Senior Account Director

Recruiter
Major Players
Location
London
Salary
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - £60-65k - SUBSCRIPTION MARKETING/ CRM - BIG FOOTBALL CLIENT - APP PLATFORM

YOU MUST LOVE ALL THINGS FOOTBALL!

Amazing opportunity for a Senior Account Director to join a medium size Integrated agency in Central London. They are pitching and winning an incredible amount of work at the moment! A very exciting time to be coming on board!!

You will be working across a brand new pitch win for the agency which is a start up Football company, you will be on-boarding and leading the account and relationship for the agency and client and will really be growing this area of the business! You will ideally have worked across subscription marketing and CRM on a large scale previously and understand how to maintain and grow consumer engagement.

You will be a solid SAD that has been in charge of managing teams and really have the passion and confidence to drive accounts and grow them!

DRIVING ENGAGEMENT through CONTENT!

Ideally you will have experience working across Digital, CRM, e-CRM, DM, Print, OOH, Press, Social, Radio and Online Content.

Lots of room for progression, great culture and growing client list! ALSO excellent location!

Client Service

* Have an intimate understanding of your client business and their marketplace, building a collaborative relationship with your clients on the back of this
* Own your client business and develop great relationships with all client personnel, understanding their objectives, challenges and preferences
* Lead and own the interrogation of the client briefs. Fully understand the strategy and insight and lead the creative process of delivery, ensuring realisation of the strategic intent. Drive the creative brief, inspiring the creative teams with your intimate knowledge of the client business and market.
* Use your team and delivery of great work, to expand and strengthen relationships with all key clients, and use those relationships to leverage further business opportunities off the back of your daily interaction.
* Be vigilant about how we help our client's business, gatekeeping our service delivery, identifying risks and threats, dealing with these effectively and impressively in client eyes.
* Be the guardian of our delivery, only allowing the best work to get to our clients, demonstrating agency quality and value
* Instil trust in your clients, filling them with confidence in you and your team so that they come to rely upon the agency as an indipsenible partner.

Business Management

* Financially, own and deliver project income forecast for your clients, communicating risk and opportunity quickly and proactively to agency colleagues.
* Ensure your team members are trained and work effectively to maximise revenue and especially profitability.
* Manage cost negotiations with clients on all projects to ensure agency profitability, and clear client understanding of agency value for money.
* Input into forecast for resourcing requirements in the short and medium term and manage the available agency resources in the most efficient way. Additionally take responsibility for your team commitment to workflow planning, ensuring creative and studio resources are utilised efficiently and effectively.

People

* Lead your team, developing and adapting your management style to bring out the best in others, including your team relationships with other teams in the agency
* Inspire your team, overtly and by example, in being indispensable to our clients. Show them how to do this, and the results they should seek
* Work closely with team members on a day-to-day basis, coaching them to develop their skills, and establishing yourself as a guide and mentor
* Engender a sense of team working across the agency, especially with creative and finance colleagues
* Actively lead your team, communicating direction and expectations for their client service delivery and their internal agency management.
* Manage upwards effectively, ensuring the GAD and CSD are fully up to speed on all client engagements, seeking their involvement where required, and inspiring them with confidence in your leadership.

Key Experience Required:
* Have dynamic leadership, management and team building skills
* Experience in innovative thinking across integrated campaigns
* Managerial experience of a minimum of 2 team members