Account Director

Recruiter
Agenda Digital & Creative
Location
Letchworth Garden City
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Account Director

VAC REF: VAC-18237

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: Up to £60,000

LOCATION: North Hertfordshire

This progressive creative agency was established in 2000; currently they seek a driven and determined professional to join their united team in an Account Director role. This business has been providing their clients with the best creative, print, digital and project management solutions out of their unique and open studio environment in North Hertfordshire.

Business Specialties include: Brand Communication, Customer Marketing, Digital, Food Service Support, Merchandising, Packaging, Point of Sale, Print and Sales Promotion.

This creative agency has worked across a wide range of multinational clients across a variety of industries from FMCG to pharmaceuticals and through to SMEs and charitable organisations.

THE ROLE: Account Director

  • Working closely with the Owner / Managing Director to deliver short, medium and long-term business growth
  • Reviewing current client base and identifying opportunities for organic growth with existing / dormant clients
  • Developing a strategy that the whole company will buy into, that creates new business opportunities outside of our exciting client base - the strategy must deliver short term, medium term and long-term business growth
  • Maximising client revenue streams and supporting new business as needed
  • Build and develop relationships with potential clients in and out of businesses comfort zone
  • Leading and developing the Accounts Team to work as effectively as possible, building moral and job satisfaction
  • Cultivating new accounts with support from the Accounts Team and evolve team as required
  • Offer the business opportunities to display at market leading networking events
  • Liaise with the creative team in order to ensure delivery of projects on time and within budget
  • Work closely with management in order to grow and maintain profitability within the targeted areas
  • Present weekly sales updates to the management team, showing growth and projected numbers
  • Plan, execute and follow up on sales trips in order to grow and maintain the existing customer base

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Account Director

  • Ambitious professional
  • Client facing at Director Level
  • Experience in the creative industry
  • Understanding of agency and client relationships
  • Previous sales / account management experience essential with documented positive consistent sales figures
  • Knowledge of creative industry specifically: Brand Communication, Customer Marketing, Digital, Packaging, Point of Sale, Print, Sales Promotion
  • Proven track record in growth and maintenance of client database
  • Ability to work well on their own as well as in a team
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft and Mac
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Valid passport

This is a superb opportunity with a brilliant client of Agenda’s, if you wish to find out any further information regarding this vacancy then please contact Kate :