Commercial director – property

The company

The Lead Agency is a fast-growing technology business with 15 years’ experience in lead generation and customer acquisition. We are a trusted growth partner to some of the world’s biggest and most ambitious organisations.

We connect consumers to products and services that fulfil their needs, help organisations to find and acquire new customers and enable publishers to monetise their audiences.

We are a thriving company with over 100+ specialists located across our Liverpool HQ, London and New York offices.

The Lead Agency is made up of talented, creative and determined people.  We seek ambitious forward thinkers who are equally passionate and driven for career success.

The job

You will be joining The Lead Agency and taking responsibility for the growth and development of our new Property vertical. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated leader to take charge of a ‘start-up’ business harnessing the support and expertise of the wider company.

As the Head of Property, you will bring aspirational thinking and the proactiveness of an entrepreneur. This is a great chance to break in to the property sector and mix-up its conventional functioning with a new way of thinking and customer interaction.  You will have full autonomy on developing and delivering the commercial strategy that has the potential to cut across many facets of the property industry.

Identify gaps the competition fails to see and transform the market with a game changing concept are key along with the ability to stay ahead of the chasing pack with innovation.

Bring our new proposition into the market so that we can deliver distinctive value to our users, but do it so much better to create disruption in that market place.

To be a success in today’s evolving world you really need to not be afraid to take a risk. To have drive, passion, tenacity and vision, and never deviated away from the true core of our model.

We want to be the first port of call for all home owners looking to move, a true market leader and a reference site.

The responsibilities

The Head of Property will be an exceptional leader with a self-starting attitude and will be expected to:

  • Drive the volume and quality of the vertical across all media channels using the highest level of innovation, integration and effectiveness.
  • Keep a tight rein on cost control
  • Keep a close eye on performance and accountabilities
  • Assist with Financial and performance reporting
  • Have the overall responsibility for reaching financial targets and ensuring profitability against business targets
  • Be the go-to person on product development, build excellent relationships with all stake holders, directors and senior management.
  • Build strong effective and advisory relationships with our key partners
  • Take the lead in pitches for new business as and when required securing additional revenue streams into the business
  • Alongside the other vertical MD’s build the national profile of the business and the TLA brand

The skills & ideal candidate

  • Outstanding management abilities gained in new media organisations
  • Demonstrates a high degree of leadership, motivation, self-direction, and initiative in management activities
  • Knowledge of the estate agent industry will be an advantage as will experience of dealing with Solicitors, surveyors, mortgage brokers and removal companies.
  • Experience of developing sales strategies within cutting edge disruptor media companies
  • Experience of operational improvement and structuring an SME
  • Commercially focused with knowledge of property sales and large estate agency chains
  • Familiarity with sourcing FCA compliant online media campaigns

The culture

The Lead Agency is a fast-moving and creative company that believes that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.

We value ambition and persistence, and we encourage each other to drive progress through continual improvement and innovation. We’re working on exciting projects with the potential to transform our industry and allow us to expand both in the UK and internationally.

Balance is important to us, which is why we offer flexible working hours, free personal training and squash games, subsidised gym membership… and a free office bar every Friday! In addition, we have regular nights out and charity events throughout the calendar.

The application

The Lead Agency appreciates the time you’ve taken to consider the details and we welcome your application.

To begin your application please send your CV or LinkedIn profile to or call +44 (0)151 221 9889 to discuss the role.

Alternatively, apply below.