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Account Director

Job Title: Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 15624270
Job Published: December 08, 2017 00:00

Job Description

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - £45-£50K - PERM - EXPERIENTIAL - E LONDON

We're looking for a really solid Account Director to join this marvellous experiential agency based in E London. The role will see you reporting into a Senior Account Director, working really closely to develop client strategy and take the lead with the management of a couple of really ken accounts! There is a lot of scope for progression for the right candidate who is dedicated and hungry to progress.

ROLE
Delivering a nice mix of large scale events, sampling roadshows, launches and live activations for a variety of FMCG and high end beauty brands
Responsible for the management of a team of experienced Senior Account Managers, AM's and AE's
You'll be leading the client contact from the front, empowering your team to take responsibility for their own projects and ensuring the overall success and delivery of projects
Developing solid relationships with new and existing clients, you'll be comfortable pitching for new business while being able to identify opportunities for growth with existing clients
Mentoring and motivating the team to hit set KPI's
Taking overall responsibility for budget management, with a keen eye for ROI and forecasting
Acting as a sounding board for the entire team for any new work coming through
Championing a culture of applying attention to detail to everything, whether it be quotes, day to day communication and delivery

REQUIREMENTS
Solid experience gained within a similar experiential agency
Ability to deliver a wide range of sampling campaign and live event
Experience managing clients from the FMCG and beauty sectors would be ideal
Tenacious, ambitious and meticulous personality with the willingness to go the extra mile
Team management experience is essential
Ability to establish and develop relationships with clients, instilling confidence and trust
Commercially minded, able to identify opportunities for growth
Able to lead from the front, delegate as needed but equally happy to roll up sleeves and deliver hands on

Please do get in touch, if you're looking for that next challenge!!