New Job | Client Lead (Associate Director), Alcohol and Travel

Job Title: Client Lead (Associate Director), Alcohol and Travel

Work Location: London

Salary: On request

Report: Managing Director, London

Whalar is ‘liberating the creative voice’ by connecting brands to creators with influence who produce and share exceptional content at scale. You might have seen some of our work with brands such as Diageo, Apple Music, Bang & Olufsen, Baileys, Nespresso, Magnum and Dubai Tourism. We’re a partner of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, and are setting new benchmarks in the influencer marketing space.

Whalar is seeking a Client Lead across Alcohol and Travel. In this Director role, you will be responsible for building long-term, strategic relationships, driving repeat business and becoming a trusted advisor to your clients. Working alongside the Head of Operations, you will ensure smooth delivery of projects and that KPIS are met.


  • Oversee all business in the Alcohol and Travel pod ensuring the clients are getting the best possible experience when working with Whalar

  • Continually grow accounts and strive to build long-term partnerships

  • Advising on strategy and creative execution for the campaigns

  • Advising on campaign spend and KPIs

  • Collaborating with the Client Execs in sourcing and engagement of influencers for campaigns

  • Being the gatekeeper of all content that comes through, ensuring it’s on brief and of high enough quality

  • Preparation of campaign performance reports and case studies

  • Financial accountability for each campaign

  • Always thinking about ways to improve the client relationship, up-sell and find new ways of working together

New business

  • Collaborating with the Commercial Lead to win new business

  • Inputting with industry insights and learnings from similar clients

  • Coming up with applicable strategies and creative ideas if requested by the client

  • Assisting the Commercial Lead in pitching and at industry events, client workshops etc


An inherent interest in the advertising industry, with a desire to keep up to date with news and trends and proliferate these to the wider team on a regular basis.

General office admin as required

Your Skillset:

  • No less than 5 years of client facing experience

  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a can-do attitude

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work independently, pro-actively seek assignments, prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proficiency in Google Apps, Word, Excel and PowerPoint/Keynote

  • An avid user of Social media, particularly Instagram


  • Bonus scheme

  • Pension

  • Health Care

  • Unlimited Holiday

  • Training

If this sounds like something you might be interested in, contact me (Emma Harman) through LinkedIn or send an email with your CV to