Account Director

Location
England, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
Salary
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
17 Mar 2017
Ref
048CG
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Account Director - Employee and Customer Engagement

The Business

This is a chance to join one of the largest and best respected employee engagement agencies in the world. Established for over 20 years this agency are best known for helping some of the world's biggest brands retain, motivate and reward their staff. Based in an attractive location in the West of England, they are accustomed to winning awards for their innovative on and offline communications for a variety of different sectors.

The Job

The role of Account Director is extremely important. You will be the leader of the team and the main point of contact for the client(s). You'll be tasked with building relationships with senior level corporate clients as well as your own internal team. You'll need to be persuasive and articulate in order to convey the benefits of using the services your team provide. It will be your responsibility to ensure budgets are adhered to, projects completed on time and staff kept busy but not swamped with work. A very stimulating, challenging role for someone with prior expereince in a marketing agency of a similar nature.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Mentoring your team
  • Nurturing and growing exisiting accounts
  • Identifying opportunities for growth within the agency
  • Managing budgets and ensuring GP is kept constant
  • Managing projects from initial idea to final review

The person

You'll probably already know if you're the right person for this job, you'll be at Senior Account Manager or Account Director level within a marketing agency environment looking for a new challenge.

Attributes associated with the role:

  • Warm, engaging personality
  • Self motivated, proactive
  • Persuasive
  • Creatively minded
  • Organised and intelligent
  • A natural leader
  • Determination

What can you expect in return?

As you would expect, this agency know how to look after their staff and provide a decent benefits package in order to do so. The successful applicant will receive,

  • Company Pension
  • Car Allowance
  • Phone
  • Laptop
  • 25 days holiday rising by 1 year for each year worked
  • Profit related bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Training and personal development allowance
  • Regular days/nights out on the company

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