Content Planning Account Director

Network Marketing
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is your opportunity as a Content Marketing expert to join one of the most exciting content divisions in the UK! The wider agency has a culture that is the envy of many of its competitors and every one from the CEO to the university placement candidates is empowered, valued and they have managed to strike a unique blend between work and play. The agency continues to grow from strength to strength and as a result, career opportunities are readily available. The working environment is fantastic, the salaries are competitive within the market, the people that you work with are an incredibly-focused friendly bunch; in fact, there are not many better opportunities out there in the UK right now!

Job Description:

- Client performance – urgency and pro-activity in defending and growing SEO and Content marketing performance while leading and managing 3 large SEO and Content planning accounts

- Strategy – what new layers of value can you bring to the client each quarter/year that tie in to their strategic objectives?

- Strategic direction of the account – not just specifying tactics (e.g. linkbait or duplicate content) but highlighting the role of SEO and content as part of their marketing activity – considering consumers, their brand and potentially the wider political, economic, social, technological and legal environment that the business operates within. What are quick wins and longer-term strategies for the client? Where should they invest their budget and why? What is the story around the investment?

- Quality control and client servicing - You are ultimately accountable for client feedback. Ensuring all prioritized client and internal requests done on time, to the quality expected, and that the OP team maintains and builds impeccable levels of trust and relationships. Client feedback is always good to excellent.

- Commercial management – accountability for billings, client forecasting, spend, appropriate (ROI-focused) defensible and sustainable growth of fees, profitably operating account to expectations.

- Development and progression of your account team and direct reports – mentoring them in organic performance, setting expectations, resource management, quality control and feedback before things go to the client, stretching people's development against the Talent Benchmarking process. Part of the measurement of your success as a senior manager is on your capability to develop your team.

What We're Looking For:

This is quite a tricky fill for the agency as they're looking for someone who effectively has the role of a media planner, SEO Strategist and content marketing expert!! You will have the knowledge to be able to run 2 large SEO accounts, which are quite technical and demanding, have the strategic foresight to be able to spot upcoming content marketing opportunities for your client AND as well as all this… you will be able to build great relationships with content partnerships – not an easy task!

To Apply:

If you think this role would suit you, please apply via the link below or call David Walsh on for a confidential discussion about the position.

We respond to all CVs so you will hear back from us within the next couple of days.

About Us:

Network Marketing specialises in Marketing, Digital and Creative recruitment across the UK with offices in Leeds, London and Manchester.

Network Marketing is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age