ACCOUNT DIRECTOR | Technology

Recruiter
Carter Ferris
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£45 - 55,000+
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To any aspiring Account Director, this will be music to your ears! This internationally focused agency is looking for an Account Director to take the reins on a number of global technology clients with a particular emphasis on IT security. This is the fastest growing team in the agency with a worthy reputation beyond these shores and so you would be working closely with their US offices as well as across EMEA and European territories.

This agency has earned a fantastic reputation of blending creativity and compelling messaging with big name b2b technology businesses. They cap this with standout benefits on top of a competitive salary including generous holiday allowance, health, dental and optical care, opportunities to work abroad, ride to work scheme, great social events, bespoke training packages and company pension to name a few. For them, the technology PR world is moving apace and now is the time to jump on their band wagon and reap the rewards.

The Role:

  • Drive the strategic and creative planning process and be the front line for all client handling and campaign management
  • Provide strategic counsel to clients and build a close relationship with all senior personnel
  • Build and maintain media relationships and key stakeholders
  • Drive the social media and digital planning
  • Oversee the management of client events, conferences, seminars, press trips etc
  • Manage and motivate account team and support development
  • Support the generation of new business as well as grow organically existing business
  • Manage budgets
  • Audit and evaluate campaigns and ensure servicing is on budget

Skills:

  • Ability to develop well-thought through campaigns to meet the client’s objectives
  • Head up and motivate the team as well as being a team player
  • Demonstrate a good grasp of the technology industry and specifically IT security would be useful
  • Strategic thinker able to look at the bigger picture
  • Strong written and presentation skills
  • Ability to drive the planning and execution of the social media campaigns
  • Have a thorough understanding for the digital and social media platforms
  • Able to offer senior client counsel and manage Board level client relations
  • Create new business and organic growth opportunities
  • Offer industry insight and expertise
  • Strong creative skills (able to run brainstorms)
  • Demonstrate good media contacts across the industry

To apply for this role send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting CF0458