Account Director - integrated agency/ public sector

Recruiter
Major Players
Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Agency
This is an integrated creative agency with a focus on social purpose and behavioural change.

The Role
I'm looking for an established integrated Account Director to work across some of the agency's key clients.

Your role will be to develop and maintain long term client relationships by working in close collaboration - fostering trust and building credibility with key clients.

You'll oversee advertising led campaigns delivered through all comms channels. You will lead the day-to-day relationship and help drive creativity through a passion for doing great work.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities
- You bring experience, knowledge and imagination to share with the agency, and are encouraged to contribute and capture ideas, and encourage your team to do the same.
- You're willing to roll your sleeves up and muck in, developing a positive and collaborative relationship with all departments
- You are able to run your campaigns profitably and deliver the highest levels of client service, strategic output and creative work, building effective relationships with key stakeholders as you go.
- Your depth of understanding of your client's business enables you to frame strategic solutions to their business issues.
- You take responsibility for meeting individual commercial targets and lead the team in the achievement of team targets.
- You assist the Business Director in the delivery of annual business development plans to deliver against targets, driving income and profitability.
- Providing the stimulus and lead in the discussion to generate great creative work, you work collaboratively with your creative colleagues to deliver work that meets, if not exceeds, client expectations and can present and defend work confidently.

Experience and Skills:
- The right candidate will have experience of social marketing campaigns, with a focus on below-the-line community awareness activity. The candidate should also have experience in management and creative skills and the ability to build strong relationships.
* Creative: You have the experience to assess whether creative work is on strategy, on brand and on brief. You will have integrated channel experience as well as a passion for doing great work.
- Experience in partnership marketing would be a real advantage
* Communication skills: You excel in all types of communication and at all levels with clients and internally. Demonstrates gravitas by commanding meetings, taking control and reassuring. Has a clear, accurate and concise written style across emails, and written communication; is capable of creating and delivering client presentations with confidence, clarity and conviction.
* Management: Developing active listening and coaching skills to help develop more junior team members. Gives regular meaningful feedback and understands how to motivate their teams.
* Organisation: Able to manage time efficiently and prioritise work effectively, delegating where appropriate, and finding solutions when issues arise.

Benefits package
Great benefits including free breakfast, medical insurance and a cultural allowance.