Elle John

Account Director

  • LocationUnited Kingdom



  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Businesses Development
  • Presenting
  • Account Management
  • Client Services
  • Pitching
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management

Work history


Account Director

Glock London

Jan 2014
  • Accounts : REVLON, Veuve Clicquot, Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Ruinart, Krug, Bacardi Group, Burt’s Bees -Lead and manage teams of up to 20 designers/project managers and up to 15 globally situated clients and multiple suppliers/production houses at any given time. -Solely responsible for the successful running, growth and efficiency of all these accounts. -Account lead on Global Travel Retail activations, packaging, on-trade activations, experiential, retail, social media, 360 campaigns, and film projects - managing all costs, timings, presentations, internal teams, and final deliverables. -New business - successfully lead, wrote, presented and won seven creative pitches. -Responsible for hiring the account and production department.


Account Director

Publicis, London

Nov 2012 - Jan 2014
  • Accounts : VF Corporation (Kipling), Oral B, SCA -Orchestrated the management of multiple global print, TV and experiential campaigns, as the core contact for all internal teams and clients, involved from brief to production, to research, to final delivery. -Lead winning pitch team for the acquisition of Kipling - one of the two wins for Publicis that year.


Short Term Contract Brand Consultancy

Grace Belgravia, London

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012
  • -Responsible for new company branding and positioning along with the production of all print and digital marketing collateral working with agencies, illustrators, designers, architects, all founding partners. -Key contact for all affiliated partners of this start up [Emilia Wickstead, The Arts Club, Luxury Briefing].


Account Director

Ogivly Mather, Shangahi, China

Jun 2011 - Jan 2012
  • Accounts : LEE Jeans, REVLON, LVMH DFS Galleria -Prepared and managed client, agency creative and strategic briefs from conception to final delivery. -Handled account and production budgets for photoshoots and PR, working closely with external suppliers. -High involvement with PR department to ensure tight and consistent brand management control.


Account Manager & Director

DLKW Lowe, London

Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
  • Accounts : Unilever -Implemented original and adapted creative TV and print campaigns with global teams, for global markets. -Executed large strategic Brand Communication Ideas [global research and subsequent creative campaigns] alongside Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Creative Director.


Account Manager

Percival Design Agency, London

Jan 2008 - Jan 2010
  • Accounts: The Ritz Hotel, The Dorchester Collection, Savills, AMEX, Unilever -Worked side-by-side the CEO and Creative Director on all projects, managing accounts, internal teams, client relationships and the production of photoshoots, translations, print and press productions.


Account Executive & Manager

M&C Saatchi, London

Apr 2006 - Jan 2008
  • Accounts: ITV, Abercrombie & Kent, Lucozade, Links of London -Graduate Training Scheme, managed the production of press, poster, DM, online, radio, PR and corporate identity development.



International Management with Spanish

University of Bath

Aug 2002 - Jun 2006
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