Account Director - Media
This is an opening with the largest media agency outside of London, and is part of the fastest growing global media group.
In essence, you will drive business growth by unlocking the client's business opportunity and capability; to deliver outstanding client service, innovative and ambitious client solutions which have measurable business performance value to clients. You will build relationships with mid-level clients and industry stakeholders on a day to day basis, and be a trusted advisor that deepens the client relationship to ensure retention and growth. You will effectively manage the team and resource; ensure they build strong relationships with their counterparts to deliver outstanding client service. You will use historic campaign performance and future media trends (e.g. mobile, paid social, content) to stimulate future thinking strategies and lead clients' digital strategies highlighting opportunities for digital growth.
What we're looking for
Solid digital media industry experience across all channels and the confidence to input into Board meetings with peers and senior management, as well as being able to create effective cross channel plans to deliver results & client satisfaction. You must be able to manage a team and deliver excellent communications solutions, as well as the ability to drive business growth by unlocking the client's business opportunity and capability. It is essential that you have extensive experience of planning media solutions across digital and wider integrated channels. On a daily basis you'll be working with national and international brands so you must be comfortable in this domain, and be able to thrive in this environment.
What's on offer
An office culture and environment, and benefits scheme which is second to none, coupled with endless opportunities to develop and grow within a truly global group. There is also a salary on offer which is between £40 - £50,000 (DOE) plus the added advantage of working in the heart of Manchester.