Commercial Director - Property
The Job

A Commercial Director is required by The Lead Agency to take 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 Commercial Director of Property, you will bring aspirational thinking and the proactiveness of an entrepreneur. This is a great chance to break into the property sector and mix-up its conventional functioning with a new way of thinking.  You will have full autonomy on developing and delivering a ground-breaking new digital product that has the potential to disrupt multiple facets of the property industry.

You will be expected to a develop a product that delivers unique, sustainable value to consumers within the property industry, and to deliver the product successfully to market, encompassing all facets of the process, including digital marketing and commercial strategy.

We are looking for somebody with drive, passion, tenacity and vision, who is not afraid to take calculated risks.

The Responsibilities

The Commercial Director 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, and build excellent relationships with all stakeholders, 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
  • Build the national and international profile of the business and the TLA brand
The Skills
  • Outstanding management abilities gained in new media organisations
  • Demonstrates a high degree of leadership, motivation, self-direction, and initiative in management activities
  • Expertise in the residential property sector, with experience working with estate-agents, solicitors, surveyors, mortgage brokers and removal companies
  • A robust working knowledge of the Proptech space and its expected evolution and impact on the wider market
  • Experience of developing sales strategies within 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 Company

The Lead Agency is a fast-growing technology business with 16 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 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.

Our headquarters offer one of Liverpool’s best locations to work in – a bright, open plan office on the 13th floor of the Unity Building, offering spectacular panoramic views of our city.

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.

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Position: Commercial Director - Property

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location

Chapel Street, Liverpool (L3 9AG) or Stephen Street, London (W1T 1AN)

Head Office
The Lead Agency, 20 Chapel Street, L3 9AG, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Merseyside
Valid through
31 August 2018
Base Salary
£ 50000 - £ 100000
Date posted
8th August 2018