Senior Account Director - SAD Agency Side

1st Step Recruitment Limited
City of London, London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

1st Step Solutions are working exclusively on behalf of a dynamic, progressive next generation Media Agency.

Due to rapid growth, we are recruiting a Senior Account Director to join their team in London (nr Barbican)

This role will see you working closely with a team dedicated to their clients' media campaigns, defining strategies built to deliver KPI's.

This is fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their digital media career, specifically within the wider and progressive world of programmatic media.

In return our client offer an exceptional working environment, work/life balance and even WFH days!

Key Responsibilities

· Managing senior client relationships

· Meeting with clients to present the latest reports and opportunities

· Creating and inputting client strategy and building associated presentations

· Creating media plans across all channels

· Agreeing and shaping performance goals around KPIs

· Analysing results, and delivering actionable insights to client teams

· Reviewing and implementing strategic changes to media campaigns

· Management of media buying and processing accurately

· Reviewing and analysing data and creating client recommendations

· Working closely with the team to develop on-going presentation materials and proposals

· Researching clients and media for pitches and presentations

· Leading the support and training of other members of junior members of the team



· Direct client account management experience

· Experience in presentation to senior stakeholders within a business

· Creation of full media strategies for clients

· Full experience in digital media, including programmatic

· Strong IT skills, especially in Excel and PowerPoint, with a willingness to learn other packages as necessary

· Excellent communicator, able to speak with a range of contacts across the business

· Understanding of client-side challenges and processes

· Skilled in presenting to and working with clients, across a range of business functions


· Fluent written and spoken English

· Highly numerate

· Analytical thinker

· Highly organised and able to deliver multiple projects and deadlines in a timely and accurate manner

· Willingness and ability to learn new skills

· Forward thinking with a thirst for knowledge

· Excellent attention to detail

· Flexible approach and ability to meet challenging timelines

Experience & Knowledge

· 5+ year's experience in an agency/media owner/tech environment at a senior, strategic level

· Excellent digital understanding across all paid channels including programmatic, direct display, PPC, social and mobile