Account Director

£55,000 | Manchester | Permanent
Posted 1 year ago

An account leader. Contagiously enthusiastic. Eager to challenge the status quo.

This agency provides their accounts with an alternative approach to traditional marketing. Offering a truly unique service to help brands flourish, in a way which is different yet entertaining; and they seek an Account Director.

We’d like to meet someone with a burning passion for alternative directions, impatience with the norm across marketing and an eagerness to invent. Someone to comfortably take the reins, interpret the client’s needs and provide them with creative solutions, beyond their own conception.

Managing budgets of £750,000 - £1,500,000 we’re looking for someone with a great deal of experience, to maintain the client/agency relationship. Leading the strategy, creative & technology teams towards one common goal. Whilst immersing yourself in agency culture, asserting yourself elegantly when a firmer guiding hand is called for.

25 days Holiday
Pension Scheme
Life Assurance & Gross income protection
Free Gym & Personal trainer
Friday Bar
Childcare Vouchers
Train Ticket Loan
Ride to work scheme
Life & Private medical insurance

Personal Particulars:
Digitally Aware - Understanding of new technologies and best digital marketing practices, across web build, search & outreach.

Strategic Minded - Shows an awareness and insight into the key issues our clients look to overcome. With an ability to use this to lead the wider agency towards a common strategic direction for clients.

Client Focussed - Empathetic towards client needs, with the ability can translate these clearly across internal teams. Ensuring clients see continued ROI, making clear recommendations for optimisation.

Team Player & Leader - With an infectious enthusiasm to work in collaboration across all teams within the agency. Able to assert themselves elegantly when a firmer hand is needed.

A Natural Mentor - An innate ability to recognise potential. Someone driven to nurture and grow that talent when recognised. Ensuring the agency culture is maintained, ensuring no glass ceiling exists.

Ability to negotiate - Strong negotiation skills with clients. With an ability to protect the agency’s interests whilst ensuring positive outcomes.

• 5 Years’ experience directly managing a team of people.
• A minimum of 5 years of client service and strategic planning in a digital environment.
• An ability to motivate and support within their teams and across departments excellent presentation and communication skills.
• Experience working with clients to develop roadmaps, project scope and negotiating costs.
• The ability to manage and set client expectations.
• Knowledge of enterprise digital platforms.
• A personality that can bring every Monday morning meeting to life.
• Ability to stay calm under pressure.

Thanks & Good luck

For more information about this role, please contact:

Jay Compson
0161 237 0025

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