Account Director

Expiring today

Recruiter
Candidate Source
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a brilliant Account Director (or an experienced and aspiring Senior Account Manager), who wants to work on great projects, with great brands and great people, and be a genuine driving force in one of Edinburgh’s top agencies?

We are one of Scotland’s most creative agencies, a leader in our field. This opportunity represents a great opportunity for someone who already has agency experience to further develop and enhance their skills, working with some of the top names in the industry.

This is a challenging and varied role, and you will have a cool, calm strategic mind, a passion for creativity, and interpersonal skills that will engage and motivate clients both existing and new.

As an Account Director your key responsibilities are:

- To direct and leader the ATL Account Management team.
- To be an inspirational leader, providing direction, support and development opportunities to help your team realise their full potential – something that’s at the heart of the agency’s ethos.
- To nurture the agency’s culture as this is a major part of the remit of every senior management team member.
- To pitch and write compelling tenders and presentations.

To be a successful Account Director you will have the following skills and experience:

- Degree qualified or equivalent and have proven experience, either on agency or client side, in advertising.
- Ability to build trusting relationships with clients.
- Extensive advertising experience.
- Inspiring and motivating team leadership and direction.
- Team player across the agency.
- Experience in working in a fast-paced environment.
- A track record of implementing effective campaigns across several disciplines.
- Excellent presentation and selling skills.
- Ability to solve problems quickly, calmly and effectively.
- Well-versed in tender/proposal writing.
- First class organisational skills – able to multi-task and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.
- Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
- A strong commercial awareness, and watertight forecast management experience.
- Enthusiasm and passion for the industry and new developments/ technologies.
- Excellent literacy and numeracy.

In return, the Director will receive a salary up to £45,000 per annum. As the Director you will also receive excellent benefits and a bonus.

Candidate Source Ltd is an advertising agency and the details sent in your application will be passed to a third party responsible for processing the application. This will include holding and sharing your personal data and our legal basis for this is legitimate interest subject to your declared interest in a job. Our privacy policy can be found on our website and we can be contacted to inform you of the third partys details should you wish

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