Agency Account Director

  • Job Reference: 795043733-2
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Beyond The Book
  • Location: Moseley, Birmingham
  • Salary: £45,000 to £51,000
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Marketing, Media, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you an agency Account Director, or have been in the past, looking for a fresh opportunity? Would working in an in-house agency be just the change you might be after? This role comes with a salary of up to £50k, 3 days onsite hybrid model, 40+ days holiday, a fantastic pension, subsidised gym, nurseries and more. Oh, and working hours that reflect a healthy work-life balance!

The Company

This agency sits within a not for profit organisation and is structured and functions as an agency, with a client services team and a creative team of Content Designers and Producers. The agency services many business areas within the organisation, and the projects are very varied; B2B, B2C, print, digital, campaign, film and more. Target audiences vary hugely too. The agency is well established there and is staffed with very talented people who all work collaboratively to produce work to a really high standard. The environment is full of energy and positivity.

The Role

This role takes responsibility for client relationships across design, media, digital and print. It requires an experienced senior account management professional with proven client servicing skills and an understanding of all areas of strategic marketing including design, print, digital and media channels to deliver bespoke and integrated campaigns.

The role is client-facing, and you will liaise regularly with Marketing Managers and other senior Managers from professional services and academics to improve strategic planning, ensure effective briefing to the creative team, supporting these clients on best practice and managing their expectations on project delivery.

The role will be accountable for delivering 3 key objectives:

  • Delivering professional quality visual communications
  • Providing first-class customer service
  • Developing a business for growth and profitability

You will use your team management experience to mentor, develop and inspire a team of four AEs/AMs to be the very best of themselves and for their clients.

A full job description is available.

About You

An experienced agency client services professional is key to this opportunity, and from an integrated background.

You will excel in this role if you love relationship building, with clients and your team, and are known for your calm, resilient, can-do, problem-solving natural ability.

Experience of the inner workings of in-house would be a big bonus, although not essential.

If you d like to know more, please send your cv to me as soon as you can!