Client Account Director

Recruiter
Liga Recruitment
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious individual with proven experience of working within a client services role within an advertising agency. Working closely with Company's Senior Management, the successful individual will join at an exciting time, playing a key role in the agency's ambitious growth plan.

Duties Include;
Devote significant time and energy in developing close and productive client relationships dealing directly with the day to day clients and senior as needed; both professionally and socially
Be seen as the day to day person responsible for the delivery of all activity by the Client and all departments within the Agency. Proactively owning the status and next steps, even if they are ultimately not leading the project
End to end campaign management, including contact strategy planning, creative brief writing, creative briefings, client presentations, asset production and delivery, reporting & post-campaign analysis
Be respected by Clients for organisation, delivery of activity and proactive communication
Brief, direct and inspire the Creative, Development, Design and Testing/Optimisation teams
Exercise the ability to judge Creative ideas in terms of factual accuracy and relevance to brief and give feedback
Manage production/creative development timing to ensure internal approval prior to Client presentations
Actively promote Group companies to Clients and secure cross-selling opportunities
Form close working relationships with other agency counterparts and be up to date with and able to discuss the latest media and social trends with Clients
Take and active understanding of client’s business objectives, communication objectives and the role of the Agency in relation to these
Be aware of the impact of the changing competitive environment on Clients’ brands and actively contribute to debates and actions as a result of competitive initiatives
Hold and understand the Client/Agency contract on all Client accounts and be fully versed in the Clients’ financial planning cycle/accounting system
Demonstrate proactive ownership of and responsibility for the financial position of each account e.g. WIP, billing etc.

Requirements:
Proven experience of working within a client services role within an advertising agency
Ability to develop and maintain string relationships with diverse and large client bases
Confident communicator who regularly demonstrates initiative
Experience of liaising with suppliers directly e.g. Journalist, Media, Vloggers and Social platform providers
Experience of running projects internally, planning through to delivery, allocating resource and controlling timelines and budgets
Financial accountability, reporting and ensuring job profitability
Demonstrate consistent written and presentation skills
Have a real passion for the industry, proven by qualifications and extracurricular participation, and a determination to create fantastic work every time!
Attention to detail to ensure work leaves the agency at the highest possible quality

The Package;
27 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising by one day each year to max of 30 days
Private Health Insurance
Dental Plan
Optical Plan
Discounted gym membership
Free Financial Planning Advice

If you are interested, please contact Liam Baynham on 02920-007-073, or apply using the links provided.

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