Corporate Strategic Marketing Account Director

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£38 - 45K
29 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Marketing Disciplines
Marketing, PR and Communications
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

This leading integrated agency is looking for a new Account Director to sit in their strategic team. The role will oversee PR, Creative, Social and Digital campaigns for clients within the property, professional services, finance and corporate sectors.

They are looking for a strategic marketing communications lead, who will drive the growth of the company by taking ownership of client relationships at a senior level to make a positive difference to their business. The main objective of the role is to grow existing business and convert new business opportunities into profitable client relationships. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Grow existing business
  • Set and evolve client strategy
  • Manage senior client relationships
  • Collaborate with team heads over briefing, costing, resourcing and timing of activities
  • Oversee output across teams to ensure all work is aligned with strategy and meets quality expectations
  • Cross-sell and up-sell agency services
  • Win new business
  • Conduct annual financial forecasting and set growth targets in line with agency-wide targets
  • Drive achievement of growth targets
  • Find and lead on winning new business, utilising the agency resources as appropriate
  • Act as an agency ambassador
  • Expand professional networks


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship management, both internal and external
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Ability to deliver on time
  • Commercial nous
  • High level of understanding across multi-channel marketing
  • Proactive approach
  • Can demonstrate a macro viewpoint and understand its impact on clients’ businesses

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