Account Director

Not specified
16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Hannah Lawry
Marketing Disciplines
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Head of, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director
An award winning top 50 integrated B2B marketing agency based near Oxford, with an impressive list of clients are looking for an Account Director to join them on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a range of digital projects and campaigns. Role & responsibilities - Work closely with clients to develop an in-depth understanding of their business, products and marketing objectives. - Provide marketing guidance and consultancy to clients to add value to their business. - Recommend, plan and deliver dynamic integrated marketing programs across both online and off-line channels. - Be involved at all stages of the planning and creative process. - Take responsibility for day-to-day client relationships to ensure client satisfaction, retention and growth. - Manage and lead a team of Account Managers including performance and workload management. - Oversee team projects to ensure they are delivered on time and to budget. - Work with the Head of Client Services on account planning and opportunity development. - Active involvement in supporting new business opportunities including assisting with proposal writing and pitch preparation as required. - Brief and liaise closely with the internal design and digital teams plus external suppliers. - Work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients with exceptional service at all times. Technical skills & experience - A creative thinker, with proven experience of developing strategic marketing plans and implementing integrated marketing and lead generation programmes across online and offline channels. - Extensive B2B multi-channel marketing experience with a proven background in a marketing or creative agency. - Experience of working across multiple sectors with a preferred focus on technology and software. - Proven experience of project managing multiple projects within tight timescales. - A confident, can-do attitude with excellent communication and presentation skills. - Strong commercial and resource planning skills. - Previous experience of leading, managing and motivating a team. - An organised approach with excellent attention to detail. - Personable, approachable and able to inspire confidence in others. If you're an Account Director looking to move to an award winning agency get in touch.