Account Director

Job Title: Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 123550_1566203697
Contact Name: Harry Matthes
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 19, 2019 09:34

Job Description

Account Director - London
£40,000 - £50,000

An internationally renowned full-service media agency is on the hunt for a couple of new account directors working across some of their blue-chip clients across both retail and tech. The new Account Directors will cover media planning and buying across performance channels and manage a strong and thriving team.

Responsibilities - Account Director
* Support the Client Partner in managing one of the agency's largest clients
* Maintain client relationships at all levels
* Digital media planning and buying for clients
* Apply innovation to our services and client briefs
* Oversee budgetary control and management for clients
* Set realistic forecasts and spots opportunities for cross-selling
* Demonstrate how a given client or brand strategy will impact commercial results for clients
* Manage the time, workload and development of Account Managers in the team providing continuous feedback
* Set clear direction and focuses on longer term plans
* Understand the client's marketing strategy and objectives and how to use the combined skills of the teams to deliver against them
* Stay current on a range of issues - market, industry and own area of expertise

Requirements - Account Director
* Media planning and buying experience managing accounts and budgets
* Experience working in an agency environment (preferable)
* Broad knowledge across all digital channels and ability to think holistically when producing a digital strategy.
* Track record of demonstrating growth to client's businesses
* You must be able to think fast, react accordingly and remain poised under pressure
* A good understanding of excel, pivot tables, formulas and manipulating data to see clear trends
* Great people management skills
* Understanding of how digital fits into the bigger picture.
* Knowledge of tracking standards
* High standard of administration and financial awareness
* Forward thinking and confident in expressing point of view

Perks - Account Director
* Great office environment
* A stocked kitchen for breakfast
* Agile working
* Fantastic regular socials
* Gym discount
* Private health insurance

To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Harry Matthes | DD: + 44| 207 845 7276 -
Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly!
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