Marketing Agency Account Director

Recruiter
d-4digital
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Director
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client has an ever expanding Client Services team and they are looking for an experienced marketer and account handler to work alongside the Agency Director.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Agency Director you will be responsible for the following:

  • A portfolio of clients ranging across different industries
  • Management of Client Managers and Client Executives who will support you in your role
  • Taking the strategic lead for your client portfolio
  • Working with the various relevant departments to create a marketing strategy that is based on evidence and insight
  • Working with the Client Managers and Client Executives to implement the strategy
  • Ensuring the strategy is on track, delivering results and meeting the objectives through regular measurement, review and refinement
  • Hitting KPIs around client retention, existing client growth and results delivered for your clients
  • Ensuring all processes from brief to delivery, are carried out to a consistently high standard
  • Ensuring that strategies are delivered on time and to budget
  • Attending client meetings and supporting the new business team in pitches when required

The Person:

The ideal candidate would be someone who has a strong commercial awareness and is a good team player. You need to thrive on delivering results for your clients regardless of their size or industry sector. And have the ability to keep calm under pressure in order to consistently deliver a high standard of work.

You will also be expected to have high levels of:

  • Strategic skills
  • Presenting skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Creative thinking

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 years agency experience (some/all of which to include B2B clients)
  • Proven track record of delivering strategies across the entire marketing mix (including Inbound)
  • Experienced and confident in presenting to clients
  • Marketing degree and/or CIM equivalent qualification
  • Experience with managing teams

There is currently one position open for an Account Director, the location of the role is flexible - the successful candidate could work from either the Central London office or the Leamington Spa office, either way you would need to be able to travel between the two offices and client offices when required.