Account Director

AF Selection
£40,000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Set in a prime location in Warwickshire, this highly regarded multi-functional agency is seeking an experienced Account Director to join their talented and experienced team.

The role

This is a key appointment within the agency, as you'll play a pivotal part in supporting the Managing Director and shall often have direct contact with their prestigious client base, which are mainly, though not exclusively, within the automotive and retail sectors. As an aspiring or proven Account Director, you'll be leading a team of Account Managers and shall be motivating your team to deliver the utmost level of client service on a day to day basis; but it will be down to you to coordinate the resources that are necessary to service the array of projects the agency works on and you will also take the lead on clients marketing and advertising strategies. It is also expected that you will be able to successfully develop business accounts, be able to deliver projects to an agreed account schedule and budget, and also be able to drive business growth for both the agency and its clients. Engaging with Company Owners, Stakeholders and Senior Managers will also be a prerequisite to the role.

What we're looking for

If you thrive in a high pressured environment and are totally at ease when working in a busy environment which boasts a fast turnaround of work, then you are the exact person our client is looking for! Ideally they would like to meet candidates who have an agency background, have risen through the ranks and have gained some fabulous client handling, project management and leadership skills along the way. Experience of managing automotive brands, dealerships and retail would be the clients first choice and would also be hugely advantageous, although experience in managing consumer brands would go down a treat too! To join this wonderful full-service agency at Account Director level, it is also thought that you will already have professional client relationship skills, will be confident at presenting initiatives and ideas to senior level clients to achieve a buy-in and will have the skills in place to develop and implement strategy. Experience in managing large budget accounts would also be preferential, as you'll sometimes find yourself working on accounts with a surplus of £1 million.

What's on offer?

This agency really are going places, which is why they're expanding and one to keep a beady eye on! Salary wise, our client is looking to offer a salary of around £40,000 but this is of course dependent on your experience. . If this sounds like the role that you have been waiting for, then please send your CV to us via the link. Alternatively, you are welcome to call us on for a confidential chat, just quote reference 1433 and ask for Debra Bullmore-Dunn.

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