Account Director - Agency

Posted 3 days ago

  • Harlow Wood, Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, East Midlands
  • Permanent
  • £50,000.00 to £60,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 25 days
We're looking for a talented Account Director with real creative vision and ambition to join a leading marketing services company, known for helping a wide range of international brands to communicate effectively with consumers through a variety of eyecatching and engaging digital innovations.
The successful applicant will deliver outstanding service for a range of key accounts, and will have an impressive track record in exceeding client expectations.
Based at a state-of-the art high-tech hub, you'll lead and inspire your team towards ensuring effective end-to-end project delivery. The role will be pivotal in maintaining long-lasting and prosperous client relationships, so the candidate must demonstrate outstanding commercial, creative and technical acumen, alongside excellent communication skills.
Duties and responsibilities:
Evaluating and shaping creative proposals for clients with complete confidence, exploring ways to help grow their business, deliver their ambitions and bring their brands to market effectively.
Identifying, understanding and overcoming commercial and market dilemmas.
Engaging with Project Managers to ensure project objectives are achievable and meet quality standards.
Achieving timely end-to-end project delivery whilst closely monitoring commercial details
Leading, inspiring and motivating a team.
Working collaboratively with colleagues throughout the business to establish best practice processes.
Understanding the requirements of customers to ensure their needs are being met.
Identifying opportunities for the update and development of systems and business methods.
Continuously keeping informed of emerging trends and market conditions.
Skills and experience required:
Extensive experience in a similar role as an Account Manager or Account Director within a creative business or marketing services agency.
Industry-relevant qualification.
Experience in a relevant business sector is essential, such as high street retail, food and drink, technology and / or the building markets.
Adept at understanding commercial and market dilemmas, and able to help clients overcome them.
Proven leadership skills, having had prior people management responsibility and experience of building a cohesive and collaborative team.
Strong IT skills.
Approaches tasks with curiousity, always looking for opportunities to innovate and to improve.
Appreciates the value and importance of working collaboratively with teams across the business.
Able to adapt to a fast-moving business environment, with a positive approach to change.
Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skill set.
Demonstrates enthusiasm and tenacity.
Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and when putting together written correspondence, reports and presentations.
Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Salary and benefits:
£50,000 - £60,000
Free parking
Flexible working
Healthcare scheme
Employee wellbeing initiatives