Account Director - Agency

  • Job Reference: 786678749-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Vanilla Recruitment (UK) Ltd
  • Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for a talented Account Director with real creative vision and ambition to join a leading marketing services company, known for helping a wide range of international brands to communicate effectively with consumers through a variety of eyecatching and engaging digital innovations.The successful applicant will deliver outstanding service for a range of key accounts, and will have an impressive track record in exceeding client expectations.Based at a state-of-the art high-tech hub, you'll lead and inspire your team towards ensuring effective end-to-end project delivery. The role will be pivotal in maintaining long-lasting and prosperous client relationships, so the candidate must demonstrate outstanding commercial, creative and technical acumen, alongside excellent communication skills.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and shaping creative proposals for clients with complete confidence, exploring ways to help grow their business, deliver their ambitions and bring their brands to market effectively.
  • Identifying, understanding and overcoming commercial and market dilemmas.
  • Engaging with Project Managers to ensure project objectives are achievable and meet quality standards.
  • Achieving timely end-to-end project delivery whilst closely monitoring commercial details
  • Leading, inspiring and motivating a team.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues throughout the business to establish best practice processes.
  • Understanding the requirements of customers to ensure their needs are being met.
  • Identifying opportunities for the update and development of systems and business methods.
  • Continuously keeping informed of emerging trends and market conditions.

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role as an Account Manager or Account Director within a creative business or marketing services agency.
  • Industry-relevant qualification.
  • Experience in a relevant business sector is essential, such as high street retail, food and drink, technology and / or the building markets.
  • Adept at understanding commercial and market dilemmas, and able to help clients overcome them.
  • Proven leadership skills, having had prior people management responsibility and experience of building a cohesive and collaborative team.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Approaches tasks with curiousity, always looking for opportunities to innovate and to improve.
  • Appreciates the value and importance of working collaboratively with teams across the business.
  • Able to adapt to a fast-moving business environment, with a positive approach to change.
  • Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skill set.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and tenacity.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and when putting together written correspondence, reports and presentations.

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm

Salary and benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Flexible working
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives