselves on our real understanding and first hand experience of the creative industries – all our consultants have previously worked in a variety of agencies.

Our experience and our ability to spot a great CV means that we aren’t in the numbers game – CVs are not fired out indiscriminately. We don’t waste your time and offer a targeted, professional and personal service to both clients and candidates alike which leads to quick and efficient placements.

So call us today whether you need a new job or are looking for new talent.

Latest Jobs...

Paid Media Executive

Digital Executive - to £26.5k

My client is an integrated agency just off the M40 and they are looking for a paid media executive to join there growing digital offering.

This role requires the individual to work on a variety of paid media campaigns using various social platforms including: Facebook, Google AdWords, Twitter, Snap Chat and Instagram.

Along with the creation of bespoke campaigns, the Digital Executive will assist with setting up batch campaigns and ensuring the team have all the relevant information they need from the account handlers. Also making sure each batch has been quality checked and is running to its full potential based on the KPIs given at briefing stages. The Digital Executive (with line manager support) will begin to attend planning meetings with the account teams to own a project from the beginning and will suggest improvements on performance along the way.

Expectations of a Digital Executive include:

  • Set up and manage paid media campaigns
  • Assist in setting up batch campaigns using Facebook, Google Adwords and our technology partners
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    Paid Media Manager

    Paid Media Manager - to £32

    My client is an integrated agency based on the Bccks / Berks Borders and they are looking for a Paid Media Manager

    The Paid Media Manager is responsible for all ad trafficking for our clients as well as strategy, planning and reporting. We want you to be excited about all digital marketing channels and the drive and inclination to remain at the forefront of this ever-expanding industry. Ensuring best practice marketing techniques are at the heart of everything you do

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    Account Director - B2B - London

    My client is a networked B2B agency in London and they are looking for an Account Director to work across some major B2B brands.  

    They are a fast growing team (currently 20) with an exciting range of clients in the tech, engineering and Financial Service space. They are growing their b2b remit beyond advertising and looking for an ambitious, experienced B2B player to join the team as an Account Director to work on some of our key accounts.


    • You are an experienced B2B Account Director, looking for a new challenge with excellent opportunities to further your career path in a fast growing, big brand agency.
    • You have expertise in campaign planning that have delivered over and above clients objectives.
    • You understand the b2b landscape – lead generation, nurture, sales enablement, customer onboarding and partner marketing.
    • Your belief that ‘nothing is impossible’ is infectious and you use your knowledge and experience to make the impossible a reality wherever you go


    • Ensure the agency's creative, planning and digital teams consistently deliver best in class big ideas and strategic, digital first thinking
    • Identify upcoming opportunities and conflicts for your clients and the business.
    • Serve as the primary contact with the client on all areas of work
    • Lead and connect all key agency partners involved in campaigns to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
    • Provide ongoing education and insight into the ever changing b2b landscape; ensure that the latest thinking is applied to our strategic and creative outputs
    • Guard brand equity, agency reputation and credibility
    • Collaborate with producers, creative, project managers and planners to deliver outstanding work for our clients
    • Be an inspiring leader to those who work for you, setting the example of what it takes to be a brilliant account director



    • Being motivated, tenacious and ambitious
    • A hunger to make brilliant work that will define your career
    • Excellent communication, presentation and management skills: an ability to convince and influence others effectively, proactive in handling complex situations, negotiations and problems
    • Strong client-facing skills and proven experience of building and maintaining partnerships
    • Knowledge of procurement, b2b marketing sector standards and best-practices
    • Able to prioritise, communicate and delegate to the wider team
    • Motivate and inspire the team around you to bring their best
    • Handle stressful situations and deadlines calmly and without flapping
    • Experience in team training and education, supporting collaboration and good teamwork skills




    • We want you to be the best you can possibly be and you have the whole agency’s support
    • Clear KPIs, achievable goals and regular appraisals
    • Bespoke training and development courses
    • Working alongside and learning from the best talent in the industry

    You will already have experience as an Account Director, running a team, leading the startegy on the account and delivering campaigns across the communications spectrum.

    This is a great opportunity as the agency is on an upward curve so exciting times ahead.

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