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Account Director

  • Salary: Up to £46k DOE
  • Sector: Agency
  • Sub-sector: Client Services
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hybrid

job description

We're on the hunt for an Account Director to join one of our coolest clients! They are a creative agency made of people who have worked for brands, and for agencies.

The account director role is a vital one and shapes the ambitions of the agency by growing new and existing client relationships. They work on a 360º mix of everything from BTL, shopper, content, influencer, social, eCRM, and online. Fundamentally this role is to ‘own’ key accounts, ensuring we provide the best strategic and creative output.

The role reports into our Client Services Director, and you will have a close day-to-day relationship with our two founders.

Key activities

  • Being the owner of ‘tier one clients’ and developing strong, profitable relationships
  • Leading the strategic direction of key accounts, anticipating client needs
  • Maintaining operational rigour, including project management and detail
  • Briefing creative teams and ensuring project milestones are met
  • Managing more junior staff and helping them to develop their skills
  • Providing the owners with opinions on ways to improve the agency
  • Keeping up to date with marketplace information, trends and industry news
  • Proactively thinking and acting on ways to develop new and existing business opportunities
  • Working as a team player in the agency getting involved where needed
  • Wider understanding of partner skills – eg: media planning, PR, sponsorship
  • Attending networking events and where relevant, training courses

Skills required

  • Client relationship development, including reaching specific revenue streams
  • Day to day team management and being responsible with their development
  • Being proactive in areas of agency new business and wider development
  • Understanding relevant client businesses, including sector and marketing landscape

In terms of cultural fit, you are naturally confident, self-motivated, and have a positive energy about you. The team is a close-knit bunch that has a lot of fun while working, so want people equally happy to muck in and help the agency continue to grow and produce exceptional work.

We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.

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