Account Director

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
23 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Dec 2017
Ref
NS32
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director

A full-service agency with a focus on growing long term relationships with their clients based on quality of service and mutual trust and a wonderful client list including leading car manufacturers are seeking an Account Director to join their small, friendly team.

Role Summary:

The role of the Account Director is to maintain the high standards instilled by the agency's Client Centric approach across 2 global automobile clients.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Client management responsibility, including managing timings, budgets and expectations.
  • Demonstrate the agency's results and effectiveness to clients on a continuous basis.
  • Manage a team of up to 4 people
  • Collaboration with senior clients on both a Creative and Production level.
  • Manage a P&L to achieve retention and growth
  • Identify and drive new business opportunities within the client
  • Some management of 3rd party suppliers, so an ability to tightly control a process is important.
  • Manage projects according to strict timings and budgets.
  • Work cohesively with creatives and studio on all aspects of our workload.


About You:

  • 5+ years of similar agency experience is a must.
  • A strong background in managing work in DM, CRM, and Press/OOH channels is preferred.
  • Have a consistent record of taking, interpreting and delivering projects, within agreed timeframes.
  • Ability to challenge the client when necessary, whilst keeping a positive relationship.
  • Experience in managing a P&L.
  • Previous experience in people management managing is essential.
  • Show a collaborative management style supporting and developing your team.


Salary + Extra's

  • Competitive salary offered
  • Extra day off on your Birthday
  • Pension scheme


To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Nicola Hedges at Copeland Automotive Recruitment. Ref: NS32

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