Digital Account Director

Job Title: Digital Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Reference: 47282b.
Contact Name: Becky Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 23, 2020 12:20

Job Description

Digital Account Director, Integrated Marketing Agency, Manchester City Centre, £50k 

Forward Role are proud to be working with one of Manchester’s fastest growing integrated marketing agencies in their search for a Digital Account Director to join the team. This is a pivotal role for the agency and you will take a lead on key retained accounts and focus on the commercial side of driving forward client accounts. They are looking for a Digital Account Director who is fiercely curious and excited by working out how to do things differently! This is a brilliant opportunity to join an established agency, leading client account plans and collaborating with the wider teams covering digital media, technology, branding and creative.

As Digital Account Director you will be well-versed with really getting to know your clients and understanding their needs, with the ability to translate this back into accurate briefs for the wider team to work on. You’ll be able to advise on the full breadth of the agencies digital services and will constantly have a focus on the commercials, looking for ways to get the best results for clients. Your digital background may be focused on managing design & build web projects, or you may be more digital marketing centric, the key thing is the ability to lead client accounts confidently. 


  • Managing key client relationships and acting as the link between agency and client.
  • Creating commercial opportunities with current clients to maximise revenue growth.
  • Client account planning for high value accounts alongside the Head of Client Services.
  • Collaborating with the wider team including the studio and creative teams
  • Contributing to pitches and new business
  • Client reporting and providing strategic direction for accounts
  • Reporting on paid media results, relaying performance monthly and yearly.


  • Commercially driven with the ability to seek out a digital campaigns value.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven experience in leading client relationships, through emphasising the value of digital.
  • Curiosity to work out how to do things differently.
  • Excellent at leading presentations

As an agency they cover digital, brand design & innovation tied with creative. They have a brilliant office space with a fun, lively team who are genuinely passionate about their jobs! As Digital Account Director this role forms a crucial part of the agency's development plan and you will help aid their ongoing transformation. Part of the perks of working there include a real focus on collaboration, regular social events, creative office space and exceptional investment in training and development. Senior Account Manager's looking to step up are welcome to apply. 

Digital Account Director, Integrated Marketing Agency, Manchester City Centre, £50k

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