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Account Director

Major Players
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Full Time
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£60K - £70K

Major Players are working with a brand agency that creates, delivers and supports projects worldwide. Their work generates consumer attention, turning casual observers into devoted followers of brands. They are looking for an Account Director to join their growing client services team.

You will be leading and growing accounts mainly in the FMCG sector while delivering world-class campaigns; working from the Tring office 3 days a week.

The Role / Company

This agency has an international reputation for excellence in experiential marketing and promotional event staff; creating distinctive, valuable and meaningful brand experiences the change consumer behaviour. Applying deep insights, creativity and planning tools alongside proven processes in project management, operation, logistics and promotional staffing, their experienced and passionate team always inject energy into their client's campaigns, enhancing every aspect of their experiential marketing initiatives.

They believe experience is everything and strive to ensure that everything they produce as an agency has the consumer experience at the heart of the concept. They work closely with clients to aid, manage and produce; from concept to execution, seeking to achieve the very best ROE. They go to great lengths to understand their client's brand, the persona of their ideal consumers, and their emotional triggers before creating an innovative experience that initiates brand devotion from first interaction.

Key Responsibilities
  • Own the client relationship and take, taking responsibility with overall client success and
  • satisfaction
  • Lead your team to ensure that all key project documents including status reports, contact
  • reports and timing plans are delivered to the Client on time and to the required standard
  • Identify new opportunities and areas of growth within designated clients
  • Have a thorough understanding of your department's roles and responsibilities and all of
  • the agency's processes. Actively strive for best practice across all projects working with other team members to ensure a consistently high standard across the whole agency.
  • Take responsibility for the financial reporting of designated accounts.
  • Own account growth plans for each account and demonstrate how you will help develop
  • each account
  • Lead and coordinate pitch presentations and material/collateral with the relevant
  • departments and staff
  • Alongside agency colleagues, present creative responses, strategy and insight ideas and
  • concepts to the client
  • Work with the Planning & Insight Hub and the Digital, Social & Media Hub on monitoring
  • the effectiveness of projects and campaigns developing and contributing to the project
  • evaluation

Skills & Experience

Must have:
  • Over 3 years in agency brand communications ideally in the FMCG sector
  • Experience working as a successful Account Director
  • Strong Client Servicing experience
  • Ability to spot opportunities
  • A track record of winning developing and growing accounts
  • A track record of developing client leads, pitches and presentation
  • Results focused
  • Ability to lead pitches and presentations
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and 'people skills', for working with a range of colleagues and clients
  • Good experience of leading and motivating a team
  • Keen eye for detail
  • A creative approach to every project and opportunity
  • Great presentation and pitching skills for new business

Salary & Perks

Location - Flexible with 2-3 days a week in the Tring office

Salary - £60,000 - £70,000 Depending on Experience
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